Leah Welsh

Leah Welsh, DO

  • Family Medicine
  • Osteopathic Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

About Me

As a family medicine and integrative medicine physician at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center I specialize in osteopathic medicine and acupuncture as it relates to primary care for children and adults. I am interested in acupuncture, mind-body practices, health promotion and holistic medicine.

Working with my patients and encouraging them in their personal pursuit of wellness is the most exciting part of my day. It’s inspiring to see patients who are grounded in the daily, sometimes difficult, work of making healthy choices for themselves and their families, and it’s something I strive to emulate in my own health journey.

I am interested in research that applies osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) to pediatric populations, especially those with feeding difficulties or developmental delay.

I enjoy the academic cultural at Ohio State. It’s great to work with people who are enthusiastically curious and passionate about patient care.

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Depression
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • End of Life Care
  • Holistic Health

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training


Family Medicine
Aurora Health Care
6/1/2013 - 6/30/2016


Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
O'Bleness Memorial Hospital
7/1/2016 - 6/30/2017

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine

My Department

Family Medicine


42 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.8
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2018

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Reviewed on Nov 25, 2018

Dr W. is fantastic! she is,by far, the best primary care doctor the I have ever visited.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2018

I've found my forever doctor!

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018

Dr. Welsh is exemplary in her care & professionalism. She has an extraordinary "bedside manner" and a rare blend of warmth & caring combined with professionalism. Very knowledgeable & helpful.

Reviewed on Nov 02, 2018

I have advanced prostate cancer & diabetic neuropathy. By manipulation & acupuncture, Dr. Welsh offers me significant pain relief without using pain killers or other drugs that affect me adversely.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2018

Dr.Welch is one of the kindest doctors I have ever met. I absolutely love my appointments with her and would highly recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2018

She is simply awesome.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2018

Dr. Welsh is an excellent doctor, very patient & thorough, took her time, she was caring showed interest & concern.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2018

She takes time to talk with me and review symptoms. I talked about a problem with a lump on my back and she made a referral to another specialist at OSU.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2018

Dr. Welsh is a very good listener and addresses my concerns in an empathetic manner. She routinely offers alternative options for my ailments and is not disagreeable when I don't agree with her opinion. She is both friendly and professional at the same time. I am VERY PLEASED with the care I receive from Dr. Leah and her staff!

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Welsh has reported no relationships with companies or entities.