Tyler P. Welch, MD, FAAOS
The Seacoast Knee and Sports Surgeon
Active in the field of sports medicine, Dr. Welch is a member of numerous academic societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the New England Shoulder and Elbow Society (NESES), and the New England Orthopaedic Society (NEOS). Dr. Welch has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and has also received several grants for his research efforts, including a resident research grant from the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, a fellowship grant from Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, and a basic science research grant from Ossur Americas, a leading prosthetic and orthotic company. Dr. Welch cares for patients and athletes of all ages and ability, from professional athletes to weekend warriors. Dr. Welch believes in comprehensive care for his patients and often recommends a multi-faceted approach for treatment, including physical therapy, bracing, adjusting one’s workout routine (for example, cross-training instead of high impact training), as well as oral anti-inflammatory medications and/or injections. In those patients who require surgery, Dr. Welch’s areas of expertise includes arthroscopic meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, cartilage restoration, and robotic-assisted resurfacing in the knee, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, biceps tenodesis, and labrum repair in the shoulder, and arthroscopic labrum repair, labrum reconstruction, femoro-acetabular impingement surgery, and gluteal repair in the hip.
A native of Connecticut, Dr. Welch completed his undergraduate studies at Colgate University, a post-baccalaureate program at Harvard University, and medical school at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Welch completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. During his residency, Dr. Welch trained with leading surgeons at Boston Medical Center and at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts, where he received the Resident Research Award in 2013. Following residency, Dr. Welch completed an additional subspecialty fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine at the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California.
BA, Colgate University
Post-Baccalaureate, Harvard University Extension School
MD, University of Connecticut
Internship: Monmouth Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Boston University
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Assistant Team Physician 2014-15: Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Dodgers, USC football
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
New England Shoulder and Elbow Society
New England Orthopaedic Society