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About Dr. David Welsh

Dr. David Welsh, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA. He has 12 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Welsh is affiliated with San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He speaks English.

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Welsh is Excellent. Dr. David Welsh has been rated by 1 patients. From those 1 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David Welsh is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Uc San Diego Student Health Services

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Dr. David Welsh has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. David Welsh has the following 7 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Dr. David Welsh has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. David Welsh is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Welsh is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Education

    12 Years Experience

  • Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 2001

  • Kaleida Health System


  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Uc San Diego Student Health Services, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA
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