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

Monday - Thursday: 8 am to 6pm
Friday - 8am to 5pm
Saturday/Sunday - Closed
Please be advised that only a nurse is on duty from 4pm till close.
Please note that hours are subject to change during holidays 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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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.

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


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 Providers

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

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.


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 it directly 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

Plan Coverage

Wells College provides students with basic accident and sickness coverage during the academic year. This coverage is included when you pay the Health and Wellness Fee as part of your tuition. Routine health care at the Community Medical Center is covered, however, this may not cover outside laboratory tests, X-rays, consultations and/or surgery. Please consult the Medical Center for specifics.

For questions concerning your coverage at the Community Medical Center, please contact Kit Van Orman, Director of Human Resource and Business Services, at or 315.364.3317.

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