Dr. John Welsh, MD

Dr. John Welsh, MD

DermatologyMaleAge 46

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Dr. John Welsh, MD is a Dermatologist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Welsh has more experience with Skin Cancer & Excision and Cosmetic Skin Procedures than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine medical school in 2003. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Welsh to book an appointment.

Locations

Forefront Dermatology - Bloomfield

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Dr. John Welsh4727 Friendship Ave Ste 300 Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Forefront Dermatology - Wexford

Dr. John Welsh1000 Stonewood Dr Ste 200 Wexford, PA 15090
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Low Wait Times Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.
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Dr. Welsh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Welsh

4.8

Based on 147 ratings

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What went well
  • Office environment (129)
  • Explained conditions well (127)
  • Listened & answered questions (127)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (4)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
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My primary physician recommended a skin screening and suggested Forefront Dermatology. I choose Dr. John Welsh and was very happy with my decision. Dr. Welsh was very personable and complete with the exam. Will be returning to Dr. Welsh for my annual exams.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jerry – Jan 22, 2020
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Dr Welsh is very friendly, knowledgeable, thorough, and handles small problems right in the office.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Tom – Dec 13, 2019
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I have seen several Dermatologists over the years. Dr. Welsh is by far the very BEST!
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Tom V – Dec 13, 2019
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fast, thorough, and professional
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Dec 13, 2019
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Dr. Welsh spent time checking my skin for any possible concerns. This was the best skin inspection I have had.
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Joanne M Nicoll – Dec 12, 2019
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As always, I was more than satisfied with Dr. Welsh, and his staff, on my most recent visits. Both visits were exactly at time scheduled, services explained in detail, and completed promptly. I would recommend Forefront, especially Dr. Welsh, to friends and family.
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Angelo – Dec 11, 2019
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Thorough, friendly, and efficient, but takes the time to answer all my questions. None better.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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K. Limmer – Dec 09, 2019
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I had the usual thorough full body examination from Dr. Welsh. Both he and his assistant were very personable and professional. I travel about 60 miles because I have such confidence in Dr. Welsh.
What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Donovan Curtis – Dec 07, 2019
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Have been seeing Dr. Welsh for years. Always thorough, knowledgeable and professional. Trust him with my life. Literally.
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VoiceOfReason – Dec 06, 2019
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On time and well informed.
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Georgina Gutierrez – Dec 03, 2019
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Dr. Welsh is an excellent dermatologist who I have been going to for many years.
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Nov 18, 2019
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My appointment with Dr. Welsh was quick and thorough , with great results. I will definitely see him again.
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Susan M – Nov 15, 2019
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I am 40 years old with really fair skin. I have been seeing Dr. Welsh for around 10 years now. He is awesome and the best I have seen. He takes his time, knows how to ask about important things. Is very intelligent and knowledgeable about what he is talking about. I would drive at least an hour to see him over going elsewhere.
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Ryan from Export – Nov 13, 2019
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Always appreciate the professionalism and efficiency of the doctor and staff. Friendly and personable !
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 13, 2019
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Provides a thorough evaluation and explains very clearly any issues or concerns. More importantly, he is always on time for my appointment. The staff is also very responsible and accommodating.
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Nov 12, 2019
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A professional with a personal touch.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Theo – Nov 11, 2019
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Dr Welsh is competent and friendly. Easy to talk to and ask questions
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Jean Kaniecki – Nov 05, 2019
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Have been going to Dr. Welsh for years, since having a Melanoma diagnosis. He is very thorough during his appointments, and has helped me stay on top of my skin health.
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Melinda B – Nov 05, 2019
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I've been seeing Dr. Welsh's for 6 years. He is very personable, knowledgable, efficient and highly communicative (medically and in layman's terms). Most of all my skin condition has clearly improved and is at a positive maintenance level under his care. .. One of the best Dermatologists in western PA,
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jim D. – Nov 01, 2019
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Dr. Welsh is very through and precise with his dermal evaluations. I definitely recommend him to friends and family.
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Oct 22, 2019
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Welsh

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Welsh treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Welsh treats other conditions, please contact the office at (412) 407-5885.

Skin Cancer & Excision

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the skin, including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma.Compare with other Skin Cancer & Excision specialists.

Dr. Welsh is experienced in the area of Skin Cancer & Excision. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Welsh
Similar Providers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Actinic Keratosis
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cosmetic Skin Procedures

Cosmetic dermatologists diagnose and treat condition of the skin that affect appearance, such as age spots, wrinkles, unwanted hair, and acne scars.Compare with other Cosmetic Skin Procedures specialists.

Dr. Welsh is experienced in the area of Cosmetic Skin Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Welsh
Similar Providers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Shaving of Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Check Dr. Welsh's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Welsh's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Mohs Defect Reconstruction Surgery
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigoid
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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(724) 230-6352

Dr. Welsh accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerihealth
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Centene
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Gateway Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Intergroup
Liberty
Dental
Medicaid of Pennsylvania
Medicare
MultiPlan
HealthEOS Plus+
PHCS Network
Railroad Medicare
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
Triwest
United Mine Workers Health & Retirement Fund
UPMC

About Me

Care Philosophy

Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful...Read more

Biography

Dr. John Patrick Welsh was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. Dr. Welsh spent two years at Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) before returning to the...Read more

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Drexel University College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Pittsburgh Academy of Dermatology, Member

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. John Welsh, MD?

Call (412) 407-5885 to make an appointment. Click here for more information.

Is Dr. John Welsh, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. John Welsh, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Welsh's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. John Welsh, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. John Welsh, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Welsh frequently treats Skin Cancer & Excision and Cosmetic Skin Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Welsh specializes.

Where is Dr. John Welsh, MD's office located?

Dr. Welsh's office is located at 4727 Friendship Ave Ste 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. John Welsh, MD offer telehealth services?

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