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Dr. Eric Walchak, DO

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Walchak

Dr. Eric Walchak, DO is a cardiology specialist in Wyoming, MI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1997 and specializes in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and more.


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(616) 252-5950

Dr. Walchak accepts the following insurance:

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Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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Medicaid
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Dr. Walchak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walchak treats Heart Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Walchak treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walchak treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Walchak treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walchak treats Hypertension more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Walchak treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension

Dr. Walchak's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

About Me

I understand the value of a physician-patient relationship and feel it is important to have open communication with patients. I believe treatment requires looking at the overall health of my patients and not just the present condition or issue.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

2009
Ingham Regional Medical Center MI State University College Osteo Medicine
Residency Hospital
2003
General Cardiology-Ingham Regional Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Ingham Regional Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1997
Michigan State University / College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1991
Michigan State University
Undergraduate School
Interventional Cardiology-St. Vincents Hospital Indianapolis
2009
2003
1998
1997
1991

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Dr. Walchak's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walchak

4.7

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Well taken care of. Very thorough
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Dr. Walchak has been my Cardiologist of choice for over 10 years. His expertise in evaluating my condition, along with his sincere concern over my well-being, is greatly appreciated. He takes time to listen to my concerns and has helpful recommendations on treatment. He has a very calming demeaner and makes you feel comfortable sharing your cardio health concerns. I highly recommend Dr Walchak for your cardio health.
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Dr. Walchak has been my Doctor for approx.14 yrs. I had my first heart attack at 41 and I have had 3 more. He has saved my life in more ways than 1. He is an exceptional Doctor and he is so nice. He listens to everything you have to say and I am so grateful to him. I would recommend him to everyone.
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Dr. Walchack did my heart cath and he was very understanding and very compassionate about what I was going thru and I understood what he was explaining to me I would recommend him to anyone that needs a heart dr
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Excellent Doctor... takes time to explain and listen.. I have recommended him... Support staff could do a much better job...
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Dr Walchak has taken excellent care of me. He is very easy to talk with and explains his findings very clearly. I really appreciate his expert treatment and highly recommend him.
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I belive I may have one of his fist patience dr. Walczyk put in my stance in 2005 is Ben my heart doctor from that day on. I feel that dr. Wall check and myself I'm more than doctor patient I feel he is also a friend. And I would recommend dr. Walczyk to all my friends and family.
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We would recommend Dr. Walchak to anyone who is looking for a Cardiologist who is very kind and interested in all your cares and concerns. Questions are answered and conditions discussed in terms that are easily understood . He takes time to listen.!!!!! We both said to each other when we got to our car" He is such a nice man and he knows what he is doing". We are thankful for him.
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I work with Dr. Walchak and I would recommend him in a second. He is a very thoughtful person with great integrity which he incorporates in his excellent patient care and work environment. Not to mention he is very intelligent. I love picking his brain and he always comes back with the latest statistics. He is someone I would send my family members and friends to!
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