Dr. Christopher Welsh, MD

Dr. Christopher Welsh, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Christopher Welsh, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Iowa City, IA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 2002 and specializes in psychiatry.

673 Westbury Dr Ste 201

Iowa City, IA 52245

Contact Information

(319) 356-6352

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 97% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 89% of peers
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

15  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welsh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welsh to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Welsh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have seen several psychiatrists over the last 20 years. Dr. Welsh has been the most patient and compassionate psychiatrist I have worked with. With his help I am now happier and more stable than I have ever been.
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Distant and cold. Seems overly cautious and never dares to think outside of the box.
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He listens to what you have to say before offering any opinions. Goes through all treatment options lists the pros and cons and thoroughly answers any questions you might have about them. If you have done some reading in the internet about a certain drug or treatment he will explain why he might...more
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Dr Welsh is the ONLY psychiatrist I have had who works with me and listens without pre-judgement. Often I will inquire on new meds and he takes time to explain if/why I should consider vs just dismissing me. I trust him with no reserve regarding my mental and sometimes physical well being
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