MEET DR. JOHN PATRICK WELCH
Dr. Welch is a board certified Family Physician with over 35 years of experience. In his concierge MDVIP practice, patients experience a unique doctor-patient relationship focusing on their health and well being. Benefits include direct availability to Dr. Welch 24 hours a day, minimum half hour unhurried office appointments, annual comprehensive wellness exams, specialized preventive and predictive testing done thru Cleveland Heart Lab, and a number of other tests including In-Body biometric scanning. Dr. Welch obtained his undergraduate and master’s degree from Penn State University and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency at Hershey Medical Center and served as Chief Resident in his final year. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He serves as Chairman of the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital Board and is a member of the Wellspan Health Services Board. He is the Medical Director of Londonderry Village, a long term senior care community, and also serves on the Volunteers in Medicine Board, a free need based local health clinic.
Dr.Welch has also been involved in the American Cancer Society as board member and past president of the Pennsylvania Division, earning the prestigious St. Georges National Award. Also he served as a board member of the American Heart Association and as president of the Annville Cleona School Board.Dr. Welch and his wife are the parents of five successful children and proud grandparents of 15 grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys fly fishing, fly tying, Penn State sports, photography, cooking and traveling. Areas served by Dr.Welch include Palmyra, Hershey, Lebanon, Annville, Cleona, Hummelstown, Harrisburg, Myerstown, Grantville, and Fredericksburg. Some long term patients travel from York, the Philadelphia Area, as well as Western and northern Pennsylvania. Dr. Welch treats chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, heart disease, arthritis, migraine headaches and depression. He works closely with patients to formulate and implement a plan to achieve positive and measurable results for health and well being. He also serves as the medical director of Londonderry Village.
Get Ahead of Your Health
- 24/7 availability to connect with Dr. Welch by phone, text, or portal
- Minimum half hour same day appointments
- Annual comprehensive in-depth wellness exam including advanced screenings and tests not generally paid for by insurance
- In-Body biometric testing
- Personal referral to specialists at U.S. leading medical institutions if treatment or opinion is needed
- Personal referral to another of over 1100 MDVIP physicians when sickness occurs during travel
- Complimentary visits for out of town guests for sick visits or urgent matters
- Personalized nutrition and fitness programs
- Monthly newsletter filled with important health information and wellness tips
As your family physician I take the time to get to know you, your health and the goals you aspire to reach for the year.
Accessible & Available
Appointments are never rushed, wait time is always short and you have 24-hour access to a doctor who makes time for you.
From Dominic in PA
I always hated to go to the doctors since going to Dr. Welch, I have a very different way of seeing things. I even enjoy going now. We talk about my health, and also about other things we enjoy in life. He is like a part of my family. With MDVIP it’s a totally new experience.
From Robert in PA
Dr. Welch has been my physician for 30 years, and I have had the best care I could have imagined….UNTIL his practice became MDVIP affiliated.I have been with him since the beginning of this transition…
From Helen in PA
Dr Welch is a wonderful Dr! He is very caring and compassionate. He really listens to me when ever I have a problem or a concern. He is the best!!!!
From Katherine in PA
Since the day I met Dr Welch, he has been nothing but kind and considerate. Is very knowledgeable and respectable. Always sharing stories with experiences that we both have done.
From David in PA
Been a patient of Dr Welch for nearly 35 years. Always valued his knowledge, advice, professionalism, sense of humor, and friendship. Easy to talk to and always makes himself available.