Curriculum Vitae

Alyson Wells, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Valley Plastic Surgery
10151 York Road, Suites 112-114
Cockeysville, MD 21030

Hospital Privileges

  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • University of Maryland-St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital


Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
University of Tennessee

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
Washington University, St. Louis

Postdoctoral Training

July 1996 – July 1997
Intern, Department of Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

July 1997 – July 2001
Resident, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

July 2001 – July 2003
Fellow, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery The University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital

Board Certification

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, November 2005, Certificate Number 6856
  • American Board of Otolaryngology, May 2004, Certificate 16822

Academic Hospital Positions

  • Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Part-Time, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Part-Time, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Chief Resident and Teaching Award, 2000–2001, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Greater Baltimore Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Janet H. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award (graduating women in top 10% of class)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (top 10 % of all graduating medical students nationally)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tennessee Institute of Chemists Outstanding Senior Award, 1991
  • Tennessee Scholars Scholarship (full tuition academic merit scholarship)


Valley Plastic Surgery, Owner/Medical Director

Advanced Center for Plastic Surgery

Resident in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Resident in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Summer 1991
Teaching Assistant, Tennessee Governor’s School for the Sciences, Chemistry Section, UT

Research and Clinical Assistant to Mitchell H. Goldman, M.D., Department of Surgery, UT Medical Center

Chemistry Teaching Assistant, UT

Summer 1990
Technician, Histocompatibility and Immunology Laboratory, UT Medical Center

Phlebotomist, UT Medical Center


Research Assistant to Bruce Haughey, M.B./Ch.B., Department of Otolaryngology, David Hagerty, M.D., Department of Medicine, and Robin Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Pathology. Project: Tongue transplantation in a canine model.

Summer 1992
Research Assistant to Mitchell Botney, M.D. and Robert Mecham, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. Project: Identification of macrophage-derived cytokines and growth factors in arteries of patients afflicted with pulmonary hypertension

Chart reviewer of oncology patients for studies involving radiation therapy in thyroid cancer and combined radiation/hyperthermia in breast cancer under direction of Henry Lee, M.D., Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

Student reviewer and editor for Essentials of General Surgery, 2nd Edition and Essentials of General Surgery, Oral Exam Questions, by Peter Lawrence, M.D. and Mitchell H. Goldman, M.D.

Research Assistant to George W. Kabalka, Ph.D., UT Department of Chemistry

Research Assistant to James Q. Chambers, Ph.D., UT Department of Chemistry


1) Buckner A, Vander Kolk CA: Cleft Rhinoplasty. Facial Plast Surg Clin: Advances in Rhinoplasty. 2000 Nov; 8(4):539-548.

2) Haughey BH, Beggs JC, Bong J, Genden EM, Buckner A: Microneurovascular allotransplantation of the canine tongue. Laryngoscope 1999 Sep;109(9):1461-1470.

3) Buckner A, Bell W: Hematologic Emergencies, in Emergencies in Otolaryngology: eds. Eisele D, McQuone S. Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 1999.

4) O’Malley BW Jr., Li D, Buckner A, Duan L, Woo SL, Pardoll DM: Limitations of adenovirus-mediated interleukin-2 gene therapy for oral cancer. Laryngoscope 1999 Mar;109(3):389-395.

5) Lee Hk, Antell AG, Perez CA, Straube WL, Ramachandran G, Myerson RJ, Emami B, Molmenti EP, Buckner A, Lockett MA: Superficial hyperthermia and irradiation for recurrent breast carcinoma of the chest wall. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 1998 Jan 15;40(2):365-375.