Dr. Scott Welsh, MD

Dr. Scott Welsh, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Scott Welsh, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Loyola University of Chicago / Stritch School of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

401 W Slaughter Ln Ste 300

Austin, TX 78748

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • MultiPlan
  • USI Affinity

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
more than 89% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
more than 87% of peers
more than 81% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Welsh "At Central Texas Orthopedics, it is our goal to provide world class care with a personal touch. Whether you are young in years or young at heart, we treat patients of all ages and activity levels. We are committed to providing comprehensive orthopedic care with compassion and attention to detail. Dr. Welsh has made it his mission to spend a little extra time with each patient and to better educate them about their inuries."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture


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35  Procedures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Loyola University of Chicago / Stritch School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Michigan State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Welsh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Welsh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Welsh to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Welsh's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Welsh was very informative and we talked about my options. He did a great job on my knee and could not be more pleased with my progess after surgery.
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I can't say enough good things about Dr Welsh and his great Staff. I found him while searching the internet and for someone to fix a torn meniscus and damaged ligament in my right knee. I had a great experience with the surgical center that Dr Welsh uses also. He proved to me that he deserves 5...more
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With a knee prob, I saw 2 other ortho drs, who recommended cortisone injs until I couldn't take it - then total knee replacement. Dr. Welsh spent a generous amt of time with me, reviewing my MRI and Xrays with me. He offered several options, none were a total knee for 20+ years, esp since that...more
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Kind, empathetic, GREAT listener, resourceful, careful but knows when to act - hands down, my first choice for orthopedic care.
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