Dr. Patrick Welch, MD

Dr. Patrick Welch, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Patrick Welch, MD is a cardiology specialist in Lafayette, LA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1990 and specializes in cardiology, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, and more.

200 Beaullieu Dr Ste 1

Lafayette, LA 70508

Contact Information

(337) 289-6808

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

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

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Surgery
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Dallas Co Hp Parkland Mem
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Tx Southwestern Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Welch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welch to family and friends
4.0
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Welch's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Lafayette, LA |
Being a new patient, after an EKG I waited 40 minutes in the exam room for the doctor, nobody came in. I left the exam room, ( after much patience ) told somebody out in the hall I've wasted enough time waiting on the doctor, I can't stay, they didn't even seem to care that I left. The staff was...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Welch accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Universal American

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Hospitals where Dr. Welch has admitting privileges

Heart Hospital of Lafayette
1105 Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, LA 70508
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Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
4801 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA 70508
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Lafayette General Medical Center
1214 Coolidge Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
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Women's and Children's Hospital
4600 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA 70508
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