Christine Welch, PA-C

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Christine Welch, PA-C, is a physician assistant for Cardiothoracic Surgery with the Division of Surgery at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Christine graduated from University of Delaware, Honor’s College with a Bachelor of Health and Exercise Sciences.  Subsequently, graduated from Stony Brook University with a Master of Science and Physician Assistant Studies.

Christine comes with great experience from Temple University Hospital, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery where she was a Frontline Provider caring for Adult’s with a variety of disease processes and heart and lung transplant population. In addition, she joined the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University as an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies.

She enjoys orienting, training and mentoring new hires for the Department of CT Surgery along with a passion for quality improvement in the post-operative management of ICU patients.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) – National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Health and Exercise Sciences - University of Delaware, Honor’s College, Newark, DE

Graduate Degree

Master of Science and Physician Assistant Studies - Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Titles and Academic Titles

Physician Assistant

Departments and Services