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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Welsh, Geriatrician, General Practitioner is Excellent. Dr. Welsh has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 2.9
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight loss (non-surgical)

Education & Awards

Dr. Welsh graduated from Des Moines University. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)


Dr. Welsh has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Whittier Hospital Medical Center 
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital 
  • Barlow Respiratory Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. William D Welsh DO is a male Family Practitioner, has 36 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
Where does Dr. William D. Welsh practice?
Dr. William Welsh has 1 office location.
Dr. William Welsh practices Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine near Whittier, CA.
See Whittier Family Physicians and Whittier Geriatric Doctors.