Timothy S. Wells, MD

Timothy S. Wells, MD

Assistant Professor

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Eye Institute

(414) 955-2020




  • Ophthalmology

Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital

Patient Ages Seen

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages Spoken

  • English

Diseases & Conditions

  • Bell's Palsy
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Thyroid Eye Disease

Treatments & Services

  • Botox and Soft Tissue Fillers
  • Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Eyelids
  • Eyebrow Lift Surgery
  • Eyelid and Scar Revision Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbital Diseases and Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment of Lower Eyelid Bags
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Clinic Locations

Eye Institute - Froedtert

925 North 87th Street
Milwaukee WI,  53226
Phone:(414) 955-2020
Fax:(414) 955-6300
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Dr. Timothy “Tim” S. Wells is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in ophthalmic plastic, reconstructive and orbital surgery (also known as oculoplastic surgery or oculoplastics). This specialty includes surgical and medical management of eyelid, lacrimal (tear duct), and orbital disorders. Dr. Wells is a clinician educator and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. Dr. Wells was formerly the chief teaching resident at Indiana University in 2003. He completed a prestigious two-year ASOPRS specialty fellowship in Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2005. Dr. Wells has served as attending surgeon at Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Zablocki VA Medical Center since 2005. Dr. Wells was awarded the Residents’ Award for Teaching Excellence in Ophthalmology in 2007. As a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), he currently serves on the Education Committee and participates in oral board examination for oculofacial surgeons. Dr. Wells strives to provide excellent care.

Education / Training
  • Doctor of Medicine - Indiana University School of Medicine - Indianapolis, IN (1999)
  • Internship - Indiana University Medical Center - Indianapolis (1999-2000)
  • Residency in Ophthalmology - Indiana University - Indianapolis (2000-2003)
  • Fellowship - Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals - Milwaukee (2003-2005)
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