Dr. Henry Wells, Jr., MD

Dr. WellsGood results and happy patients have motivated board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Henry Wells for over 25 years!  He has expertise in all areas of plastic and reconstructive Surgery but now focuses exclusively on cosmetic procedures.  Dr. Wells is especially well known for facial surgery. He is also known for the Mommy Makeover, which focuses on breast and abdominal surgery to bring back a mother’s more youthful contours. His patients have seen beautiful results and continue to send other patients to us.   He also oversees Wells Skin Care Program, which is one of the few aesthetic programs in the area directed by an on site plastic surgeon.  Dr. Wells is a leading cosmetic surgeon in Lexington, Kentucky.

Dr. Henry Wells graduated from the UNC-Chapel Hill. He received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky. He completed his plastic surgery training at the University of Missouri-Columbia and was an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery. He returned to Kentucky in 1988 to open his private practice and to be near his family.

He has held leadership positions in the Fayette County Medical Society. He is part of the University of Kentucky Medical School Alumni Association and Dr. Wells maintains an interest in Graduate Medical Education. He has been on the board of the Susan Komen Foundation of Lexington, The Rolex Three Day Event as well as Past President of the Kentucky Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Wells is an accomplished artist.  He formally studied art in graduate school and considered becoming a medical illustrator. His studies took a different direction and he entered medical school.  Now he translates his artistic talents into sculpting and enhancing the human body.  This allows his patients to achieve their aesthetic objectives.  Dr. Wells prides himself that his patients look natural and still look like themselves after surgery.  They just look just younger and more refreshed.

The American Board of Plastic Surgery certifies Dr. Wells.  He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the prestigious American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Under his leadership, Wells Plastic Surgery continues to grow and serve more patients in the region.  Wells Plastic Surgery & Skin Care is located in new larger offices at 1707 Nicholasville Road in Lexington, Kentucky.  This facility includes the addition of an in-office surgical suite for the convenience of his patients.  In this suite he can perform upper eyelifts, lip lifts, submittal liposuction, and more.


Wells Plastic Surgery & Skin Care
1707 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 255-6649