Dr. Robert L Wells MD
Family Practitioner5050 Ne Hoyt St Suite 240 Portland OR, 97213
Dr. Robert Wells is a family practitioner practicing in Portland, OR. Dr. Wells specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Wells possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch of Med, Portland Or 1979
Georgetown University in Washington DC 1979
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Disease
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Vascular Disease
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