Loyola University Chicago -Stritch School of Medicine

Michigan State University-College of Human Medicine

Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, Florida 

Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, Florida 

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Home Town

Winchester, Illinois


Graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Cum Laude – University of Illinois 
Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society – Top 5% of Medical School Class


An established leader in advanced orthopedic care and specializing in sports medicine, Dr. Scott Welsh has been in the Austin community since 2007.  Having grown up in the Illinois area, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois.   He graduated with the distinctions of Phi Beta Kappa and Cum Laude.  Dr. Welsh earned his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago where he graduated in the top 5% of his class and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Michigan State University.  Dr. Welsh then continued his fellowship training in sports medicine at the world reknowned Florida Orthopedic Institute in Tampa, Florida.  Dr. Welsh is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Welsh has served as a team physician for the University of South Florida, University of Tampa, Saint Leo University, Western Michigan University, and multiple high schools in the Tampa area.  Dr. Welsh has conducted research projects on ACL injuries and shoulder dislocations and has lectured at national sports medicine conferences.

Dr. Welsh has extensive experience in using PRP, Stem cells, and Hyaluronic Acid (Gel) injections to treat arthritic conditions, tendon injuries, and cartilage loss or damage.  He believes in treating the whole person and likes to think outside the box when developing treatment plans by working closely with physical therapists, athletic trainers, personal trainers, chiropractors, and other alternative therapy providers in hopes of avoiding surgery.

He is committed to educating his patients about all options so they can make an informed decision and to help them return to their normal active lifestyle as quickly as possible.  When not serving his patients, you can find Dr. Welsh enjoying golf, running, cycling, snow skiing, water skiing, weightlifting, traveling, or listening to live music.   


  • Hyaluronic Acid (Gel) Injections
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
  • Stem Cell (BMAC) Injections
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Surgery for Impingement of the Shoulder
  • Biceps Tendon Surgery of the Shoulder
  • Arthroscopic Labral Repairs
  • AC Joint Reconstructions
  • Distal Clavicle Excisions
  • Clavicle Fractures
  • Total Knee Replacements
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Surgery
  • ACL & PCL Reconstructions
  • MCL & LCL Reconstructions
  • Cartilage Transplant Surgery of the Knee
  • Patellar Tendon Repairs
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repairs
  • Tibial Plateau Fractures
  • Patella Fractures
  • Biceps Tendon Repairs of the Elbow
  • Fractures of the Radial Head
  • Wrist Fracture Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Releases
  • Achilles Tendon Repairs
  • Ankle Fracture Surgery