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Carolyn Welty



Dr. Carolyn Welty is a specialist in the medical care of older adults. She has expertise in all aspects of geriatric care, including memory loss, depression, failure to thrive, weight loss, falls and difficulty walking.

Welty earned her medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She completed residency training in internal medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles. She completed a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at the University of California, Davis Medical Center; a fellowship in epidemiology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School; and a fellowship in critical care medicine at Carney Hospital, an affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine. In addition, she has a master's degree in epidemiology from Harvard Medical School.

Before joining UCSF, Welty was on the staff of the Cleveland Clinic and Kettering Medical Center. She previously was a clinical associate professor at Wright State University and an assistant professor at Boston University School of Medicine.

  • Education

    Keck School of Medicine, 1975

  • Residencies

    Good Samaritan Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1979

  • Fellowships

    UC Davis, Pulmonary Medicine, 1981

    Harvard Medical School, Epidemiology, 1984

    Tufts University, Critical Care Medicine, 1985

  • Board Certifications

    Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title


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    Overall Experience
    236 Ratings
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    Nov 23, 2023
    I am grateful! Thank you.
    Nov 21, 2023
    Dr. Welty is outstanding.
    Oct 27, 2023
    Thank you Dr. Welty
    Oct 26, 2023
    Dr Welty is a compassionate and skilled clinician who goes out of her to take good care of her patients.
    Oct 24, 2023
    Dr. Welty is the best Dr. I ever had!
    Oct 23, 2023
    Dr Welty was so kind (I have the stress of caring for an ill family member). She is always competent but today kindness was most appreciated.
    Oct 03, 2023
    Wonderful conversations with help for all my problems
    Aug 24, 2023
    Dr. Welty is an extraordinary primary provider.
    Jul 14, 2023
    My provider was very thorough in her questions and exam.
    Jun 30, 2023
    Dr Welty remembers everything about me that I ever told her and gives me the best advice!
    Jun 28, 2023
    Terrific sensitivity and treatment regimens
    Jun 07, 2023
    Dr Welty is a gem!!!
    Jun 03, 2023
    Dr Welty followed up on a visit I made to a local urgent care facility. Cannot imagine many doctors would take the time to do this. I am very grateful.
    Apr 26, 2023
    Very knowledgeable
    Apr 26, 2023
    Care provider took time and asked questions regarding my problem.
    Mar 10, 2023
    Dr. Welty always goes above and beyond.
    Feb 28, 2023
    Dr Welty is the most caring competent Dr. I have ever had!
    Jan 14, 2023
    Dr Welty is always professional and caring!!
    Jan 08, 2023
    Dr. Welty is smart sensitive a listener and thorough.
    Jan 06, 2023
    I have but her practice is full!
    Dec 15, 2022
    Very pleasant experience!
    Dec 09, 2022
    Dr Welty is one of the most caring Physician I have had the pleasure of knowing
    Nov 12, 2022
    Dr. Welty is one of the most incredible people and practitioners that I have ever met. The Center for Geriatric Care has been one of the most important resources in my family's arsenal for carrying for my grandmother. We do not know what we would be able to do without this amazing team. I hope that the Center for Geriatric Care does receive additional resources especially more geriatricians as I am aware of many elderly individuals and their families who are very interested in signing up as patients.
    Oct 26, 2022
    I find Dr. Welty very caring to my needs always listening and very responsive.
    Oct 19, 2022
    Dr welty is a good listener personable and extremely knowledgeable The best!
    Oct 15, 2022
    Dr. Welty had a suggestion re-all of my problems and each one helped!
    Oct 11, 2022
    Dr Welty is a top-notch professional and excellent listener and a superb doctor that you should value greatly
    Sep 14, 2022
    Dr welty is extremely thorough and has been extremely helpful following up with my mom's care.
    Aug 26, 2022
    Dr Welty is experienced and exceptional. Great
    Aug 19, 2022
    I have had two physicians at this clinic and they are both two of the best doctors I've ever had.
    Aug 02, 2022
    I never recommend physicians to others.
    Jul 30, 2022
    Dr. Welty is a remarkable physician whose knowledge caring and concern for her patients is exemplary.
    Jul 20, 2022
    This practice reminds of the care I got from a private practice in Westport CT in the 1980's and 90's. It is wonderful.
    Mar 28, 2022
    I never recommend doctors to anyone . Receiving medical is a personal experience and everyone interacts differently with the care provider and the experience is directly related to you personal medical situation.
    Mar 11, 2022
    Dr Welty is an excellent and caring physician
    Feb 16, 2022
    Very helpful and empathic.
    Feb 16, 2022
    Dr. Welty listens very well is always attentive to how I am feeling and remembers my last visit.
    Feb 08, 2022
    Dr. Welty is an excellent doctor.

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