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Dr. John Welker, MD

Pain Medicine
3.0 (6)
Map Pin Small Columbia, TN
Accepting new patients
14 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Welker, MD

Dr. John Welker, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Columbia, TN. They specialize in Pain Medicine, has 14 years of experience, and is board certified in Anesthesiology. They graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine and is affiliated with Maury Regional Medical Center. Dr. Welker, completed a residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Patients rated Dr. Welker an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Welker works at Practice in Columbia, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Pain, Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome and Osteoarthritis of Spine along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Welker's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Columbia Pediatrics
    1222 Trotwood Ave Ste 101, Columbia, TN 38401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (931) 490-7348
  2. 2
    Maury Regional Medical Center
    1224 Trotwood Ave, Columbia, TN 38401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (931) 490-7372

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  • Maury Regional Medical Center

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    About Dr. John Welker, MD

    Specialties
    • Pain Medicine
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 14 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1346477221
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO / MAIN CAMPUS
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
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    Dr. John Welker, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Welker is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Welker has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Welker has seen patients for Chronic Pain, Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome and Osteoarthritis of Spine, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Welker on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Welker. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Welker.

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