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John C. Wellons MD, MSPH

Cal Turner Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery, Professor of Neurological Surgery, Pediatrics, and Radiology & Radiological Sciences, Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery Vice Chair, Academics and Faculty Affairs, and Medical Director, Surgical Outcomes Center for Kids
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  • 90 ratings
  • 6 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury, Compression or Tumors
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    Congenital Malformations of the Brain and Spinal Cord
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    Neurological Surgery
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    Neurosciences
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    Pediatric Neurologic Surgery
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    Pediatric Neurosurgery
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    Stroke and Cerebrovascular
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    The Chiari Malformations
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    Tumors of the Brain and Spinal Cord

Conditions and Treatments

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    Neurosciences
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    Stroke and Cerebrovascular Care

Locations

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Mississippi Medical Center, 1995
  • Internship - Duke University Health System, 1996
  • Residency - Duke University Health System, 2000
  • Chief Residency - Duke University Health System, 2001
  • Fellowship - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 2002
  • Research Fellowship - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 2012
  • Master of Science in Public Health

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2004
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery - American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery, 2006

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
He was wonderful - made us feel like he really cared about her, and we felt very confident in his recommendations.
June 24, 2022
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Very pleased! Very nice and explained and answered all the questions we had.
May 26, 2022
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Dr Wellons is always amazing! Sad I won't be going to him anymore now that I've aged out of childrens and gotten better.
May 11, 2022
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Dr. Wellons explained everything so well and made sure that I didn't have any questions.
January 20, 2022
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All of the above were great!
January 19, 2022
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Dr. Wellons always listen and always asks my opinion.
November 18, 2021
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