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Dr. David Welch, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Welch

Dr. David Welch, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Johnson City, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Welch accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Welch's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Welch treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Welch treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

Abdominal Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Welch treats Abdominal Pain more than 95% of his peers

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

Dr. Welch's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Welch, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Johnson City, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1989
Vanderbilt University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University Tenn/Va Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
University Tenn/Va Med Center
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
1987
1985
1984

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1.5

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I waited in the office for 2 hours before he saw me. What is the point of giving appointments? I chose him because he was available the earliest. The nurses claimed they sent the prescription but had forgotten to do so. Never coming back here.
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Extremely dishonest. Billing is dishonest. Bills insurance incorrectly so the patient has to pay the bill instead of the insurance. Billing and nurses are rude. They overbook and have no time to spend with patient. Received a bill before I saw the doctor. They herd you in and out like cattle. Never...Read More
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Dr. Welch saw my father at JCMC for GI complications. My father also has cirrhosis, which is well documented in his medical records. Dr. Welch advised him to take over the counter Tylenol for pain. When Tylenol is the most common for causing drug induced liver failure ESPECIALLY in patients who are...Read More
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He visited me in the hospital because my Dr. was in his group. He was brisk and borderline rude. He only stayed about 2 to 3 minutes. I do not recommend him.
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