Robert J. Welsch, M.D.
Dr. Welsch has been practicing Primary Care and Emergency Medicine of over 20 years.  In 1977 he graduated from Northwestern University and had a year of Primary Care training as a rotating intern at Oakland Naval Regional Medical Center.  He also received  training at the Naval Undersea Medical Institute in Diving Medicine, Occupational Medicine and Sports Medicine.  In 1987 he received additional Graduate Medical training at Toronto General Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
He has served at various positions in the Navy, including Director of Primary Care and Emergency Medicine, Director of Medical Services and Chairman of the Medical Staff at Groton Naval Hospital.  He is board certified in Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Family Practice and the American College of Emergency Medicine. 

Dr. Welsch had maintained his interest in Primary Care and has integrated clinical Alternative Medicine, especially the use of herbs, minerals and nutrition into maintenance of patient health and treatment of disease.

Dr. Welsch lives in Mystic with his family and his wife, Susan.


  • American Academy of Family Practice
  • American College of Emergency Medicine
  • American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine