Dr. Jack Walzel, MD

Dr. Jack Walzel, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Jack Walzel, MD is a general surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

Capital Surgeons Group

505 W Louis Henna Blvd Ste 220

Austin, TX 78728
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Walzel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hernia Repair
very high
more than 92% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
very high
more than 90% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Walzel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walzel "Our practice is dedicated to the care of our patients and we strive to be compassionate, honest and respectful of patient rights. General Surgery is constantly evolving and we strive to offer cutting edge surgical techniques while providing the highest standard of care. All of our surgeons offer a wide spectrum of surgical skills that covers the breadth of General Surgery, including many of the newer minimally invasive techniques."

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • 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)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univerisity of Houston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Paul Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St Paul Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Named Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly,
Media & Publications

Dr. Walzel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Walzel does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Walzel and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Walzel is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Walzel's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walzel to family and friends
21 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Walzel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

My experiences Dr. Walzel have been perfect and it is because Dr. Walzel is a wonderful self-possessed bigger-than-life super-star persona! At the same time he is warmly engaging, listens patiently and exhibits a keen interest in what one is communicating! I am so grateful I was referred to this...more
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Dr. Walzel and his team were very informative and did an excellent job! I feel so much better now, their services are greatly appreciated.
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Dr. Walzel was an amazing surgeon and did a great job in comforting me regarding my surgery during this difficult time in my life
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I have been involved with this office since 2016. Each visit has been consistent: Friendly, pleasant, efficient staff that puts one at ease.
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Arrived early to fill out paperwork, got in right on time. Wasn't rushed with Dr. Walzel. Had an easy checkout.
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