George Welch, MD

About Dr. George Welch

George Welch, MD, FACC moved from Portland, Maine, to join our practice. He is an experienced and detail-oriented cardiologist specializing in non-invasive cardiology. He is certified in cardiology, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Welch received his M.D. from the University of Vermont, where he graduated at the top of his class, and completed his internship and medical residency at Harvard University. He also has experience working with Beth Israel Hospital, Brockton VA Hospital, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute and Boston University Medical Center.

More recently, Dr. Welch taught at Columbia University Medical Center, where he had an adjunct faculty appointment as a Clinical Instructor in Medicine. Additionally, he has contributed 20 articles and research, including a publication in the New England Journal of Medicine. He is an expert on novel risk factors causing heart attacks and has delivered several national lectures on the topic. Dr. Welch has been honored with the Award of Excellence in Medicine by the University of Vermont and is a recipient of the Alpha Omega Alpha Award.

He has 16 years of private practice experience, and has been described by his patients as pleasant, professional, warm, caring and amazing.

In his spare time, Dr. Welch enjoys reading, hiking, skiing and running marathons.

Patient Experiences with Dr. Welch

“I can not be more thankful for finding Dr. Welch! His office staff was pleasant and accommodating, and his practice location seems brand new and technologically sound. Dr. Welch was extremely personable, had a great bedside manner, and showed true concern in investigating what might be wrong with me. Dr. Welch spent a tremendous amount of time with me explaining all of his findings, and never once did I feel rushed. I would highly highly recommend!!!”

“Dr. Welch was excellent, comforting, and very knowledgeable about his hearts….lol. I highly recommend anyone to this office.”

“Dr. Welch was extremely patient and listened to all of my concerns. He made me feel comfortable and was very thorough. His staff was helpful, polite, and very informative from checking in to running heart exams. I was extremely concerned about the structure of my heart being flawed or defective yet he was sure to take away my worries and put them to rest all in my 1st visit by reviewing results on the spot. Highly recommend.”

Most Major Insurances Accepted

Oxford Health Plans
Empire Bluecross
Castle Connolly Top Doctor
New York Best Doctors
Blue Precision Quality Recognition
  • 1199
  • Aetna
  • AXA
  • Cigna
  • Emblem PPO
  • Empire BC/BS
  • GHI
  • MagnaCare
  • Multiplan
  • MVP
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • PHCS
  • United Health Care - (HMO/PPO)
  • UMR