Dr. James Wells

Psychiatry
Hillsborough, NC
43 years experience male

Locations

Office

Hillsborough, NC

Address

5024, Boulder Run Rd, Hillsborough, NC, United States
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Bio

Born (11-23-1947) & raised in Greenville, NC - Eagle Scout at age 13. Scout camp counselor, 1962-1965. Have practiced Adult & Geriatric Psychiatry at Center For Creative Balance from 1982 - present. Education: UNC, Chapel Hill - MD,1977; Wake Forest University – BS Biology,1974; HM2, US Navy, 1968–1972; J.H. Rose High School – Keetch Distinguished Service Cup, 1966. Residency: Duke University Medical Center (DUMC), Durham Regional Hospital – Chief Resident in Psychiatry, 1981-1982; DUMC – Residency in Psychiatry, 1978-1982; DUMC - Internship in Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine, 1977-1978. Current Interests: Spending time with wife, children & grandchildren; Live jazz; Long-distance hiking & camping; Woodworking; Discussing, reading & writing about politics, theology, & medicine.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

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220 Answers
147 Agrees
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wells
43 years experience Psychiatry
Suggest Abilify (aripiprazole).: Amitriptyline does not generally lead to suicidal thoughts, but in any case, adding 2 mg of Abilify (aripiprazole) each morning may give you significa ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wells
43 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction possible: Lorazepam can be addicting, especially for people with a personal or family history of problems with alcohol. Otherwise, your having done well on lora ... Read More
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Dec 14, 2013
Dr. Wells is a welcome newcomer to Healthtap. His responses are backed by years of practice, keen awareness of psychopharmacology, and based In sound practical advice that only a seasoned practitioner...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wells is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wells is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My doctor assured me that this was safe but a 2nd opinion always helps
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) i experience the same it is very calming and changes mood completely;)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for the info. No changes in meds or diet. may consult dr.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, NC
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

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