Dr. Matthew Welch, MD

Dr. Matthew Welch, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Matthew Welch, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Loyola University Medical Center in 2007 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery, ocular oncology, and more.

1750 E Glendale Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85020

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • SCAN Health Plan
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • University Physicians

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Top Care Areas

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Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Melanoma
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Steroid Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • University of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • St. Francis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Associated Retina Consultants, Ltd
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Welch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welch to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Welch'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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He is very thorough and pleasant.
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