Dr. John Welsh, MD

Dr. John Welsh, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. John Welsh, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Los Altos, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1993 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

851 Fremont Ave Ste 109

Los Altos, CA 94024

Contact Information

(650) 941-1040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Nerve Block
more than 80% of peers
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
more than 79% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. John Welsh, MD
Dr. Welsh is a very compassionate and remarkable physician. I had two lumbar/SI joint injections from Dr. Welsh. I was extremely nervous about having these injections. But he was very reassuring and explained everything he was doing and made sure I was comfortable. He put me at ease. These...Read More
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Karen Heselton in Los Altos, CA – Jun 29, 2018
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Finally a doctor that seems to care about you.
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cupertino, ca – Mar 13, 2017
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Excellent Doctor who paid attention to my long surgical history and provided best options given the complexity
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Dave White in Scotts Valley ca – Mar 28, 2016
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He is a very kind compassionate doctor who truly cares about his patients. He has been able reduced my back pain to the point I fell almost normal. I have struggled everyday with dibilitating back pain after a back surgery from a different doctor. Dr. Welsh has reduced the pain tremendously...Read More
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Susan Avivi in Los Gatos, CA – Mar 05, 2016
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He was my treating physician for over 13 years. He would still be my Dr. if my employer hadn't changed insurance co. and he was no longer in network. I continued seeing him even after moving from the Bay Area to Las Vegas, NV - over 1000 miles, that is how much I trusted his opinions and skills...Read More
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Kari H. in Las Vegas, NV – Jan 01, 2016
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