Dr James Wells joined our elite team of providers in July 2023, bringing with him over 40 years of education, training, and experience.
After graduating with his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Wells began practicing Family Medicine at the San Jacinto Methodist Hospital. He eventually moved to Selma Family Health Care, where he continued to practice Family Medicine, until he opened his own private practice, J. Darrick Wells MD, Inc., in 1996. Dr Wells continued to provide Family Medical Care for 22 years, before transitioning into the Urgent Care field of medicine.
Dr Wells’ awards are numerous and extensive, including: the Richard D Steed Scholar award, the All-Academic award, the Associated Press Honorable-Mention, & Phi Beta Kappa. During his college years, he was the Team Captain for the Rice University Football team, he received the American Spirit award, the George R. Brown Most Valuable Receiver award, the All-Southwest Conference Receiver award, and was inducted into the Tiger Athletic Hall of Fame.
After becoming a doctor, the leadership positions that he has held are even more copious, including:
Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee, Chairman of the
Performance Improvement committee, Chief of Staff for Selma Community Hospital, Governing Combined Board member of AMC-Hanford and Central Valley General Hospital, Chief of Staff Designee of the Selma Adventist Medical Center, Medical Executive Committee member Adventist Central Valley Medical Staff, Chairman of the Adventist Central Valley Medical Staff Credentials committee, and five (5) different Medical Director positions held.
In Dr Wells tenure as a physician, he has virtually seen it all and done it all. Call and schedule your appointment with him today.