Christine Welles, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Hospital Medicine

Publications

  • Cervantes L, Carr AL, Welles CC, Zoucha J, Steiner JF, Johnson T, Earnest M, Camacho C, Suresh K, Hasnain-Wynia R. The Experience of Primary Caregivers of Undocumented Immigrants with End-Stage Kidney Disease that Rely on Emergency-Only Hemodialysis. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Aug;35(8):2389-2397. PubMed PMID: 32076974
  • Welles CC, Cervantes L. Barriers to providing optimal dialysis care for undocumented immigrants: Policy challenges and solutions. Semin Dial. 2020 Jan;33(1):52-57. PubMed PMID: 31909855
  • Welles CC, Cervantes L. Hemodialysis care for undocumented immigrants with end-stage renal disease in the United States. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2019 Nov;28(6):615-620. PubMed PMID: 31403475
  • Gibson D, Drabkin A, Krantz MJ, Mascolo M, Rosen E, Sachs K, Welles C, Mehler PS. Critical gaps in the medical knowledge base of eating disorders. Eat Weight Disord. 2018 Aug;23(4):419-430. PubMed PMID: 29681012
  • Gibson D, Drabkin A, Krantz MJ, Mascolo M, Rosen E, Sachs K, Welles C, Mehler PS. Critical gaps in the medical knowledge base of eating disorders. Eat Weight Disord. 2018 Aug;23(4):419-430. PubMed PMID: 29681012
  • Wong JM, Welles CC, Azarbal F, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Relation of left atrial dysfunction to ischemic stroke in patients with coronary heart disease (from the heart and soul study). Am J Cardiol. 2014 May 15;113(10):1679-84. PubMed PMID: 24792737
  • Azarbal F, Welles CC, Wong JM, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Association of CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc, and R2CHADS2 scores with left atrial dysfunction in patients with coronary heart disease (from the Heart and Soul study). Am J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 1;113(7):1166-72. PubMed PMID: 24507169
  • Welles CC, Whooley MA, Karumanchi SA, Hod T, Thadhani R, Berg AH, Ix JH, Mukamal KJ. Vitamin D deficiency and cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jun 1;179(11):1279-87. PubMed PMID: 24699783
  • Welles CC, Whooley MA, Karumanchi SA, Hod T, Thadhani R, Berg AH, Ix JH, Mukamal KJ. The authors reply. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Oct 1;180(7):758. PubMed PMID: 25150267
  • Welles CC, Whooley MA, Karumanchi SA, Hod T, Thadhani R, Berg AH, Ix JH, Mukamal KJ. Welles et al. respond to "Low vitamin D and cardiovascular disease". Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jun 1;179(11):1291-2. PubMed PMID: 24699785
  • Welles CC, Schafer AL, Vittinghoff E, Shlipak MG, Whooley MA, Ix JH. Urine calcium excretion, cardiovascular events, and mortality in outpatients with stable coronary artery disease (from the Heart and Soul study). Am J Cardiol. 2012 Dec 15;110(12):1729-34. PubMed PMID: 22975467
  • Welles CC, Ku IA, Kwan DM, Whooley MA, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. Left atrial function predicts heart failure hospitalization in subjects with preserved ejection fraction and coronary heart disease: longitudinal data from the Heart and Soul Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Feb 14;59(7):673-80. PubMed PMID: 22322084
  • Welles CC, Whooley MA, Na B, Ganz P, Schiller NB, Turakhia MP. The CHADS2 score predicts ischemic stroke in the absence of atrial fibrillation among subjects with coronary heart disease: data from the Heart and Soul Study. Am Heart J. 2011 Sep;162(3):555-61. PubMed PMID: 21884876
  • Welles CC, Tambra S, Lafayette RA. Hemoglobinuria and acute kidney injury requiring hemodialysis following intravenous immunoglobulin infusion. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010 Jan;55(1):148-51. PubMed PMID: 19628320
  • Al Chekakie MO, Welles CC, Metoyer R, Ibrahim A, Shapira AR, Cytron J, Santucci P, Wilber DJ, Akar JG. Pericardial fat is independently associated with human atrial fibrillation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Aug 31;56(10):784-8. PubMed PMID: 20797492
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Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Hospital Medicine

General Information

Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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