John Welander, MD, FACS


General Surgery

John Welander
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5 (182 ratings, Read 15 patient reviews)

Physician Profile



Special Interests

General Surgery, da Vinci Advanced Robotic Surgery, Women's Breast Care


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2005-2009 Creighton University School of Medicine

2009-2014 Iowa Methodist Hospital

2016 American College of Surgeons


Patient Reviews

June 02, 2021
Very impressed with the thorough explanations and the time the provider spent with me. This visit exceeded all my expectations.
May 11, 2021
Dr Welander was very informative and made us comfortable...didn't talk down to us and very attentative. Also liked that we didn't have to wait long for him or in the lab for blood drawn.
April 20, 2021
The doctor was personable, easy to talk with and took plenty of time with me. He explained the options for treatment, giving pros and cons, and let me decide what to do.
April 20, 2021
We appreciate the diligence and perseverance the clinic has provided us through my son's long recovery.
April 15, 2021
Everyone was very caring & nice! I really like Dr. Welander!!! He is awesome!
April 06, 2021
Dr. Welander is an EXCELLENT doctor. He was thorough in his explanation of my son's condition, as well as the planned surgical procedure. We feel very fortunate to have found such a wonderful doctor.
March 23, 2021
Dr. Welander was exceptionally friendly and attentive, listened very carefully to my questions and explained thoroughly the procedure that we were going to have and I feel very confident in his competence and am grateful that he serves this area. Thank you.
February 16, 2021
I am looking forward to continuing my care with Dr. Welander.
February 16, 2021
Dr. Welander and his nurse Ann, were absolutely wonderful! They took time to answer questions and clearly explain everything I needed to know. I appreciated their honesty, professionalism, and willingness and desire to be helpful.
February 11, 2021
Dr. Welander and his nurse were very professional and made me feel comfortable in a not really comfortable situation. I know I'm going to see them some more and I look forward to them taking good care of me. Thanks. Bye. Bye.
February 09, 2021
Yes, I was very impressed with Dr. Welander. He went over things very clearly. He didn't rush the visit in any way, he answered my questions and I feel I've been very confident hands. Thank you.
February 04, 2021
I find the care providers very efficient. They seem to respect my time, and genuinely care about me as a patient. I travel a great distance to be cared for by providers who really care. Thank you!
February 04, 2021
Very knowledgable and compassionate staff.
January 28, 2021
I was very well pleased.
January 07, 2021
I was well informed and was given the information I needed to make an decision about my upcoming surgery.