Dr. Charles Welch, MD

Dr. Charles Welch, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Charles Welch, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Cambridge, MA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Boston Univ Sch Of Med in 1972 and specializes in psychiatry.

56 Shepard St

Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
high
more than 81% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
high
more than 81% of peers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
normal
more than 59% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders

1  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Boston Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Boston Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Welch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welch's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welch to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have great respect for Dr. Welch. He is a very caring individual focusing on patient needs.
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Caring.. Empathetic..knowledgeable.. Not sure what else a patient would want..
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I frequently see Dr. Welch right after ECT (electroconvulsive therapy at McLean) to see how things are going and make future treatment plans. There are usually three psychiatrist seeing patients so you never know who you will see. I've found him to be impatient and uncaring to my needs. The rest of...more
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