Kevin C. Welch, MD

Kevin C. Welch, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Rhinology & Skull Base Surgery

Secondary Specialty

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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

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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

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

570 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 28, 2022

5.0

after visiting few doctors and experienced the care, Dr Welch should be first and last choice for patients who need treatment.. God bless him

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March 24, 2022

5.0

Por su empatía hacia sus pacientes

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March 23, 2022

5.0

Very successful surgery and care.

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March 22, 2022

5.0

Muy puntual

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March 21, 2022

5.0

I felt comfortable in my appointment with Dr. Welch, he was easy to talk to, he answered my questions and asked if I had any other questions or concerns.

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March 21, 2022

5.0

Dr. Welch is extremely thorough and patiently explains everything.

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Professional concerned on the patients health.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

Dr. Welch was very expanitory and comprehensive about the surgery he will be performing

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March 11, 2022

5.0

Seemed to be very competent.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

He is competent, confident (without being full of himself), patient (encourages questions). Looks "out-of-the-box" for diagnosis and treatment (even if it's not his specialty).

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March 07, 2022

5.0

He communicates well and and is good surgeon.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Again understanding what and why a doctor giving medicals or performing a procedure is important to me. Dr Welch takes the time to answer any and all questions me and my wife had.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

Very pleased with care received from Dr. Welch and his office staff

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He is approachable, caring and makes sure you are understanding what your options are.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

Doctor explain procedures and give appropriate time to patients.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

He was very attentive in listening to what is going on, is working to diagnose the issue, and explained all of the potential next steps and treatment options available based on the results of my pending tests.

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February 22, 2022

5.0

explained all cares.

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February 17, 2022

5.0

Very nice and patient, answered my questions on upcoming surgery.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

Dr Welch has been incredibly responsive to my questions asked via mychart and has thoroughly explained everything regarding the issue with my sinus. I feel very comfortable being in his care.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Knowledgeable, caring, and prompt. Always explains his thoughts clearly and thoroughly. Great doctor.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Dr Welch is very thorough and professional. Explains things in easy to understand manner.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

The best physician for the job.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

He is an amazing surgeon

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January 31, 2022

5.0

He is an outstanding Surgeon… He is extremely Professional and very thorough during examinations!!!

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Went to other physicians with my issues and they were not solved.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Welch is very knowledgeable and friendly. He explains everything well and always answers my questions.

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January 25, 2022

5.0

He explained clearly the situation to me and the best option to go forward. Thank you very much. He is great.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Welch is very caring and professional. Takes the time needed to listen to your questions and concerns.

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Easy to communicate and understand situation and steps forward

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January 22, 2022

5.0

He is an expert in his specialty.

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January 22, 2022

5.0

Dr. Welch was very engaged and gave me confidence in his knowledge and recommendation.

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January 17, 2022

5.0

Thorough and good explanations...

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January 15, 2022

5.0

He is everything you'd want in a physician/surgeon. Encourages you to asks questions (listens to your concerns!!). The difficulty in getting appointments is testimony to his reputation!

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Great surgeon, listens, answers questions and fixes problems.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Explained everything fully to me about my procedure and ongoing treatment.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Welch asks and answers all questions and takes time to listen. Thorough in exam , explains procedure and findings, and adjusts treatment . Reminds use of message center in MyChart if there are later concerns.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

He is very knowledgeable and skilled. Follow up care is very thorough.

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January 13, 2022

5.0

Dr Welch provided me w excellent care and follow up

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January 12, 2022

4.0

Expertise and knowledge sharing; docked slightly for lack of warmth

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Patient, caring, and thorough

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January 10, 2022

5.0

His knowledge base and professional manner are outstanding.

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January 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Welch has been attentive and thorough with post-op check ins/appointments. He has made himself available for questions and has provided plenty of information. I have felt knowledgeable and empowered throughout my recovery.

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January 03, 2022

4.0

Dr. Welch is a clear communicator and so far an excellent surgeon; it's only been two weeks so I don't know the full extent impact of the surgery. Again, miscommunications early in my treatment led to this score.

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December 31, 2021

5.0

Nice bedside manor with great skills and knowledge

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December 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Welch spent a great deal of time with me. Explained everything in an easy to understand manner.

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December 28, 2021

5.0

He was quick to follow-up on care that I received, carefully evaluated my current condition, and patiently and clearly explained the options going forward.

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December 26, 2021

5.0

I like how though Dr Welsh is.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable and patient friendly Doctor. Explains concepts well for me.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Listen to patient concerns, he is friendly, knowledgeable, and self-confident of their work.

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December 17, 2021

5.0

He was a very knowledgeable and excellent physician. He explained the problems I was having very well and answered all my question. I did not feel rushed at any time and appreciated his willingness to answer questions. His interactions with me were better than most physicians I have dealt with.

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December 16, 2021

5.0

I have recommended him.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

He seems very competent, friendly and knowledgeable. All traits that are important in a specialist.

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December 14, 2021

5.0

Dr. Welch speaks to us like we are people. He in also efficient without making us feel rushed and a number.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

He listened, understood my concerns, and offered suggestions.

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December 13, 2021

5.0

Dr. Welsh's skill and knowledge

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December 07, 2021

5.0

Thorough examination, asks and answers all questions. Dr. Welch is direct and reassuring. I can breathe again, and several issues have been resolved.

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December 07, 2021

5.0

He was thorough, compassionate, and concise.

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December 06, 2021

5.0

He is a great knowledgeable doctor and I trust him

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December 02, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable and kind and he listens!

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November 15, 2021

5.0

I’ve only been there once so far, but I’m very pleased with the time spent and attention given. Also he seems to take a no nonsense approach to get things done.

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November 14, 2021

5.0

Dr Welch took the time to find out what brought me in to see him and explained next steps.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Dr. Welch is very thorough, honest about the process and capable. I would gladly refer him to a friend or family member.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and courteous

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November 04, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable, patient, kind, good listener to patients concerns, cared about the patients problem, came up with a plan with patient. Great doctor!

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He is knowledgeable and provided thorough explanations

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October 26, 2021

5.0

He is kind. He listens and answers all questions. He is ALWAYS on time and respectful. I feel comfortable that I am in capable hands.

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October 25, 2021

5.0

kevin is very good at his job

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October 23, 2021

5.0

very attentive and thorough

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Took time to explain everything. Felt reassured. Great overall service. Very personable.

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October 19, 2021

5.0

He was knowledgeable, efficient, and kind. I feel confident I’m on my way to having my medical problems treated properly!

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October 19, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough in explaining the sinus procedure/operation. He was also very patient and considered my questions thoughtfully.

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Answers my questions in language I understand. Very reassuring and easy to talk to.

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October 14, 2021

5.0

He knows his stuff.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

He’s the best.

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October 11, 2021

5.0

My sinus issues are completely resolved. Thank you!!

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October 07, 2021

5.0

Successful surgery, excellent treatment, Dr.Welch listens well, answers all questions, And has a supportive and encouraging staff.

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October 01, 2021

5.0

He showed confidences

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Dr Welsh is a very caring doctor. Was compassionate, thoughtful, didn't rush and cared about my best interests. He explained a scary diagnosis to me and was there through the entire process providing support. I highly recommend

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September 30, 2021

5.0

Por qué tuve muy buen servicio y rapidez

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September 23, 2021

5.0

Dr Welch jumped in snd assisted me with quickly getting immunology tests snd an appointment with an immunology Appt. I do t live in Illinois, and was only in town for two days, he and his staff managed to make this all happen while I was in Chicsgo. He is a remarkable advocate for his patients.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

He explained that I did not need surgery, and gave me other local options for me...

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September 17, 2021

5.0

He’s fixed my sinuses

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Excellent bedside manner, patient, and took the time to explain everything in address all of my questions and concerns.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

I feel like a new person and its easier for me to breathe after my sinus surgery

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September 13, 2021

5.0

He is thorough, knowledgeable, and took very good care of me.

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September 12, 2021

3.0

New patient so don’t know him that well yet

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September 12, 2021

5.0

Dr Welch was great. I wasn’t sure what to expect - or even if there were options for me - but he helped explain what he they know about recovering smell and taste post-COVID and what I can expect from the treatment/diagnosis plans.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

He knows his stuff.

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September 09, 2021

5.0

Patient in explaining everything.

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September 07, 2021

5.0

He is amazing, very thorough and patient in explaining the issues

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September 07, 2021

5.0

Dr. Welch, his colleagues, and assistants are all very knowledgeable and thorough. They took the time to answer all my questions and treated me with respect.

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September 06, 2021

5.0

Muy buen doctor responde muy bien cualquier duda

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September 03, 2021

5.0

He listened to me and answered so I could understand. Explained all thoroughly

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September 02, 2021

5.0

He was very knowledgeable with my problem. Surgery went well.

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August 31, 2021

5.0

Great communication, compassion. knowledge and detail.

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August 28, 2021

5.0

Because I know doctor Welch shows care for hes patients and I feel very comfortable with everything, everyone is very friendly,

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August 24, 2021

5.0

He's an excellent doctor very detail in explaining things to you.

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Honestly the best, skilled, responsive, knowledgeable

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August 19, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, listened, and seemed genuinely concerned about what was wrong.

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August 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Welch is an EXCELLENT Physician!

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Disclosures

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

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