Dr. Walter Chlysta MD
General Surgeons — Akron, OHContact Dr. Chlysta
Dr. Walter Chlysta specializes in general surgery, abdominal surgery, colorectal surgery (formerly proctology) in Akron, Ohio. Details of Dr. Chlysta's 19 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Ohio State University are available on your free doctor report.
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400 Wabash Ave
Akron, OH 44307
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Walter Chlysta identified specializing in
General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist., Abdominal Surgery and Colorectal Surgery (formerly Proctology)Colorectal Surgery (formerly Proctology)
A colon and rectal surgeon is trained to diagnose and treat various diseases of the intestinal tract, colon, rectum, anal canal, and perianal area by medical and surgical means. The specialist also deals with organs and tissues (such as the liver, urinary, and female reproductive system) involved in primary intestinal disease. Colon and rectal surgeons have the expertise to diagnose and often manage anorectal conditions such as hemorrhoids, fissures (painful tears in the anal lining), abscesses and fistulae (infections located around the anus and rectum) in the office setting. They also treat problems of the intestine and colon, and perform endoscopic procedures to evaluate and treat problems such as cancer, polyps (precancerous growths), and inflammatory conditions. No Sub Specialties.. He is certified in General Surgery.
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Dr. Chlysta is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Select Specialty Hospital - Northeast Ohio
400 Wabash Ave, 9th Floor
LicenseDr. Walter Chlysta has been confirmed to have a license in Ohio
EducationDr. Chlysta attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine and graduated in 1994 having 19 years experience. Additional General Surgery training was conducted at University Massachusetts Memorial Healthcare, University Campus.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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- Walter J Chlysta
- W Chlysta
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