Dr. John Welkie, MD

Dr. John Welkie, MD

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Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o
(10)

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Dr. John Welkie, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Allentown, PA. He specializes in vascular surgery and endovascular surgery.

LVPG Vascular Surgery-1259 Cedar Crest

1259 S Cedar Crest Blvd Ste 301

Allentown, PA 18103
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Welkie'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Welkie "I treat all of my patients as if they are members of my family. I feel that my role as a physician and surgeon is to educate each patient so that they can make the best decision for their particular illness."

2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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28  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Med College Ohio
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Temple University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Welkie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welkie's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welkie to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Welkie'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 (3)

I just completed my fifth anniversary exam for my stent procedure to correct a 5 plus cm triple A aneurism. Without a doubt, Dr. Welkie performed a life saving procedure for which I shall be eternally grateful. In each of the five ensuing years. Dr Welkie ordered the necessary tests to insure the...more
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Thorough, professional and knowledgeable. Dr Welkie takes great care to explain his diagnosis and prescribed course of action. I'm very thankful to have been referred to him by my family physician,
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He listens to your concerns and explains procedures clearly. His manner of speaking makes you feel confident in him.
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