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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

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    Overall Experience
    364 Ratings
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    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.
    Feb 02, 2022
    Good experience.
    Feb 01, 2022
    Repetitious questions - Do better!
    Jan 18, 2022
    Always empathetic. Many resources.
    Jan 18, 2022
    Dr. Welty has a somewhat flibbertigibbet manner which takes some getting used to but she is a careful diligent person with a good heart.
    Jan 04, 2022
    Dr. Welty is the best! I have recommended her to others.
    Dec 03, 2021
    Dr. Welty is fine as my doctor but I don't like to suggest doctors to anyone. 5. Never recommend doctors.
    Dec 03, 2021
    Skilled & personable.
    Nov 06, 2021
    Provider was very thorough in discussing all my health care issues.
    Nov 05, 2021
    Dr. Welty is one of best doctor I ever had. Perfect for my personal and medical needs.
    Sep 29, 2021
    Dr. Welty is an outstanding PCP. She is extremely thorough and listen respectfully and addresses my concerns.
    Sep 03, 2021
    Appreciated the follow-up call to send TB picture to her as well as the depth and detailed review of recent medical ER visits & falls.
    Aug 17, 2021
    Excellent in every way!
    Aug 17, 2021
    Jul 16, 2021
    All the considerate care made for with adjustments for the pandemic.
    Jul 14, 2021
    Good experience.
    May 24, 2021
    Very good experience.
    May 24, 2021
    We have had only two visits with each other. I do not believe we know each other very well at this time. I have MS. She has shared she has not had very many patients with MS. From my experience living with MS is an experience that is not constant. Changes in physical and mental abilities require changes in choices made to adjust by myself and my doctor. I believe understanding all my blood work and that means for my health and possible changes in my body are important. I believe we can improve our relation as we get to know each other in our future.
    May 20, 2021
    Professional and personalized - this is a long established provider relationship.
    Apr 30, 2021
    Dr. Welty is a good listener and is attentive to your problems with verbal and written information.
    Apr 29, 2021
    This is my 1st appt. to have Dr. Welty as my PCP she is so careful knowledgeable & concern with my health. Highly recommend her to all my friends.
    Apr 29, 2021
    Dr. Welty is very good medically & personal excellent staff.
    Apr 29, 2021
    Excellent dr. & nurses.

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