Dr. Byron Welch, MD

Dr. Byron Welch, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(25)
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Dr. Byron Welch, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 59 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.

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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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

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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."

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • 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
  • 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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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welch to family and friends
4.5
based on 25 total reviews (19 with comments)
Dr. Welch's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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 accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Welch has admitting privileges

Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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