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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 38

1100 Carson Ave Ste 201
La Junta, CO 81050
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Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center
1100 Carson Ave
La Junta, CO 81050

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VALLEY-WIDE HEALTH SYSTEMS
1100 Carson Ave Ste 201
La Junta, CO 81050
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    Dr. Welch's Experience

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    • Family Medicine
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Colorado.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (9/15/2010)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Joshua Aaron Welch; License # 49326

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state. The Vermont Board of Medical Practice, on 02-03-2010, had suspended the physician’s license to practice medicine and surgery for six months, and license was designated as “conditioned” for a period of five years. The disciplinary action was based on the physician’s admission that over a two-year period, he inappropriately accessed eight female patient’s records, without permission, while working at FAHC.

      Action Taken:

      The Colorado Board of Medical Examiners has placed the physician on probation for a period of five years, subject, but not limited to, the following terms and conditions:

      • The physician shall receive treatment, as is determined to be appropriate by the Colorado Physician Health Program.
      • There will be no early termination of probation before the five-year probationary period expires.
      • The physician shall not practice medicine as a solo practitioner in any setting where he is the sole physician.
    • State: Colorado

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Graduated in 2003

    Internship Hospital

    Fletcher Allen Hospital Center
    Complete in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Uvm/Fahc
    Complete in 2006
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Welch & Staff

    • English
    • French
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    Dr. Welch's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    2.5 out of 5

    Dr. Welch's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.8 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    2.6 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2.6 out of 5

    14 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    15 responses

    Experience with Dr. Welch

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.7 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.9 out of 5

    16 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.9 out of 5

    16 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.8 out of 5

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    VALLEY-WIDE HEALTH SYSTEMS
    1100 Carson Ave Ste 201
    La Junta, CO 81050
    (719) 383-5900 (Office)
    (719) 383-6533 (Fax)
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