Andrew Welch, DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical

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Andrew Welch, DO

A Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Expert

Andrew Welch, DO, is a compassionate and dedicated endocrinologist who believes in a patient-centered approach to care. Inspired by the words of William J. Mayo, "The needs of the patient come first," Dr. Welch envisions a world where people with diabetes can live normal lives, free from the burdens of constant monitoring and treatment. As an individual living with type 1 diabetes himself, he has a unique understanding of the challenges faced by his patients and is highly motivated to find innovative solutions.

Innovation in Diabetes Technology

With a focus on diabetes care, Dr. Welch specializes in the development and implementation of leading-edge diabetes technology. He is actively involved in clinical trials related to continuous glucose monitors, insulin pumps, and automated insulin delivery systems. By staying at the forefront of these advancements, he ensures that his patients have access to the latest and most effective treatments available.

Clinical Research: Understanding Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Welch's current research explores the unique physiology of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, with a focus on finding the best methods of providing clinical care. He is particularly passionate about helping adolescents transition from pediatric to adult endocrinology care. In collaboration with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, he leads an adolescent diabetes transition clinic, offering specialized support during this critical phase of life.

"In Science Lives Hope" holds great meaning for Dr. Welch, as he believes we are in a transformative era for diabetes and endocrinology. With the constant development of new medications and technology, there is a renewed sense of hope for individuals living with diabetes and obesity. Driven by a positive vision of the future, he remains committed to advancing research to ensure that the field continues to evolve and offer brighter prospects for his patients.

Additionally, Dr. Welch is fluent in Spanish, allowing him to provide comprehensive care to a diverse patient population.

Beyond his professional life, Dr. Welch cherishes his role as a parent to three remarkable children and enjoys spending quality time with his family. He also enjoys cycling, being in nature, and water coloring.




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Internal Medicine



Brigham Young University



Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine


Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine


American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism)



Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism, Internal Medicine