Robert Welch, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity, Orthopaedics

4.8
255 Ratings
Years in Practice: 31 years
Practices In: Naperville
Patients Seen: All Ages

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Board Certifications
Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages
English
Clinical Interests

Spe­cial inter­est in treat­ment of arthri­tis and trau­ma to the hand and upper extremity

Personal Interests

Foot­ball, hock­ey golf, ski­ing, sail­ing and fishing

Memberships
Chicago Society for Surgery of the Hand American Society for Surgery of the Hand American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
School
University of Wisconsin Medical School Graduation Date: 1988 Degree: MD
Residency
Washington University Barnes Hospital Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowships
University of California at San Diego Orthopaedics

Procedures

Anatomic and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Cortisone Injection, Cubital Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Fracture Care, Fracture Care, Fracture Care - Elbows, Fracture Care - Hands, Fracture Care - Wrists, Hand Fracture Care, Joint Injection, Joint Replacement- Finger Joint, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder, Non-Surgical Care for Joint Arthritis, Non-Surgical Fracture Care, Non-Surgical Treatment of Fractures, Non-Surgical Treatment of Sports Related Injuries, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Fracture Care, Shoulder Replacement Surgery, Tendon Repair & Reconstruction, Thumb/Wrist Reconstructive Procedures for Arthritis, Tommy John Elbow Surgery, Total Shoulder Replacement, Wrist Arthroscopy, Wrist Fracture Care

Conditions

Arthritis of the Thumb, Basal Joint Osteoarthritis, Boxer's Fracture, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Colles Fracture, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, De Quervain Tenosynovitis, Digital Mucous Cysts, Distal Radius Fracture, Dupuytren's Disease, Elbow Tunnel Syndrome, Finger Fractures, Flexor Tendon Injuries, Frozen Shoulder, Ganglion Cysts and Tumors, Hand Osteoarthritis, Kienbock Disease, Overuse Injuries, Shoulder Bursitis, Shoulder-Hand Syndrome, Sprains, Strains, Tendonitis, Tennis Elbow, Trauma Related Injuries, Trigger Finger, Wrist Tendonitis

Ratings


Ratings Category

The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
255 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

4.8
252 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

4.8
252 Ratings

Provider showed concern

4.8
255 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

4.8
255 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

4.8
252 Ratings

Comments


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
"Tried to heal on its own but needed surgery. Was super helpful getting us in fast. So appreciative."
5
Feb. 10, 2024
"No bad experience, Dr Welch was very good at explaining my issues."
5
Dec. 25, 2023
"Fantastic experience. I was refereed by my wife. Dr Welch had performed surgery one of her surgeries. Dr Welch is an example for all doctors, Very knowledgeable, caring, and made you feel that you ailment was all that mattered. Great experience!"
5
Dec. 18, 2023
"Dr. Welch is friendly and caring. Spent as much time as I needed to answer questions, explain the treatment plan. I never felt rushed."
5
Dec. 10, 2023
"The Dr was kind and caring"
5
Dec. 10, 2023
"Dr. Welch and staff are great!"
5
Dec. 9, 2023
"Dr. Welch is kind, caring and extremely knowledgeable in his area of care."
4.8
Dec. 2, 2023
"Love, love, love Dr. Welch - so knowledgeable, skilled, and fantastic bedside manner."
5
Dec. 1, 2023
"Dr Welch was incredibly informative and professional. I was confident in his diagnosis and treatment plan."
5
Nov. 30, 2023
"Dr. Welch is excellent!"
5
Nov. 17, 2023
"Most everything went very well."
4.6
Nov. 12, 2023
"Dr. Welch was very personable and took a genuine interest in my care."
5
Nov. 7, 2023
"I feel safe and cared for with Dr W."
5
Oct. 24, 2023
"Dr Welch did an excellent job. He is great about answering all questions.., never rushes u!"
5
Oct. 6, 2023
"*Dr. Welch is a very caring and experienced doctor. Who listens to his patients."
5
Oct. 3, 2023
"Excellent service"
5
Sep. 24, 2023
"Dr Welch is the best"
5
Sep. 21, 2023
"Dr Welch is concerned about his patients and explains the course of action clearly"
5
Sep. 20, 2023
"Everything went well."
5
Sep. 20, 2023
"Dr. Was very detailed in explaining why I'm having such pain and what he can provide as a timeline for relief."
5
Sep. 19, 2023
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