Robert Welch, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity, Orthopaedics

245 Ratings
Years in Practice: 29 years
Practices In: Naperville
Patients Seen: All Ages

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Board Certifications
Orthopaedic Surgery
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

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


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


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 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

245 Ratings

Provider discussed treatment options

243 Ratings

Provider showed concern

243 Ratings

Provider explained things clearly

243 Ratings

Provider included you in decisions

242 Ratings

Likelihood of recommending this provider

243 Ratings


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.
"Dr welch explained all the details with my issue and gave me all the options for treatment. He listened to all my concerns and advised on the best option for treatment. Very professional, and friendly. I felt very comfortable"
Dec. 14, 2022
"Dr. Welch was a very caring, concerned physician when I saw him. Though my symptoms had become less severe from the time I scheduled the appointment to the time I saw Dr. Welch, he still showed real concern as he examined me. He answered all my questions and calmed my concerns. I left feeling I had received the very best of care."
Nov. 7, 2022
"Outstanding Physican!"
Oct. 7, 2022
"Fun group"
Oct. 3, 2022
"Got in early than appointment time so left before appointment time actually came up"
Oct. 2, 2022
"*Dr. Welch was extremely helpful and took great care of my condition with many helpful tips and advice."
Sep. 20, 2022
"This visit was for shoulder shots."
Sep. 13, 2022
"Dr.Welch was very thorough, and took the time to answer all my questions. Very approachable and kind. I would highly recommend him!"
Sep. 6, 2022
"I felt the Dr was very busy and wasnt able to give ample time"
Aug. 15, 2022
"Dr. Welch is excellent and I would recommend him without hesitation."
Aug. 4, 2022
"Liked him a lot. Thorough, understandable, and answered all my questions"
Jul. 21, 2022
"Dr. Stanislaus is amazing and so caring!"
Jul. 7, 2022
"Dr. Welch is very personable and genuinely cares about his patients. He takes time to explain everything including options, procedures and treatments."
Jul. 7, 2022
"I went in there thinking that I was facing surgery on my left hand. I am pleased to say that Dr. Welsh decided against that and gave me a hand band to wear instead."
Jun. 23, 2022
"I hoped he could find the root cause of my wrists hurting"
Jun. 23, 2022
"I would definitely recommend my primary physician, Dr. Regan. I have had him for many years...He is excellent............And his refferral to Dr. Welch was also very good. Dr. Welch is also an excellent Doctor................."
Jun. 17, 2022
"Dr. Welch was extremely patient and answered all questions. It was the best doctor visit I've ever had."
Jun. 16, 2022
"I felt very comfortable with the explaination of care. Dr. Welch was very detailed in the course of treatment that would be offered."
Jun. 10, 2022
"Great doctor. Very considerate of my pain."
Jun. 1, 2022
"I cannot say enough good things regarding Dr. Welch and his nurse. Everyone is great!"
May. 15, 2022
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