Damon E. Welch, M.D.

Damon E. Welch, M.D.

Cataract & Laser Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Winter Haven, FL
Sebring, FL

Dr. Welch grew up in Winter Haven, FL, attending Winter Haven High School and graduating from Lake Region High School. After graduating from Rollins College, he completed medical school training and ophthalmology residency training at the University of Florida. Go Gators! He is happily married to his wife, Christina, who was a captain in the U.S. Air Force and has bravely served multiple tours in Iraq as a search and rescue medical doctor. They have two children. Dr. Welch enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, jogging, and working out. He is active in the community and his local church.


Bachelor of Arts
Rollins College
Orlando, FL 2001

Doctor of Medicine
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 2005

University of Virginia
Roanoke, VA 7/05 – 6/06

Ophthalmology Residency
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 7/06 – 6/09

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology


American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
Florida Medical Association
Polk County Medical Association
Winter Haven Hospital Medical Staff
Society for Excellence in Eye Care


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