Dr. Byron Welch, MD

Dr. Byron Welch, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Byron Welch, MD is a nephrology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1985 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

4100 Duval Rd Ste 4-102

Austin, TX 78759

Contact Information

(512) 451-5800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Welch performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypercalcemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Welch's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Welch "My goal is to help patients achieve quality life. My mantra is to treat patients as I would want my own family treated. I pride myself on spending quality time with patients to assure they have a thorough understanding of their health problem as well as their options for treatment."

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Ia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Welch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welch's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welch to family and friends
25 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Welch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (19)

Dr. Welch is awsome!!! He Has been my Dr. For almost 4 years,Very Pleasant and calm, I do recommend him .
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Pleased with my care. So far no major problem just preventive care.8
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Dr Welch has been my nephrologist for several years and I have absolute confidence in his care.
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Dr. Welch is a caring, compassionate physician who is, in my opinion, the very best. I would enthusiastically recommend him to anyone seeking skilled kidney care.
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I've been with Dr. Welch since 1993 nothing but excellence,wonderful extremely knowledgeable and caring.
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