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Michelle Welborn, M.D.

Michelle Welborn, M.D.

Michelle Welborn, M.D., joined our medical staff following her pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at the University of Utah. She received her undergraduate degrees from the University of California Berkeley and her medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Dr. Welborn then completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Illinois Chicago, where she was the recipient of the Robert Ray, M.D., Ph.D., Award for Basic Orthopaedic Research, and the Leonard Weinstein, M.D. Award for Excellence in Patient Care.

Dr. Welborn is a candidate member of the AAOS and POSNA. She is also a member of the Scoliosis Research Society and the Children's Spine Foundation Study Group. Her focus is on pediatric spinal deformity and she has a special interest in the nonoperative management of scoliosis, syndromic scoliosis, early onset scoliosis, congenital scoliosis, Mehta casting, spinal growth modulation and surgery for complex spinal deformity.


  • Medical Degree, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Residency, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Fellowship, University of Utah

Listen to a podcast with Dr. Welborn