Dr. Gary Walton, MD

Urology •  Male • Age 59
  
Dr. Walton
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Athens Area Urology

2142 W Broad St Bldg 200 Athens, GA 30606

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Dr. Gary Walton, MD is a Urology Specialist in Athens, GA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Walton has more experience with Urologic Surgery, Calculi (stones), and Urologic Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Emory University medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and Saint Mary's Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Walton to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Gary Walton, MD is a Urology Specialist in Athens, GA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Walton has more experience with Urologic Surgery, Calculi (stones), and Urologic Care than other specialists in his area. He gra...

Specialties

  • Urology
  • Pediatric Urology

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Columbia Presbyterian
Residency Hospital
1988
Columbia Presbyterian
Internship Hospital
1987
Emory University
Medical School

Awards

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(706) 612-9401

Dr. Walton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Urologic Surgery

Urologic surgery treats conditions affecting the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive system through procedures including cystectomy (bladder removal), prostatectomy (prostate removal), and pelvic reconstruction.

Typically treats 85% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Bladder Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton performs Bladder Surgery more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Walton performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Cystometry
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton performs Cystometry more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Walton performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Uroflowmetry
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton performs Uroflowmetry more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Walton performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Calculi (stones)

Urologists or nephrologists diagnose and treat kidney stones, small pieces of hard, crystallized material that form in the kidney and typically pass naturally, but may require shock wave therapy, a catheter procedure, or surgery.

Typically treats 78% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Urinary Stones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton treats Urinary Stones more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Walton treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Kidney Stones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton treats Kidney Stones more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Walton treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Ureteral Stones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton treats Ureteral Stones more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Walton treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Urologic Care

Urologic care focuses on the health and treatment of the male and female urinary tract, as well as the male reproductive system.

Typically treats 79% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Urinary Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton treats Urinary Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Walton treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Walton treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Bladder Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walton treats Bladder Diseases more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Walton treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

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Dr. Walton's conditions and procedures:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Male Infertility
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Penile Implants
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatitis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

Locations

Athens Area Urology

Athens Area Urology2142 W Broad St Bldg 200 Athens, GA 30606
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

Athens, GA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Saint Mary's Hospital

Athens, GA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)