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UCLA Radiology
December 2007

Breast Imaging

The Department of Radiological Sciences is pleased to announce the addition of new faculty, Dr. Colin Wells, Assistant Professor of Radiology.

Professional Training & Experience


  • TO DATE    Assistant Professor of Radiology
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles CA
    Radiologist
    Breast MRI Program Development & Practice for RadNet Management, Inc.
    Radiologist
    Private Teleradiology Practice
  • 2003-2003  Fellowship: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Beverly Radiology Medical Group & RadNet Management, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1998-2002  Radiologist
    Department of Radioogy
    Group Health Hospital Eastside
  • 1992-1998  Radiologist
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging
    Pacific Medical Center
  • 1991-1991  Radiologist
    Breast Diagnostic Center
  • 1990-1991  Radiologist
    Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, Washington
  • 1984-1990  Radiologist
    Department of Radiology
    San Luis Medical Clinic, Ltd.
  • 1983-1984  Fellowship: Diagnostic Radiology
    Body Computed Tomography & Ultrasound
    Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR
  • 1980-1983  Residency: Diagnostic Radiology
    University of California Davis, Martinez Program United States Veterans Administration Hospital, Martinez, CA
  • 1977-1978 
    Residency: Orthopedic Surgery
    University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE
  • 1976-1977  Internship
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery
    University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Omaha, NE
  • 1976-0701 Medical Degree
    Creighton University Shcool of Medicine Omaha, NE

Dr. Wells received his medical degree from the Creighton University School of Medicine, Nebraska, in 1976. He completed a Diagnostic Radiology Residency in the University of California, Davis, in 1983. He continued his training in Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland Oregon and completed one-year fellowship in Body Computed Tomography and Ultrasound in 1984. In the year of 2003, he completed another fellowship in Magnetic Resonance Imaging in RadNet Management in Los Angeles, California.

Before joining the faculty at UCLA Radiology, Dr. Wells was in private practice, most recently as director of breast MRI for RadNet management. Prior to this he was involved in a busy obstetric ultrasound and women's imaging practice.

Dr. Wells' clinical interests are breast imaging, especially breast MRI and women's imaging. Outside of medicine, he has a great interest in SCUBA diving, golf, jazz and the American Musical Theater.