Brian J. Wells, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Brian J. Wells, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-416-5185 | Department: 336-716-2011


Education & Training

  • B.S., Ohio State University, 1995
  • M.D., Wright State University, 1999
  • M.S., Medical Univ Of South Carolina, 2004
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve, 2012

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Informatics
  • American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1235221508
Brian J. Wells, M.D., Ph.D.

Brian J. Wells, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Translational Science Institute
Family & Community Medicine
Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Online Systems; Colorectal Neoplasms; Diabetic Angiopathies; C-Reactive Protein
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-416-5185 | Department: 336-716-2011


Recent Publications

HEART pathway accelerated diagnostic protocol implementation: prospective pre-post interrupted time series design and methods. Mahler SA, Burke GL, Duncan PW, Case LD, Herrington DM, Riley RF, Wells BJ, Hiestand BC, Miller CD.. JMIR Res Protoc. 2016;5(1):e10.

Risk of overall mortality and cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes on dual drug therapy including metformin: a large database study from the Cleveland Clinic. Kannan S, Pantalone KM, Matsuda S, Wells BJ, Karafa M, Zimmerman RS.. J Diabetes. 2016;8(2):279-285.

Changes in characteristics and treatment patterns of patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes in a large United States integrated health system between 2008 and 2013. Pantalone KM, Hobbs TM, Wells BJ, Kong SX, Kattan MW, Bouchard J, Chagin KM, Yu C, Sakurada B, Milinovich A, Weng W, Bauman JM, Zimmerman RS.. Clin Med Insights Endocrinol Diabetes. 2016;9():23-30.

Intensification of diabetes therapy and time until A1C goal attainment among patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes who fail metformin monotherapy within a large integrated health system. Pantalone KM, Wells BJ, Chagin KM, Ejzykowicz F, Yu C, Milinovich A, Bauman JM, Kattan MW, Rajpathak S, Zimmerman RS.. Diabetes Care. 2016;39(9):1527-1534.

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