Dr. Scott Welle

Bariatrics
Tucson, AZ
15 years experience male

Locations

Tucson Bariatric

Tucson, AZ

Address

4715 E Camp Lowell Dr, Tucson, AZ
Directions

Practice website

About

Bio

Board certified general surgeon with advanced specialty training in Minimally Invasive, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Bariatrics

General Surgery, Board Certified

Doctor Q&A

179 Answers
342 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Depends. : Short term complication rates are very low. The most common being bleeding or wound infection. Long-term complications however are more common. The ma ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Potentially bad: All medications and supplements have potential side effects. If you take this supplement as recommended should be ok. But monitor for any changes in y ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Why?: Percutaneous cholecystostomy is usually reserved for people too ill to have a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Why can't you have surgery.

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Sep 11, 2014
Knowledgeable and respected specialist in Bariatric Medicine. Highly recommend.
Mar 24, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
Aug 29, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Doctor Welle. I've had several hernias, but this feels different. Pain is decreasing and have recently been exercising alot. Will take a wait and see approach.
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Thank you so much doctor scott.. I have been considering this surgery because im all most 30 and I have been over weight my whole life.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Took her to children's hospital and it was kidney stones

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

HENRY FORD MACOMB HOSPITAL

Residency

MOUNT CLEMENS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Fellow, American College Osteopathic Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Affiliations

Tucson Medical Center
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