Dr. Neil Wells is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada (RCPSC) as a plastic surgeon with over 23 years experience specializing in cosmetic, reconstructive, as well as hand and wrist surgery.
Dr. Wells received his medical school training from the University of British Columbia and completed a rotating internship at Dalhousie University in 1991. He subsequently returned to the University of British Columbia and completed his residency in Plastic Surgery in 1996. He then went on to complete a Hand and Wrist Fellowship at the University of Washington and returned to BC to become a member of the Division of Plastic Surgery at UBC.
He is currently on staff at Providence Health Care, Vancouver General Hospital, and Ambulatory Surgery Centre. Dr. Wells also provides consultation and surgical services in Whistler and Squamish, BC.
Dr. Wells is an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia in Plastic Surgery and has had many committee and leadership roles over the years, including acting as the Division Head of Plastic Surgery at St. Paul's Hospital, he recently stepped down to focus on his practice. He is a past member of the Non-Hospital Medical Surgical Facility Committee for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia which has oversight of all private surgical facilities.
Besides his busy clinical practice, Dr. Wells has been very involved in volunteer surgical missions throughout the world and participates in these on a yearly basis, previously with Operation Smile and now with the University of British Columbia Division of Plastic Surgery in Uganda.
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery