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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Practice Focus Areas

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 (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

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

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

158 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

140 Reviews

November 16, 2020

4.0

I've found it easy to get an appointment, I've been seen in a timely manner, and the staff members have to friendly

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Great doctor and nurse. Prompt.Excellent care.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch was patient, thorough and does a great job of reducing medical jargon into understandable terms. Very thankful to have had Dr Welch for my procedure.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

All staff was incredibly kind, professional, thorough in explanations and top of class. Great facilities. Always happy with care from Northwestern on general.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Excellent care and kind and caring physicians and PAs.

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor

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November 10, 2020

5.0

They fixed my breathing

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November 10, 2020

5.0

He is extremely professional and spends time with his patients.

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November 10, 2020

5.0

Love Dr Welch and his staff

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable, patient

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November 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welsh is a wonderful doctor

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Excellent teacher and very thorough on available options

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Professional, courteous, and knowledgeable!

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Attentive clinical care and comfort provided.

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November 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch provided a confident assessment and plan for my medical condition that is complex.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and explains everything thoroughly. He takes his time and is not rushed with diagnosing and appts

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and knowledgeable. Felt reassured that I had done the right thing by getting a second opinion for my nasal surgery

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October 31, 2020

5.0

He is knowledgeable, thorough, and very friendly. He has great bedside rapport.

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October 31, 2020

5.0

The staff is always knowledgeable, friendly and so efficient.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

He was really caring and knowledgeable about my condition. He told me what set his treatment plan apart from the previous doctors that I've treated with for this condition.

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October 30, 2020

5.0

Facility was top notch, check-in was fast and easy.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Excellent care, prompt attention, good results.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Trust

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Best doctor in the world

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Always professional and treats me like a person and not just another number. great bedside manner and always wants to help and adjusts medications if i can't take a certain one.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

It is always an amazing experience when i come in. plus if they can take me back early they usually do which helps when i take the train in.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Good bedside manner, clear explanation of treatment plan and options.

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October 27, 2020

5.0

Efficiency of service, treatment plan and options clearly laid out and made to feel very much a part of the decision, based of course on the advice and input of the Doctor and / or Nurse Practitioner.

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Came very highly recommend and justly so

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October 23, 2020

5.0

Service and Doctors

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Punctual visit time and extraordinary care.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch was very patient and informative.He didn't rush me and took his time. I wished I had found him before other doctors permanently messed up my sinuses.

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Kept my appointment even though I was 15 minutes late.

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October 20, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch and his team are top notch! Always professional and courteous. They respond timely to MyChart messages and ensure all of my questions are answered.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

He was able to diagnose my problem and giving me directions to solve it with prescription.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Very impressed by Dr. Welch and his the way he approach my problem.

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Did an awesome job with my recent procedure and is also clearly well respected by his peers. Rock on, Dr. Welch!

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October 15, 2020

5.0

Great care and helpful professionals.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Same reasons as above

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October 13, 2020

5.0

I thought both doctors were thoughtful and thorough, and gave me good advice

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Quick and satisfying appointment.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Friendly and informative service. Easy to understand instructions for followup care. Explained each step of process and cause of problem. Quickly handled request for short notice appointment. I was very very satisfied with results.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

He listened to me

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Listened to me and gave me choices on my care

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Has calm and confident professional demeanor. Explains everything well to my understanding. Very skillful.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Check-in is easy. No long wait in waiting room. Doctor and nurses are professional, knowledgeable and courteous.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

He did a great job evaluating my situation and explaining my options and long term care " prevention plan. Very thankful!

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Great doctors and nurses.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch has been extraordinary. He's responsive, accommodating, and has gone above and beyond to help me.

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October 08, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch and his staff are phenomenal.

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Effective communication

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October 06, 2020

5.0

Awesome communication

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October 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch provided excellent care. He is very knowledgeable and thorough, and he listens. His compassion and concern is evident and I left feeling confident in the care I received

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October 05, 2020

5.0

Very little wait to check in, and I was taken in promptly at my appointment time. I did not wait long at all once in the exam room.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

Dr.Welch is very informative, understanding and a nice person.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch answered all of my questions and I never felt rushed. I felt very safe in his hands and would recommend him to others.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Everything went as expected based on what the team discussed with me. I'm happy with the overall process and result.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

They are the best. The standard of care is high. The follow-up is high.

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September 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch and his staff are the best.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch is professional , thorough, communicative and appropriate in his diagnosis with me.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

The doctors in this department , I have seen 4 different doctors on this department over the past 15 years, are all professional, thorough and extraordinarily competent .

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Very caring and friendly

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch is an amazing Dr!

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Thorough appt and discussed symptoms and options

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Doctor explained treatment plan well. Professional demeanor. Friendly and confident in skills.

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September 22, 2020

5.0

Professional staff, friendly & helpful. Took care of my needs and questions efficiently.

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Very thorough and clear in his opinion . Concerned about my symptoms and offers various options for treatment

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Prompt and courteous service .

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Listens, friendly, timely

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September 15, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable and friendly doctors, helpful friendly stagf

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September 10, 2020

5.0

He is one of the best if not the best doctor in his area of practice. His results on patients including myself speak for itself.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Best in Illinois and top 10 in the US.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Extremely detailed, laid out all of my options and took the time to make sure I understood everything fully.

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September 08, 2020

5.0

Very easy, smooth process. Saw the doctor right away, everyone professional.

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September 05, 2020

5.0

He was very good at explaining what could be causing my symptoms.

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September 05, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch was very thorough and listened to all my concerns.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

He's the best. Really.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch and his assistant Lauren are fantastic. Responsive, caring, professional.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch was incredibly kind and informative.

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September 03, 2020

5.0

An incredible experience from start to finish. Easy to make appointments and get ahold of my physicians, incredibly kind staff, and the process was made as easy as possible.

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September 01, 2020

4.0

He was very cordial and informative.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch is compassionate, takes all the time I need, and explains things thoroughly...

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch not only professional and thorough but, pleasant and patient with me a senior citizen as well.

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August 31, 2020

5.0

Confidence based on expert knowledge and professional management of my case

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August 27, 2020

5.0

He explained everything very well i appreciated it felt like he was one of my favorite teachers

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August 26, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch takes his time to answer questions and review plan of care.

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August 20, 2020

5.0

He explained everything to me easily i love him hes amazing

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Intelligent, highly-educated, good listener, informative, and articulate. Dr. Welch was also respectful of my knowledge about my own health.

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August 20, 2020

5.0

Highly skilled doctors and staff conveniently located in the city in a top rated hospital.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

He was kind, patient and vey thorough in answering my questions.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

This was my 4th sinus surgery and he finally seems to have solved the problem. I am extremely grateful for how it has turned out. It is actually a new way of living! Thank you!!

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Great doctor. Highly competent, experienced and a clear communicator.

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch is a great doctor. Not only is he an expert in his field, but he also has fantastic bedside manner and his communication is clear and concise.

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August 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch is the best in his field. He listens to what I have to say and answers all my questions.

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August 12, 2020

5.0

He has saved my husband's life time and time again. Am beyond grateful

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August 12, 2020

5.0

He explained what my problem was and hopefully fixed it.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

Friendly Staff & Doc..Very Professional & Helpful

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August 04, 2020

5.0

He listened to all my concerns.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Took his time, listened, came up with a plan.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

friendly informative professional

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July 30, 2020

5.0

Took the time to ensure all my questions were answered. Dr. Had stepped out to review my CT, when he returned he took the time to thoroughly answer my question regarding standard vs atypical presentation. It was refreshing to hear so many possibilities and possible expectations.

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July 28, 2020

5.0

Don't know much about the rest of the staff Lauren was very pleasant and knowledgeable. I followed Dr Welch from Loyola he has proven to be an excellent doctor and surgeon

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July 27, 2020

5.0

He is a really caring doctor. His staff is also the best.

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July 21, 2020

5.0

He was knowledgeable and pleasant.

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July 19, 2020

5.0

i haven't had a bad experience with northwestern or dr. welch sine i started coming up there!

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July 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch is kind, thorough, and thoughtful with his care.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

I'm very grateful for successfully performed surgery and the following up of my recovery. .Overall the best experiences related with Dr. Kevin C. Welsh And the assisting staff. .Thank you all!

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July 14, 2020

5.0

He is very professional and passionate about his work.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch is very knowledgeable and spoke of recent findings in care. i appreciate his expertise.

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July 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch and his team always provide excellent patient care. Responses to my questions are timely as well as follow up appointment accommodations. Top notch!

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Very professional, confident, knowledgeable and friendly.

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July 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch and Nurse Lauren are great at what they do.

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July 04, 2020

5.0

On time, and Dr. Welch approaches care with thought. Surgery is not the first option.

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July 03, 2020

5.0

He is polite amazing, informative, considerate and always smiling. I really like coming to NW. The service is great and you never to wait a long time to get in for your visit.

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July 03, 2020

5.0

He is a very skillful and caring doctor.

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Kevin Welch is the best doctor I've ever had!

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July 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch and his staff are both incredibly knowledgeable, and have handled my case with effective treatments and wonderful communication.

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Health has improved greatly since sinus surgery 2 years ago

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Competent doctor who listens as well as he talks. On time with professional and friendly staff.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

Sincere confident professional doctor. .A rare gem these days...

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June 30, 2020

5.0

He was very straight forward and from my 3 surgeries (2 with another doctor), he has been miles better than the previous doctor.

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June 30, 2020

5.0

Everything has gone smoothly, Dr Welch is attentive and caring with clear explanations of the healing process.

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Straight forward and no-nonsense care.

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June 27, 2020

5.0

Welch listens to your problems.

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June 25, 2020

5.0

I feel he explained everything throughly about my chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps. What my options we're and overall he was very informative and pleasant.

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June 24, 2020

5.0

Dr Welch was very thorough with his exam and he explained every step of what he was doing, so no surprises.

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June 21, 2020

5.0

Serious honest profesional. .The person you TRUST instantly...

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June 20, 2020

5.0

I am very happy with Dr Welch's care of me. I wouldn't go to anyone else. He takes his time to explain and answer any questions I have.

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June 20, 2020

5.0

He was very thoural and helped me to understand why I keep getting head and sinus problems

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June 17, 2020

5.0

I was referred to Dr. Welch after two unsuccessful sinus surgeries. The surgery was successful, and I've been trouble free since then. Equally important, he educated me on how to best keep my sinuses healthy.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

He's the best

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Fabulous staff, including Dr. Welch. My visit was as good as it could have been.

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June 15, 2020

5.0

He is highly professional and friendly. I can recommended Dr. Welch to anybody.

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June 13, 2020

4.0

Years of experience.

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June 09, 2020

5.0

He fixed me

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Diagnosed and treated a lingering illness overlooked by many others

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Thoughtful and thorough examination. The doctor explained the options for my treatment well.

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June 06, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch is extremely knowledgeable and carefully analyzed all the prior treatments I had had with the doctors. I am very grateful that I now have a path to follow for future treatments.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Welch is a great doctor! He has taken care of me and has solved a problem I have been suffering from for years. He spends great time with any of his patients & shows great curiosity.

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Very attentive, staff is responsive to questions and concerns.

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