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Professional Statement

  • Dr. George Welch is a Harvard University trained cardiologist who specializes in non invasive cardiology. He is board certified in cardiology, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
  • He received his degree from the University of Vermont where he graduated at the top of his class and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha the prestigious medical honor society. Dr Welch completed his internship and medical residency at Harvard University. He was chosen to be one of the Chief Residents during his final year of training.
  • Afterwards, he was appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute and completed his cardiology training at Boston University Medical Center while also serving as an adjunct instructor at Harvard University. He is the author of 20 research articles including a lead article 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.
  • More recently, Dr Welch taught at Columbia University Medical Center where he had an adjunct faculty appointment as a Clinical Instructor in Medicine.
  • Dr Welch is a very committed and compassionate physician who takes excellent care of his patients. He has practiced cardiology for 16 years.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - University of Vermont
  • Harvard University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Residency)
  • Boston University Medical Center Hospital (Fellowship)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Awards and Publications

  • New England Journal Of Medicine - Review of Homocysteine, '98
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1991
  • Durwood J Smith Award for Excellence in Pharmacology, 1990
  • American Heart Association Research Award, 1996
  • National Research Service Award, 1994
  • Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Harvard University 1991-1994

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish