Dr. Welsh is an Assistant Professor in the UTMB Health Department of Surgery.
Originally from the Philadelphia region, Dr. Francis Welsh graduated summa cum laude from Jefferson Medical College. Wanting to become a trauma surgeon, he came to Houston, TX to complete his residency in General Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Ben Taub General Hospital.
After training, he remained at Baylor an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery. For over 10 years, he worked as a Trauma/Emergency General Surgeon at Ben Taub General Hospital and was Medical Director of the Trauma/Surgical Intensive Care Unit.
Dr. Welsh is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Harris County Medical Society and the Texas Medical Association.
Dr. Welsh performs a wide variety of trauma, emergency, and elective general surgery cases, as well as complex abdominal and laparoscopic procedures. His research interests include trauma surgery, thromboelastography and the coagulopathy of trauma.
Dr. Welsh is a dedicated family man and is married with two children.