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Dr. Kent L. Wellish

Dr. Kent L. Wellish, MD

Castle Connolly Top Doctor Since: 2016
Now Accepting New Patients
(702) 733-2020
About Dr. Kent L. Wellish
Professional Statement
Dr. Wellish is known for being calm, personable and genuine wit hall of his patients. His love for the field of ophthalmology shines through his demeanor and his treatment plans with patients. His surgical skills have earned recognition among his peers as one of the leading vision correction surgeons in the country.

Dr. Wellish is also known for being the first surgeon to perform laser vision correction in Nevada (July 1994). He is often interviewed by television news programs covering the latest developments in eye care, and has spoken on Excimer Laser Vision Correction from coast to coast and around the world.

Dr. Wellish’s published work is used to train surgeons to perform laser vision correction.
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Board Certification
Training and Faculty Appointments
Faculty Appointment
Assistant Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology
University of Nevada
Medical School
University of Arizona College of Medicine, 1987
Univ Kansas Med Ctr
Ophthalmology, 1988 - 1992
UCLA-Jules Stein Inst
Cornea & Refractive Surgery, 1992 - 1994
* Dates are self-reported data
Practice Locations
Wellish Vision Institute
2110 East Flamingo Road, Suite 211
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Wellish Vision Institue
2555 Box Canyon Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89128
Wellish Vision Institute
10424 South Eastern Avenue
Henderson, NV 89052
Awards and Credentials
Journal of Refractive Surgery - Reviewer
Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce - Awardee
Regional Guides
Desert Companion: 2019, 2020, 2021
Vegas Seven: 2016, 2017, 2018
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