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Dr. Kevin Walter, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Walter

Dr. Kevin Walter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(585) 276-3581

Dr. Walter accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walter treats Hydrocephalus more than 92% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Chiari's Deformity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walter treats Chiari's Deformity more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Walter treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari Malformation Type 3
  • Chiari Malformation Type 4
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari Malformation, Pediatric

Dr. Walter's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kevin Walter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1994
Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994

Awards

Dr. Walter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walter

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Over a one hour wait in exam room. No was great, but the Dr was not interested in talking about my most significant issue. Of course he doesn't treat that significant issue, so his interest would be low. Waste of time.
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He has impeccable knowledge and bedside manor. His Nurse Practitioner, Jackie, exactly the same. Very caring people! I had low back surgery (disc) 8 years ago and am now facing neck surgery and although both scary for a patient to face I have no hesitation having him perform the surgery! After...Read More
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Dr. Walter, was excellent, he saw me right away. Looked at my MRI and the pain I was in for my disk and moved me up right away for surgery. He did an excellent job and I am so glad I went to him. I would highly recommend him. Holly Seidewand
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He performed both my cervical and lumbar surgery. After he fixed my neck, I was angry that I had waited so long to have the fusion. It changed my life. But my low back decided it needed attention years later, again he repaired me - expertly. He bedside manner is compassionate and supported with...Read More
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Highland Hospital

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