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Specialties & Research
Dr. Karl Welke, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).
- He has special expertise in 4 areas:
- Cardiac Surgical Procedures
- Congenital Heart Defects
- Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
- Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Education & Awards
Dr. Welke graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Welke has 8 hospital affiliations:
- Swedish Medical Center - Cherry Hill
- Tacoma General Hospital
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- Dr. Karl F Welke MD is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
- Where does Dr. Karl F. Welke practice?
- Dr. Karl Welke has 1 office location.
Dr. Karl Welke practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Peoria, IL.
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