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Rheumatology Services Return to McFarland Clinic, Welcoming Melissa Wells, MD

May 12, 2021

Ames, Iowa- McFarland Clinic is pleased to announce the return of rheumatology services. Melissa Wells, MD, will join McFarland Clinic’s Rheumatology Department on June 1 in Ames. Dr. Wells received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology from Drake University in Des Moines. She went on to receive her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, Kansas. Dr. Wells completed her internal medicine residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and her Rheumatology Fellowship from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

As a rheumatology provider, Dr. Wells will offer services for the diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and lupus. She will also offer services for autoimmune diseases such as Sjogren’s syndrome, mixed connective tissue disease, and scleroderma in addition to metabolic bone diseases such as Osteoporosis, musculoskeletal conditions, and vasculitis.

Alejandra Londono, MD, will join the Rheumatology Department in August. The Rheumatology Department will be located at McFarland Clinic’s South Amess office at 3500 University Boulevard. Future plans for the department include the addition of an infusion center for the care and treatment of patients. For more information, contact the Rheumatology Department at 515-239-4775 or visit

About McFarland Clinic
McFarland Clinic is central Iowa's largest physician-owned, multi-specialty clinic with 50+ medical specialties and services. Over 300 McFarland Clinic healthcare providers and 1,000 staff members serve residents in 12 Iowa communities with additional communities served by visiting specialists. McFarland Clinic provides easy and convenient access to preventative, chronic and acute care with the ability to schedule appointments in office, by phone or through video visits. Patients of McFarland Clinic also benefit from a patient website, MyChart, to access medical records and communicate electronically with the doctor’s office. For more information or to contact McFarland Clinic, go to

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Brooke German
Communications & Digital Specialist
McFarland Clinic PC

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