Alexander Welge, M.D., is a Board Eligible Psychiatrist in General Psychiatry, with over 10 years of clinical experience in diverse clinical settings. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Master of Science in Physiology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. After completing his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) in 2007, he completed his General Psychiatry Residency Training from Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Elmhurst) Program, Elmhurst, NY. While in Residency Training, he worked at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, NY.
Dr. Welge has many years of experience working in Psychiatric ER, Outpatient, Inpatient, and Dual Diagnosis psychiatric settings. He credits his strong clinical judgment to his diverse clinical experience as well as his Masters in Physiology, which served as a strength in understanding complex physiological processes in clients with multiple medical problems, especially geriatric clients. He also has extensive experience in working with clients with Substance Abuse, and recently served as the Medical Director for Drug and Alcohol Abuse services. For approximately three and a half years, he helped run a 16-bed Inpatient Dual Diagnosis / MICA unit where he saw patients daily for 21 consecutive days struggling with Chemical Dependency.
Dr. Welge has diverse clinical experience and strives to build trusting relationships with clients. He is compassionate, empathic, and has an excellent bedside manner.