Karen Welch MDKaren Spurgeon Welch, MD
Assistant Professor

Dr. Welch joined the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine in 2011. She is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine.

Dr. Welch earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas in Austin and earned a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Texas Medicinal Branch in Galveston. She completed residency training with the UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program, and a fellowship through the UTMB Health Behavioral and Integrative Medicine Fellowship.

Dr. Welch  is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She is a Level 1 practitioner of reiki and is a registered yoga teacher.

Dr. Welch’s research and clinical interests include integrative medicine, behavioral medicine, health and lifestyle medicine, transgender primary care.

Practice Location(s):

Primary Care Pavilion
400 Harborside Dr.
Suite 104

Appointment Line:
(409) 772-2166

Fax Number:


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Extended Hours:

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

After Hours
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