Dr. Walter J. Chlysta, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 46

1 Akron General Ave
Akron, OH 44307
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Akron General Medical Center
400 Wabash Avenue
Akron, OH 44307

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Walter J Chlysta MD
Walter J Chlysta MD
1 Akron General Ave
Akron, OH 44307
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    Dr. Chlysta's Experience

    Dr. Chlysta's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Gastroenterological Surgery
    • General Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery
    • Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adjustable Gastric Banding
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Obesity
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Graduated in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Akron General Medical Center
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chlysta & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Chlysta's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    20 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 19 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Chlysta
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    20 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    20 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    20 responses
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    Walter J Chlysta MD
    1 Akron General Ave
    Akron, OH 44307
    (330) 344-1100 (Office)
    (330) 344-0012 (Fax)
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