Dr. Welch is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas and completed residency training in dermatology at the University of California-Irvine. She received additional Mohs surgical fellowship training at Yale University in Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction for skin cancers. After serving on the dermatology faculty at Yale University and at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where she specialized in treating skin cancers as well as cosmetic dermatology and laser procedures, she returned to Colorado in 2008 to join Denver Dermatology Consultants. Dr. Welch is an assistant clinical professor for the dermatology department at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She also serves as an officer on the executive board of the Colorado Dermatologic Society.