Dr. John Welch, MD

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Dr. John Welch, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Retina Center Of Nebraska 2115 N Kansas Ave Ste 104, Hastings, NE 68901 Get Directions
(402) 461-4611

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Dr. Welch specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Hastings, NE. He practices at 5 locations.

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      • Aetna
      • American Enterprise Group
      • American Republic
      • Assurant Health
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • CoreSource
      • Coventry Health Care
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Humana
      • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
      • Medicaid
      • Medico
      • Mutual of Omaha
      • National Elevator
      • Principal Life
      • Thrivent Financial
      • Tricare
      • UnitedHealthCare

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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (5)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (5)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Welch's Office & Staff
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acquired Coloboma
      • Acute Endophthalmitis
      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blind Hypertensive Eye
      • Blind Hypotensive Eye
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cataract
      • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
      • Chalazion
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Chorioretinitis
      • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
      • Contusion of the Eyeball
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Endophthalmitis
      • Esotropia
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Floaters
      • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
      • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Hypertropia
      • Hyphema
      • Hypotony of Eye
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Edema
      • Macular Hole
      • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nystagmus
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pars Planitis
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Posterior Scleritis
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Pterygium
      • Purulent Endophthalmitis
      • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • Retinal Hemangioma
      • Retinal Hemorrhage
      • Retinal Ischemia
      • Retinal Neovascularization
      • Retinal Telangiectasia
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
      • Retinoschisis
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Strabismus
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Anterior Vitrectomy
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
      • Eye Surgery
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Ocular Prosthetics
      • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
      • Repair of Eye Laceration
      • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
      • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med

        Graduated in 1980

      • Residency Hospital
        New Engl Deaconess Hosp

        Completed in 1982

        Suny-Upstate

        Completed in 1985

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Wills Eye Hosp

        Completed in 1987

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Welch's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Welch

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients