Dr. Scott Welker

General Surgery
Zephyr Cove, NV
26 years experience male

About

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.

General Surgery, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: California, Nevada

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

638 Answers
87 Agrees
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Diabetes insipidus?: Your symptoms fit this pattern. Also Addison’s disease. Tou should see an endocrinologist to sort it all out.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Test is spot on: The test is highly accurate. You do not have thrush. Your doctor is correct! Follow their advice!
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1 thank
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: Even people with normal Ig levels get thrush. You need to treat it, I recommend nystatin swish and swallow. You might want to get a large prescription ... Read More

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Aug 21, 2013
Dr Welker is a knowledgeable general surgeon who is providing a invaluable service to the public on Healthtap. He is also a really nice guy. I endorse Dr. Welker.
Aug 20, 2013
A brilliant, experienced highly engaging surgeon. Highly recommend.
Sep 16, 2013
Thanks for your contribution at Health Tap
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Thanks for your quick reply! I get my tablets in a bottle. There is no package insert. Could you tell me if long term use of Prednisolone can cause poor muscle tone?
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Symptoms seem to be worsening as I grow older... Surgery will be suggested to my Doctor,,,Thank you!
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This saved my life. Thank You! Found out I'm anemic, hemoglobin was 7.7, thank u for your quick reply

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

USUHS
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

Surgery
Completed 1999
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