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Robert Welch, MD

Philosophy of Care

Treat people the way you would want your family treated.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.7
Based on 283 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Hand and Upper Extremity
    • Years in Practice: 26


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Board Certified
    • Qualification in Surgery of the Hand


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Special interest in arthritis of the thumb and shoulder replacement surgery


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Football, hockey golf , skiing , sailing and fishing


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School University of Wisconsin Medical School
    Graduation Date 05/1988
    Degree M.D.

    INTERNSHIPS
    School Washington University Barnes Hospital

    RESIDENCY
    School Washington University Barnes Hospital
    Title Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of California at San Diego
    Specialty Orthopaedics

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    • Illinois State Medical Society
    • DuPage County Medical Society
  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.7
    Based on 283 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    281 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.8
    281 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.8
    283 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.8
    282 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.8
    281 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.7
    281 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.7
    281 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.8
    280 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.7
    279 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.4
    277 ratings


    Comments (23)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.9
    Jul 21, 2019
    I like how Dr. Welch showed me the xrays and my injury. It was very interesting especially since I was a dental hygienist in my past career and can read x rays  
    4.1
    Jun 20, 2019
    I prefer that the doctor will take his time to explain things, answer questions and even draw a simple drawing to visually show me what and where the problem is...it was a good experience See more  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    answered every question I had. explained everything. professional but approachable.  
    5.0
    Jun 05, 2019
    Dr. Robert Welch.... AWESOME!  
    5.0
    May 26, 2019
    Dr. Welch listened better than any doctor I have ever seen. He listened to my worries and to my frustration. Dr. Welch discussed exactly what I had, the options, and knew I wanted surgery to See more  
    5.0
    May 21, 2019
    Care provider ( The Doctor) was very pleasant and informative. I would definitely would come back to him if need to and would recommend him to a friend.  
    5.0
    May 10, 2019
    very good doctor  
    4.8
    May 09, 2019
    *Dr. Welch is very kind and easy going. Love him a lot.  
    5.0
    Apr 11, 2019
    *Dr. Welch was helpful and very kind and compassionate with me. I had a very serious injury and he was gentle and kind.  
    4.9
    Apr 09, 2019
    *Dr. Welch was very good with my son. He joked with him and made him feel comfortable.   
    5.0
    Apr 07, 2019
    very good  
    5.0
    Mar 17, 2019
    Excellent experience. Not hurried. Relaxed, informative.  
    5.0
    Feb 19, 2019
    He is a very kind, caring, outstanding dr. The "best of the best!" What an asset he is to DMG. He should get the highest honors & award for his devotion to his patents.  
    4.8
    Dec 28, 2018
    Very good doctor.  
    5.0
    Dec 27, 2018
    Good  
    5.0
    Dec 23, 2018
    dr welch always listens to the problem. ive seen him in the past-a few years ago- and went back to him for my injury because of the way he treats you as a patient. he See more  
    5.0
    Dec 02, 2018
    complete confidence in Dr. Welch  
    3.8
    Dec 01, 2018
    My arm is doing well. The pain is gone and I get stronger each day. For that I am impressed and grateful for the Doctors skill.   
    5.0
    Nov 30, 2018
    good  
    2.8
    Nov 27, 2018
    provider seemed to be in a hurry to go to next patient!  
    5.0
    Nov 27, 2018
    Dr. Welch is delightful  
    5.0
    Sep 22, 2018
    good experience  
    5.0
    Aug 19, 2018
    Doctor came up with an appropriate solution to discomfort I had with the cast applied at the emergency room. His solution made me more comfortable until my surgery.  
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