Thomas R Welch, MD, 315 464-6340

Thomas R Welch, MD
Appointed 02/05/01
5400 Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-6340

Current Appointments

  • Professor and Chair of Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Pediatrics: Nephrology, Pediatric Hospitalist


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 1982, Pediatric Nephrology
  • Fellowship: University of Colorado Health Science Center, 1976, Pediatric Nephrology
  • Residency: University of Colorado Health Science Center, 1975, Pediatrics
  • MD: McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1973

Clinical Interests

  • Nephrotic syndrome and glomerulonephritis; hypertension; disorders of bone mineral metabolism; electrolyte disturbances;Hospital quality and safety; wilderness medicine.

Research Interests

  • Role of the human complement system in immune glomerular disease.

Specialties & Certification

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Nephrology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Acute Renal Insufficiency
  • Bladder Infection
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Kidney Failure
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Pediatric Kidney Disease and Transplant


  • Children


  • Hemodialysis and Home Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Kidney Transplant Care
  • Pediatric Kidney Tests

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

9/12/14 Golisano Childrens Hospital celebrates 5th birthday

3/28/13 How to prepare for hiking and mountain climbing


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