Biography & Education

Dr. Welch believes in a multi-disciplinary, team approach to improving a patients health and well-being which includes education, exercise, nutrition, medication and active patient involvement. He believes treatment should emphasize medically supervised activities that get the patient back to work and back to a fullfilled private life. This treatment plan requires the patients to take charge of their rehabilitation through awareness of how both their physical and mental health impacts funtionality and recovery.
  • Physical Medicine and Rehab
Education Background
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: University of Washington, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • English
Professional Associations
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; American Association of Electromyography and Electrodiagnosis
Personal Interests
Dr. Welch is proud of his three adult children that he raised with his wife of 37 years. He enjoys tennis, skiing, golf and gardening.

Care Locations

916 N. 10th Place
Renton, WA 98057
Fax 425-498-2334
13020 Meridian Ave South
2nd Floor, Pod 5
Everett, WA 98208
Fax 425-498-2334
1750 112th Ave., N.E.
Building 3, Suite D-258
Bellevue, WA 98004
Fax 425-498-2334
Accepting New Patients
Accepting Children
Accepting Medicare



Board Certifications
  • Physical Medicine and Rehab
Clinical Interests
  • Acute Pain Management
  • Auto Accidents-Back/Neck pain
  • Back Pain
  • Back/Spine Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel/Peripheral Nerve
  • Cervical Spine Problems/Proc.
  • Cervical/Lumbar Degen. Disorders
  • Diagnostic Pain Management
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Heel Pain
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Knee Injuries
  • Limb Numbness
  • Limb Pain
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Conduction Studies (NCV)
  • Numbness
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Specialists
  • Spinal Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Workplace Injuries


Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.4 out of 5 (48 Ratings, 6 Comments)


This provider talk AT me not to me. He was not interested in how my pain is affecting me or gave me any alternatives to deal with pain. He lectured me about the evils of painkillers but offered no alternative solutions.
Swedish Patient

I have already recommended Dr. Welch to a colleague.
Swedish Patient

I trust Dr.Welch, he has my best interest in mind, I can tell by his explanations.
Swedish Patient

very pleased with Dr Welch
Swedish Patient

would always recommend
Swedish Patient

dr Welch is so caring and takes time to talk to me on. personal level . he keeps a close eye on my situation and is very respectful to my needs
Swedish Patient