Dr Hugh Welch

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Dr Welch completed undergraduate training at University of Western Australia in 1988, and worked in various medical roles including resident at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, medical crew for Rally Australia and Variety Club Bash and stints in hospitals in London during extensive overseas travel before returning to Australia to complete Specialist Anaesthesia training in Perth between 1992 and 1997.

After working part-time as a specialist at Royal Perth Hospital until 2001, he has been in full time private practice since.

Dr Welch provides specialist anaesthetic services for a variety of surgeries including urology (including robotic-assisted urology), gynaecology, vascular, head and neck, orthopaedics and endoscopic gastrointestinal procedures.


MBBS (UWA) 1988



His special interests are maxillofacial surgery/difficult airway management , regional blocks and acute pain management, and he is a member of the College Special Interest Group on Day Surgery Anaesthesia.

Non-work interests: family/children (4 of them), cycling/jogging , wine (when time allows)