Michael D. Welch, DO, Chief Medical and Dental Officer

Dr. Michael Welch


With Peak Vista since 1990



A native of Kansas, Dr. Welch has been associated with Peak Vista for more than 20 years. As Chief Medical and Dental Officer, he is responsible for all medical and dental initiatives aligned with Peak Vista’s 27 health centers.

Dr. Welch received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas in Lawrence and his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He is retired from the United States Navy Reserve Medical Corps, having attained the rank of Captain.

Dr. Welch serves on the board of Memorial Hospital-University of Colorado Health and previously served on the boards of El Paso County Medical Society and Colorado Medical Society.

Dr. Welch has been recognized by the National Association of Community Health Centers with the Samuel U. Rodgers Achievement Award, by the Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation with the John H. Drabing Award for Extraordinary Dedication and Support, and by the U.S. Navy with both the Navy Commendation Medal and Navy Achievement Medal.