Biography

Dr. Wells is a faculty member in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

A 1976 graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, he completed an internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Parkland Memorial Hospital and UT Southwestern in 1980, where he served as Chief Resident during his last year.  For the next 30+ years, he was in private practice and served as a volunteer and clinical faculty member in obstetrics and gynecology at Parkland.  In 2014, he joined the full-time faculty of the Department.

Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Wells' clinical responsibilities are in the Parkland Health and Hospital System where he mentors and counsels medical students, residents, and MFM fellows, and is a faculty attending physician in the Parkland clinics, labor and delivery, and operating room.  He is also a contributing author to the textbook Williams Obstetrics.

Education

Medical School
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1976)
Internship
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1977), Obstetrics & Gynecology
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1980), Obstetrics & Gynecology

Research Interest

  • Chronic Hypertension In Pregnancy
  • Diabetes / Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy
  • HIV in Pregnancy
  • Placenta Accreta / Placental Implantation Disorders
  • Preeclampsia / Eclampsia

Publications

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Fetal Heart Rate Tracings Associated with Eclamptic Seizures.
Ambia AM, Wells CE, Yule CS, Mcintire D, Cunningham FFG, Am J Obstet Gynecol 2022 Jun
Congenital Malformation Risk According to Hemoglobin A1c Values in a Contemporary Cohort with Pregestational Diabetes.
Martin RB, Duryea EL, Ambia A, Ragsdale A, Mcintire D, Wells CE, Spong CY, Dashe JS, Nelson DB, Am J Perinatol 2021 Jun
Predicting Placenta Accreta Spectrum: Validation of the Placenta Accreta Index.
Happe SK, Yule CS, Spong CY, Wells CE, Dashe JS, Moschos E, Rac MWF, McIntire DD, Twickler DM, J Ultrasound Med 2020 Oct
Prospective First-Trimester Ultrasound Imaging of Low Implantation and Placenta Accreta Spectrum.
Happe SK, Rac MWF, Moschos E, Wells CE, Dashe JS, McIntire DD, Twickler DM, J Ultrasound Med 2020 May
The impact of baseline proteinuria in pregnant women with pregestational diabetes mellitus.
Ambia AM, Seasely AR, Macias DA, Nelson DB, Wells CE, McIntire DD, Cunningham FG, Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM 2020 Feb 2 1 100072
Perinatal outcomes associated with abnormal cardiac remodeling in women with treated chronic hypertension.
Ambia AM, Morgan JL, Wells CE, Roberts SW, Sanghavi M, Nelson DB, Cunningham FG Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 2018 Mar
Frequency and Consequences of Ventricular Hypertrophy in Pregnant Women with Treated Chronic Hypertension.
Ambia AM, Morgan JL, Wilson KL, Roberts SW, Wells CE, Mcintire DD, Sanghavi M, Nelson DB, Cunningham FG Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 2017 Jun
Cervical Length in Patients at Risk for Placenta Accreta.
Rac MW, McIntire DD, Wells CE, Moschos E, Twickler DD J Ultrasound Med 2017 Mar
Association of Baseline Proteinuria and Adverse Outcomes in Pregnant Women With Treated Chronic Hypertension.
Morgan JL, Nelson DB, Roberts SW, Wells CE, McIntire DD, Cunningham FG Obstet Gynecol 2016 Jul

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • American Institute of Ultrasound In Medicine: Fellow
    Fellow (FAIUM) (2019)
  • UTSW: Pritchard College Mentor
    Pritchard College Mentor (2018)
  • APGO: Association Of Professors Of Gynecology And Obstetrics Teaching Award (2017) University of Texas Southwestern
    (2017)
  • GHHS: Gold Humanism Honor Society Faculty Award (2017) University of Texas Southwestern
    (2017)
  • National Faculty Teaching Award In Obstetrics & Gynecology (2014) University of Texas Southwestern
    American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology / Council of Resident Education In Obstetrics & Gynecology (2014)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (1976) University of Texas Medical Branch
    (1976)
  • Hambrock-McGanity Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology (1975) University of Texas Medical Branch
    (1975)
  • Mu Delta Honorary Medical Service Society (1975) University of Texas Medical Branch
    (1975)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Institute of Ultrasound In Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association