Dr. Byron Welch, MD


Nephrology | Male

Austin Kidney Associates 4100 Duval Rd Ste 4-102 Austin, TX 78759 Get Directions
Dr. Byron Welch, MD

Dr. Byron Welch, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Welch is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, St. David's North Austin Medical Center and St. David's Medical Center.

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Dr. Welch's Care Philosophy

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.

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Patient Comments (19)
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Welch is awsome!!! He Has been my Dr. For almost 4 years,Very Pleasant and calm, I do recommend him .
in ustin, TX |
Pleased with my care. So far no major problem just preventive care.8
Austin, TX |
Dr Welch has been my nephrologist for several years and I have absolute confidence in his care.
Austin, TX |
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.
in Austin, TX |
I've been with Dr. Welch since 1993 nothing but excellence,wonderful extremely knowledgeable and caring.
Austin, TX |
Dr Welch is a very good doctor he takes the time to explain things so that wind understand.
in Round roch TX |
Really great bedside manner. Willing to take time and listen to your problems
Austin, TX |
I have seen Dr Welch for years. He is the best doctor I see, and I have many regular doctors.
in Austin, TX |
He is always attentive to my concerns
in Austin, TX |
Dr welch is the best. He has saved my life twice. What more could you ask from a doctor?
in Austin, TX |
Great Personality takes time to explain questions no question is a dumb question Great smart very smart dr
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Welch has been my nephrologist for over 20plus years. He has the biggest heart and is always just a phone call away. He has been through 2 kidney transplants with me. Any question or concern you have he walks you through until you understand. He is more than a doctor, he is part of my family.
Austin, TX |
I always feel comfortable during the visits. He is knowledgeable and shares medical information as requested. A marvelous physician.
Austin, TX |
Welch diagnosed my condition quickly and accurately, and got me on a treatment regimen which resulted in a complete cure...He saved my life.
in Austin, TX |
Been with Dr. B Welch for ten years. He and his office staff are friendly and great. Scheduling appointments are fast and east.
Austin, TX |
Very kind and thorough
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Welch has been my doctor since my diagnosis in 2005. Always kind and caring.
Austin, TX |
Competent, friendly, and thorough. Dr. Welch looks after my best interest. Hr listens to what I have to say. I appreciate his kind regards.
in Austin, TX |
Totally great ... loved that he spent a lot time on first meeting seeking learn my issues. A smart nice guy who works with you. Before I had a doctor who just wanted to follow a algorithm and did not want to hear what i know about my condition. I have some inherited Lanier hypertension and medicine does not know what it is. Anyway dr Welch gets a best rating with me
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Dr. Welch's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Welch's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Nephrology
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis


  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor University Med Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Ia

    Completed in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis