Dr. Gerald Scott Welker MD Surgeon

Dr. Gerald Welker is a surgeon in Zephyr Cove, Nevada and is affiliated with St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake. He received his medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Welker accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Clinical Interests: Endoscopy, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures, Hernia, Breast, Thyroidectomy, Colonic Neoplasms, Colonoscopy, Esophagectomy, Esophagoscopy, Cholecystectomy

Hospital Affiliation

St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake

Education & Medical Training

Wright State University
Residency, General Surgery, 1994 - 1999

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Class of 1994

United States Air Force Academy
Other Training, Biology, 1980 - 1984

University of Scranton
Other Training, 2010 - 2012

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 13 years in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NV State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

NATO Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Army Commendation Medal for Heroism

Outstanding Resident Teacher, WSU Dept of Surgery

Meadox Prize for Medical History

Meritorious Service Medal, United States Armed Forces

Meritorious Service Medal, United States Armed Forces

Meritorious Service Medal, United States Armed Forces

Air Force Achievement Medal, U.S. Air Force

Air Force Commendation Medal, U.S. Air Force

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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