Kevin C. Welch, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

rhinology&skullbasesurgery

Secondary Specialty

  • headandnecksurgery

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Drexel University College of Medicine (Hahnemann University) - 2002
Residency:
University of Maryland - 2007
Fellowships:
University of Pennsylvania Health System - 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

817 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

86 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

86 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

Clarified some things pertaining to my issue, suggested further test to get additional answers.

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August 29, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch makes you comfortable and answers your questions in a way that is understandable. Bedside manner is outstanding.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

He explaines what to expect during procedures.

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August 28, 2023

5.0

he was quick and to the point

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August 22, 2023

5.0

He knows his stuff.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Very concerned about my health and pleasant.

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August 21, 2023

5.0

He is a very patient doc and gave good information

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August 17, 2023

5.0

I felt good about being in Dr. Welch's hands for my upcoming procedure.

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August 15, 2023

5.0

The confidence he instill and his mannerism

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August 14, 2023

5.0

He is very caring, thorough, and informative.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Dr Welch was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about my issue. Was able to provide wonderful care.

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August 07, 2023

5.0

I felt like I was in good hands

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August 06, 2023

5.0

He gave me a better understanding on the loss of taste and smell do to Covid.

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August 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch one of the best out there. Been in his care for almost ten years.

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August 02, 2023

5.0

good care plan and prompt follow up

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Dr Welch is excellent

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July 20, 2023

5.0

The best care and concern. Always ask if I have any questions and explains everything clearly.

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July 20, 2023

5.0

He clearly explained the issue and options. Stayed to patiently answer all of my questions.

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July 18, 2023

5.0

See above. He is excellent!

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July 15, 2023

4.0

He is kind and listens to you.

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Good doctor

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July 12, 2023

5.0

Lots of patience with your patients

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Mr. Welch was very professional and nice. He clearly knows his trade and that makes me confident that I am getting the best treatment possible! -ENT patient

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Very kind

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Clear communication

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Excellent care, compassion, detailed explanation of health need and treatment and a sense of humor

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July 06, 2023

5.0

Precision; comprehensive and skilled

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July 04, 2023

5.0

Professional, competent, I trust him

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June 30, 2023

5.0

Dr Welch engages in conversation regarding my concerns and then he makes suggestions based on my health needs.

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June 29, 2023

5.0

After a whole year of being sick Dr Welch did my surgery and is making me healthy !!

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June 28, 2023

5.0

After 3 previous surgeries with other NM doctors. Dr. Welch finally figured the problem out.

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June 26, 2023

4.0

He was.well versed in my condition

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June 21, 2023

5.0

He's very pleasant to speak with & knows his profession.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

On time, follows through on his health plan and shows concern for my overall well being.

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June 10, 2023

5.0

Very caring team!!

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June 05, 2023

5.0

The man is amazing!! So happy he’s my doctor kind, caring and explains everything.

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June 01, 2023

5.0

His bedside manner & professionalism.

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May 29, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch is hands down THE best. He is beyond kind, very friendly and so knowledgeable. After perfectly answering all of my questions, I felt very confident and secure about going home and dealing with my condition. Thank you Dr.Welch!

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May 26, 2023

5.0

Doctor was open, knowledgeable, patient and friendly. He explained things thoroughly and directly.

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Thorough and on time!

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Great Dr. Makes me feel at ease. Never rushes me out the door

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May 25, 2023

5.0

Always explaining and asking if I have any questions

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch was effective and clear. He explained in detail what he felt was the cause of my problem, and laid out the long-term management plan.

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May 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch and his staff are very thorough and explains things well.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Skilled and knowledgeable surgeon; took my revision surgery when others would not.

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May 22, 2023

5.0

The same as above. He’s an excellent doctor. It is very obvious.

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Dr Welch did a great job on the operation. He answered all my questions and didn’t rush me out of the room

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May 18, 2023

5.0

Willing to answer all questions; knowledgeable; excellent surgeon

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May 17, 2023

5.0

Good service, answers all questions

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May 15, 2023

5.0

he is a complete Dr.

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May 14, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch is very easy to understand. He gives clear instructions, he gets right to business and to the point.

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May 11, 2023

5.0

He is kind, gentle when putting the scope in my nose. He takes his time with me answers questions and doesn’t rush

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May 09, 2023

4.0

He took the time to explain his findings

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Excellent care

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May 08, 2023

5.0

Professional and explained options and diagnosis well.

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May 07, 2023

5.0

Dr Welch was great! Very thorough and efficient. He explained things very well and I was able to follow what he was saying and why he ordered the tests he did and the next steps

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May 03, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch is an outstanding doctor. I am very pleased with his treatment after each visit Thank you!

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Marvelous surgeon

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May 02, 2023

5.0

Very professional and caring

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April 28, 2023

5.0

Yaks the time to explain things.

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April 25, 2023

3.0

Dr. Welch was pretty thorough, serious, perhaps his bedside manner could be a bit softer/warmer.

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April 24, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welsh is determined to get to the root cause of my problem.

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April 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch was very thorough. He took time to explain everything to me and I appreciated his kindness and expertise.

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April 19, 2023

5.0

He is kind, listens, no nonsense.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch came prepared to my appointment, having discussed my case with his colleagues beforehand and reviewed my most recent scans. He clearly explained the surgeries I was likely to need and his likely approach. I appreciated his honesty, but above all I felt he wanted me to know what I needed to know to go into my surgeries with confidence.

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April 17, 2023

5.0

He is excellent!

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April 06, 2023

5.0

Very informative and takes time to answer questions

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March 24, 2023

5.0

Extremely experience and easy to talk to.

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March 23, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch did a phenomenal job taking care of my problem. He is excellent! Highly recommend.

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March 23, 2023

5.0

He is Personable and efficient and knowledgeable about my condition. I feel confident of the care I will receive from him.

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March 20, 2023

5.0

He is awesome and he knows what he is talking about

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March 09, 2023

5.0

He’s great at explaining and very kind

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March 02, 2023

5.0

He’s caring and explains everything

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February 28, 2023

5.0

Again Wonderful doctor listen to my concerns and has me on a road that I can I will recover from my troubles!!! So very happy I saw him today!!

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February 27, 2023

5.0

He is wonderful. He was thorough in his explanation of what was going to be done and was spot on as far as what I was experiencing and going to experience

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February 25, 2023

5.0

Dr. Welch was very thorough and explained everything quite well. He explained many different means to my condition and offered his expertise in finding a cure. I will be following his suggestions.

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February 22, 2023

5.0

Excellent doctor

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February 22, 2023

5.0

He was calm, knowledgeable, and I felt I could trust him completely.

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February 19, 2023

5.0

Same as above. To the point. Clear. Thorough. Focused. Inspired confidence.

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February 17, 2023

4.0

Very good with taking a moment to discuss issue

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Dr Welch is very thorough and explains everything and answers questions. He is very relaxed and pragmatic.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Very competent, very professional.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Very experienced and known

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February 15, 2023

5.0

Highly knowledgeable and caring.

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February 14, 2023

5.0

Cautious and patient

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February 13, 2023

5.0

Good attention

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Disclosures

Kevin C. Welch, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.