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Dr. Byron Welch, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Welch
4100 Duval Rd Ste 4-102 Austin, TX 78759

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(512) 451-5800

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Dr. Byron Welch, MD is a nephrology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1985 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.


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Dr. Welch accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Welch's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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Dr. Welch treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Welch treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Welch treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Welch treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Welch treats Hyperkalemia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Welch treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Welch's conditions and procedures:

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

Dr. Welch's Reviews

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4.5

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1 Star
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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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Dr Welch is a very good doctor he takes the time to explain things so that wind understand.
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Really great bedside manner. Willing to take time and listen to your problems
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I have seen Dr Welch for years. He is the best doctor I see, and I have many regular doctors.
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He is always attentive to my concerns
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Dr welch is the best. He has saved my life twice. What more could you ask from a doctor?
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Great Personality takes time to explain questions no question is a dumb question Great smart very smart dr
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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.
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I always feel comfortable during the visits. He is knowledgeable and shares medical information as requested. A marvelous physician.
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Welch diagnosed my condition quickly and accurately, and got me on a treatment regimen which resulted in a complete cure...He saved my life.
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Been with Dr. B Welch for ten years. He and his office staff are friendly and great. Scheduling appointments are fast and east.
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Very kind and thorough
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Dr. Welch has been my doctor since my diagnosis in 2005. Always kind and caring.
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Competent, friendly, and thorough. Dr. Welch looks after my best interest. Hr listens to what I have to say. I appreciate his kind regards.
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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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About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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