Dr. Cherrie Dawn Welch MD Neonatologist

Dr. Cherrie Welch is a neonatologist in Winston Salem, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center and Wake Forest University Health Service. She received her medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Welch accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 4 doctors at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center and one of 5 at Wake Forest University Health Service who specialize in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neonatologist: General Neonatology

Education & Medical Training

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997–2000

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2000–2003

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Brain wave maturation and neurodevelopmental outcome in extremely low gestational age neonates.
Welch, C.,Helderman, J.,Williamson, E.,O'Shea, T. M.

Early enteral fat supplementation with microlipid® and fish oil in the treatment of two premature infants with short bowel.
Yang, Q., Welch, C. D., Ayers, K., Turner, C., Pranikoff, T.

Sepsis-associated electroencephalographic changes in extremely low gestational age neonates.
Helderman, J. B., Welch, C. D., Leng, X., O'Shea, T. M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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