(509) 228-1000 WA
(208) 754-3100 ID

Jessemae Welsh, MD


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Surgical Oncology




Dr. Welsh is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon whose practice focuses on the comprehensive care of all types of breast disease, including benign, malignant and high-risk.  She completed general surgery training at University of Iowa and breast surgery fellowship at Mayo Clinic.  Her expertise includes multidisciplinary treatment of breast cancer with the latest surgical techniques, including ultrasound, sentinel lymph node biopsy, breast-conserving surgery, and nipple and skin-sparing mastectomy.  
She also provides counseling and screening for high-risk patients. She is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology, and won the Scientific Presentation Award for her research on sentinel node biopsy in women over age 70 at the American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting in 2017.  

Medical School:

  • Eastern Virginia Medical School; Norfolk, VA

 Internship & Residency:

  • University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA (General Surgery)


  • Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN (Breast Surgical Oncology)
  • University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA (Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship in Free Radical & Radiation Biology)


  •  American Board of Surgery


Honors & Leadership
  • Scientific Presentation Award, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Excellence in Research Award, American College of Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society


  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American College of Surgeons