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Carolyn Welty

MD

Geriatrician

About me

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

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Center for Geriatric Care

3575 Geary Blvd., First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94118

My reviews

4.8

Overall Experience
454 Reviews
Dr. Welty is an excellent physician - caring thorough professional competent.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
448 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
446 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
417 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
451 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
452 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
452 Reviews

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