Dr. Barry Walter, MD

Dr. Barry Walter, MD

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53 y/o
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Dr. Barry Walter, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Virginia Surgery Associates

3620 Joseph Siewick Dr Ste 406

Fairfax, VA 22033
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Walter's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walter treats Abscess more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Walter treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Anorectal Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walter treats Anorectal Abscess more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Walter treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Rectal Abscess
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walter performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Walter performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Walter's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

I've wanted to pursue a career as a surgeon since I was a kid. I had a book called "All about the Human Body." I love biology and I love fixing things, so it was a perfect fit. I want patients to understand their medical problem, how I can fix it, an...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1991
Medical College of Georgia
Medical School
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Walter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walter

4.0

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
70.83333333333333%
(17)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
20.833333333333332%
(5)

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Dr. Walter and Virginia Surgery Associates provided excellent services. They were able to diagnosis my issue immediately and were amazingly responsive and caring. A serious problem undetected by other physicians was resolved with a procedure and out-patient surgery. High marks for...Read More
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I just had a gallbladder taking off my by DR. Walter. He is an awesome and clever surgeon i ever seen in my whole entire life. He gives a trumendes amount of positive energy. May god bless him.
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Umbilical hernia surgery that went well. Fast recovery, minimal pain, and quick assistance to questions. Great follow-up.
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I received the most professional and complete care for a bilateral hernia repair thanks to Dr Walter and his fine staff at VSA and at the Glen Echo Center. I could not be more pleased. This was my first surgery and I am 69. I had some trepidation and all that was immediately mitigated by all...Read More
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Dr. Walter is awesome ! My daughter had been to 3 emergency rooms, seen numerous doctors and no one could diagnose her condition. Doctor Walter listened carefully to her issues, suggested a few more tests and diagnosed her problem - mals. Dr. Walter's nurses were very helpful in the process as...Read More
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