Dr. Donald Walters, MD

Dr. Donald Walters, MD

Dermatologic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Donald Walters, MD is a dermatologic surgery specialist in Vestavia, AL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in dermatologic surgery, mohs micrographic surgery, and more.

521 Montgomery Hwy

Vestavia, AL 35216

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walters "Brookwood Dermatology was founded in 2003 by two Board Certified Dermatologists with many years of advanced training and experience in the treatment of skin cancer, skin disorders and cosmetics. Since then it has grown into one of the premier Dermatology practices in the Southeast. We employ a large support staff of some of the most experienced personnel in our area and treat our patients in a manner we would wish our families to be treated."

3  Specialties

  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Procedural Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

20  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Queens Cornell Medical College Program
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Columbia U/Columbia Presbyn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Fellow, American Society For Dermatologic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Fellow, American Society For Mohs Suregry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walters to family and friends
27 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Walters' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Great Doctor, but had to stop using him because of his staff. They would lie and not call you back. Cancel your appointments with even letting you know. Hard to believe that Dr. Walters allows them to treat long term patients this way. very disappointing. I hate to leave him but have no choice. I...more
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Great Dermatologist with an equally great staff. Everyone is always very friendly at this office. Dr Walters is a really knowledgeable physician and always has time to explain everything to me. Excellent surgeon too.
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Great experience. Friendly Staff. Knowledgeable physician.
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Wonderful office. Staff was delightful. Dr. Walters is a wonderful doctor.
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He and his entire staff are first class A+ health professionals. Grade 100%
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