Medical Center

The Community Medical Center strives to provide the highest quality of patient-centered services for students.
Our providers and medical staff are highly trained and experienced to deliver a full range of diagnostic and treatment services. The Community Medical Center serves the local community as well as Wells students; it is located at the northwest corner on the Wells campus.
Medical Center Information

Contact Us
315.364.3273 or 315.364.3388

Hours
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Please be advised that only a nurse is on duty from 4 to 5 p.m.
Please note that hours are subject to change during holidays, breaks and school closings.

Off Hours
If you have a medical emergency during the time that the Medical Center is closed there is a 24/7 emergency line to call that will place you in contact with a physician from the Community Medical Center.
The phone number is: 1-888-586-8342

Health Forms
Health forms must be turned in for incoming students.
Health forms are available on the Student Page of the Globe under "New Students"

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Appointments

To set up an appointment at the Medical Center please call 315.364.3273 or 315.364.3388. All visits are by appointment, unless of course there is an emergency. When calling for an appointment please identify yourself as a Wells College student and explain the reason for the visit. If you are extremely sick, please express urgency when scheduling your appointment.

The Medical Center will try their best to work around your class schedules, but understand that there may be times when we have no other time available than during a class time. The office can also complete video visits by appointment.

If you are unable to keep your appointment please call the office and cancel. It is also important to bring your student ID and health insurance information to your appointment.

Hours

The Community Medical Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 pm; it is closed on Saturday and Sunday. You can also reach our after-hours answering service at 888.586.8342; if you have a medical emergency during the time that the Medical Center is closed, please contact Campus Safety at 315.364.3229 and an officer will assist you.

Medical Staff

Heather MacAdam, MD

B.S., Hofstra University
M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Intern/Resident Internal Medicine - Columbia Univeristy's Primary Care Program (Bassett Hospital)
Board certified in internal medicine since 1998
Member, American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, and American Society of Addiction Medicine
Medical Director,Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services

Colleen Saxton, FNP

BSRN, Keuka College
MSN, SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Board-certified family nurse practictioner (FNP) since 1997 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, NYSNP Association (Finger Lakes chapter)

Scott Biter, PA-C

PA, George Washington University

Thomas Berkert, PA-C 

PA, Long Island University, Brooklyn Hospital

Kevin Jones, FNP

MSN, SUNY Upstate Medical Center

Cynthia Delap, LCSW

 

Ellen Ross, Psy.D.

 

Stephanie Zuber, LMHC

 

Tara Williams, Office Manager

 

Services Offered

  • Adolescent and adult immunizations
  • Allergy shots
  • Cortisone injections
  • D.O.T. physicals
  • EKGs and echocardiograms
  • Gynecological care, such as pap smears
  • Mental health screenings
  • Mental health and personal counseling
  • Minor surgical procedures, such as minor suturing or removal of moles, warts and skin tags
  • Pregnancy testing and referrals
  • Referrals (mammogram, DEXA scans, etc.)
  • Routine lab tests, such as cholesterol, prothrombin, thyroid, diabetes, and so forth)
  • Routine physical exams
  • Screenings for conditions including cholesterol, thyroid, diabetes, cancer, prostate, allergy, and hypertension

Health Report

All students must submit the following forms, distributed in the Enrollment Handbook:

  1. Health history
  2. Authorization form (consent to provide medical services to anyone under 18 years old)
  3. Home physician information
  4. Immunization record(s)
  5. Meningococcal Vaccine Information Sheet -- must be signed by parent or adult student
  6. Physical examination form

If these forms are not received, it may result in a student's dismissal from the College, including athletics, campus life activities, and campus housing. New York State resident students must comply with proof of immunization or exemption within 30 days; students from other states or from outside the United States have 45 days. Wells College is obligated to dismiss noncompliant students under state law. Proof of immunization or exemption will be required for readmission to Wells College.

Pharmacy

Kinney Prescription Delivery: Every Thursday, the Kinney Drugs pharmacy in Moravia delivers prescriptions to the Community Medical Center. In order to fill a prescription, you or your physician must send the prescription to that Kinney Drugs location. (To do so, you must call them directly; see contact info below). If there is a cost associated with the prescription, payment must be received at the Community Medical Center by the time the prescription is delivered; otherwise, your prescription will not be fulfilled.

Kinney Drugs
130 Main Street
Moravia, NY 13118
Phone: 315.497.9600
Fax: 315.497.9375

Insurance Information

Health care at the Community Medical Center is covered by student/family health insurance plans, with the College paying any outstanding co-pays or deductibles to ensure students receive care at no additional cost. However, the College does not cover co-pays or deductibles for outside laboratory tests, X-rays, consultations or surgery. Please consult with staff at the Community Medical Center regarding covered services.

Counseling Services

Professional counseling services are available at the Community Medical Center. Students may see a counselor every other week for up to eight visits per semester (16 per year), unless additional sessions are recommended by the therapist. Counseling at the Community Medical Center is covered by student/family health insurance plans, with Wells College paying any co-pays or deductibles. When a student requires extended psychiatric care (beyond 16 visits annually), the student and his/her parent and/or guardian are responsible for making appropriate arrangements.

Need More Information?

For questions concerning student health coverage at the Community Medical Center, please contact Kit Van Orman, director of human resources and business services, at kit@wells.edu or 315.364.3317.

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