Carolyn Welty, MD


Dr. Carolyn Welty, a geriatrician, has expertise in all aspects of geriatric care including problems such as memory loss, depression, failure to thrive, weight loss, falls and difficulty walking. Welty, who sees patients at the Center for Geriatric Care, is board certified in internal and pulmonary medicine with added qualifications in geriatrics.

Prior to joining UCSF Medical Center, Welte was on the staff of the Cleveland Clinic and the Kettering Medical Center Senior Health Center, both in Ohio. She previously was a clinical associate professor at Wright State University and an assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Medicine and completed her residency training at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles. In addition, she has a master's degree in epidemiology from the Harvard School of Medicine.

She is is a professor of medicine at UCSF.


Center for Geriatric Care
3575 Geary Boulevard, First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94118
New Patient Appointments:
(844) 727-8273 (PCP-UCSF)
Office: (415) 353-4900
Fax: (415) 353-8101

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title


More about Carolyn Welty


University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine 1975


Hospital of the Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, Internal Medicine 1979


UC Davis Medical Center, Pulmonary Medicine 1981
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Epidemiology 1984
Carney Hospital, Critical Care Medicine 1985

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Welty C. Reply to: The ethical intersection of elder law and elder care practices. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Sep; 62(9):1820-1.

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