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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Carla S. Wells, MD

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
  • Hoag Physician Partners
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Doctors of Women
62 Corporate Park
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92606
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Doctors of Women
62 Corporate Park
Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92606
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(949) 559-1911
(949) 559-4071
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      St. Louis University School of Medicine - 1991
    • Internship
      Washington University/Barnes Hosp - 1992
    • Residency
      Washington University/Barnes Hosp - 1995
    Areas of Interest

    Minimally Invasive Surgery
    Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
    High Risk Obstetrics

  • Biography


    Carla Wells, MD, is a board-certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist with more than 20 years experience in high-risk obstetrics and advanced laparoscopic surgery. She has a particular interest in infertility, high-risk obstetrics, and minimally invasive surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures.
    Dr. Wells graduated from the University of California, Irvine, where she received degrees in both Biology (Cum Laude) and Chemistry (National Honorary Chemistry Society). She earned her M.D. at St. Louis University, where she graduated Cum Laude and was elected into the Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society. She also received a scholarship achievement citation from the American Medical Women’s Association.
    While doing her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the prestigious Barnes Hospital at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Wells was awarded Outstanding Resident in Gynecologic Endoscopy by the American Association of Gynecologic Endoscopists. She also received the Wyeth-Ayerst Award.
    In addition to performing research in infertility, Dr. Wells co-authored a chapter on obstetrics and gynecology for the Washington Manual of Surgery.
    Dr. Wells is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG). She is presently on staff at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange and Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach and Irvine. She was previously chairman of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of St. Joseph Hospital.
    Dr. Wells is active in Martial Arts and has earned her third-degree black belt in Aikido. She enjoys spending time with family, friends, and pets.