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Dr. William Welch, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.4 (53)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. William Welch, MD

Dr. William Welch, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus, Chester County Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Welch, completed a residency at Strong Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Welch an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Welch works at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), Spinal Stenosis and Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Welch's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    801 Spruce St Fl 33, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 829-6700
  2. 2
    Pennsylvania Hospital Mohs Surgery Lab
    235 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 829-6700

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • St. Luke's Hospital-Bethlehem Campus
  • Chester County Hospital
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Hospital

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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication

Treatment frequency



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Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Myelopathy
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Back Pain
Herniated Disc
Low Back Pain
Radiculopathy
Broken Neck
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Tarlov Cyst
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Astrocytoma
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chordoma
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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Dural Tear
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Malignant Schwannoma
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Schwannoma
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Tumor
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Craniectomy
Craniotomy
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Laminoplasty
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    4.4
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    About Dr. William Welch, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1295701647
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division|Weiler Hosp/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Strong Memorial Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. William Welch, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Welch is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Welch works at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Welch’s profile.

    Dr. Welch has seen patients for Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve), Spinal Stenosis and Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Welch on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    53 patients have reviewed Dr. Welch. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Welch.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Welch, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Welch appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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