Biography & Education

Most patients seek plastic and cosmetic surgery to achieve a sense of normalcy, physical restoration, and wholeness. We are sensitive to your interests and devoted to your care with demonstrable expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, specializing in sophisticated facial cosmetic surgery and reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery.
Additional Information

Dr. Welk was voted "Top Doctors" in Seattle Magazine (2012, 2013)

Surveys were mailed to physicians in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The survey asked physicians to name the provider they would seek out or recommend to loved ones.

News Release

  • Breast Surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
Education Background
Medical School University of Michigan
Residency General Surgery: GRAMEC Hospitals, Grand Rapids, Michigan; Plastic Surgery: University of California, Irvine 1986-1988
  • English
Professional Associations
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Northwest Plastic Surgery Society, WSMA, King County Medical Society

Care Locations

The Polyclinic Plastic Surgery Nordstrom Tower
1229 Madison Street
Suite 1600
Seattle 98104
Accepted Insurances
  • Most major
  • inquire.
Accepted Payment Methods
Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, American Express, Discover Card
Available Weekends
Available Evenings
Accepting Medicaid


  • Breast Surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetic/Reconstruction
  • Facial and Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Facial Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Plastic Surgery of Eyelids
  • Reconstruction