Dr. John D. Wells

  • MD
  • Medical Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

Dr. John Wells is a medical oncologist who specializes in the care of persons diagnosed with cancer including lung cancer, breast cancer, mediastinal tumors and cancer of unknown primary site. Research interests include tests for new anticancer treatments, the discovery of medicines that specifically attack lung cancer, multimodality therapy (using surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy together to destroy cancers) and better ways to control physical symptoms caused by cancer and cancer treatment. Dr. Wells is particularly interested in finding ways to select the best treatments for persons with cancer based on clinical factors and the molecular characteristics of their tumor specimens. Dr. Wells clinical expertise includes lung cancer, new cancer treatments, thymoma, mediastinal tumors, control of side effects and physical problems caused by cancer and cancer treatments.

Education

Universities

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine

Residencies

  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

Internships

  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

Expertise And Interests

Interests

  • Oncology/Hematologic Oncology