Dr. Walter J. Chlysta, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 47

1 Akron General Ave
Akron, OH 44307
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Akron General Medical Center
1 Akron General Ave
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
    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Surgery
    • Gastroenterological Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Robotic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adjustable Gastric Banding
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Obesity
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcer
    • 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

    Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1994

    Residency Hospital

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

    • English
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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.8
    • 13 responses

    4.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chlysta to family and friends

    4.8 out of 5

    13 responses

    Dr. Chlysta's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Chlysta

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.9 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    13 responses

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    1 Akron General Ave
    Akron, OH 44307
    (330) 344-1100 (Office)
    (330) 344-0012 (Fax)
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