Dr. Winfield J Wells MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Winfield Wells is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Huntington Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 44 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and one of 13 at Huntington Memorial Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Pediatric Cardiac

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1970–1974

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1974–1976

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Invited commentary.
Wells, W.

A novel reconstruction of the left superior vena cava.
Kane, L.C., Wells, W.J., Starnes, V.A.

Reducing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome with the introduction of an enteral feed protocol.
del Castillo, S.L., McCulley, M.E., Khemani, R.G., Jeffries, H.E., Thomas, D.W., Peregrine, J., Wells, W.J., Starnes, V.A., Moromisato, D.Y.

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