Dr. Raymond Walls, MD

Dr. Raymond Walls, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
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Dr. Raymond Walls, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in New Haven, CT. He graduated from Trinity Coll U Dublin and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

800 Howard Ave Fl 1

New Haven, CT 06519

Contact Information

(203) 737-5656

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas


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Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Walls' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Walls "Dr Raymond Walls is a Board Certified Orthopaedic surgeon with specialist Fellowship training in Foot and Ankle surgery. He has received extensive training throughout Europe and the United States and is expert in minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques and adjunctive therapies including PRP and Stem cell augmentation. Understanding the problem is central in a consultation with Dr Walls and he will ensure patients fully appreciate their diagnosis and all treatment options when determining appropriate management. Conditions in which Dr Walls provides comprehensive care include bunions and hammer toe problems, neuromas, complex flatfoot and post-traumatic deformities, sports injuries including ankle instability, turf toe and osteochondral lesions, and severe lower limb trauma such as Calcaneus, Talus, Ankle Pilon and Lisfranc fractures. He is one of only a few Orthopaedic surgeons in the North East who can perform total ankle replacement surgery. A former World Champion Irish dancer and lead dancer in Riverdance, Dr Walls specializes in the treatment of dancers and athletes. His experiences afford him a personal understanding of the psyche of the elite performer. Dr Walls' aim for all athletes is to get them back performing at the highest possible level as soon as possible and will work closely with their therapists in patient-centered care to ensure success. Dr Walls is an Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine and is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He treats patients throughout Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. With over 40 national and international publications and presentations, Dr Walls is considered a leading academic surgeon in foot and ankle surgery. He is closely involved in the resident education program sitting on both the Resident Selection Committee and Clinical Competency Committees for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Yale School of Medicine. Dr Walls is an active member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walls "Dr Walls practices evidence-based medicine, combining the latest clinical research with patient-specific values to develop individualized treatment plans.  The patient is central in the decision making process and Dr Walls will ensure they have all the information necessary to determine their care."


  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Walls does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Hammer Toe
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis


Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Trinity Coll U Dublin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Trinity Coll U Dublin
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St James Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Royal College of Surgeons In Ireland / Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Walls has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Walls has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walls' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walls to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (14 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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  • 2
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Dr. Walls' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

in Stamford, CT
I had surgery with doctor Walls end of September 2017. The surgery lasted six hours and was a tremendous undertaking. I am extremely happy with the results and with dr. Walls. He is a fantastic surgeon, who takes time to explain results and expectations. I highly recommend him to any who is...more
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Dr. Walls performed both a total ankle replacement and a sub-talar joint fusion. Before the surgeries, walking was uncomfortable and my favorite activities (skiing, hiking) were out. Two years later, I am happy to report I'm hiking regularly and skiing whenever I can! He's given me my life back. ...more
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in Madison,CT
Dr. Walls took the time to figure out what was wrong with my long standing injury. Five other doctors brushed it off as a sprain and said it would heal, but Dr. Walls listed to me and got to the root of my pain. He was patient and caring and took the time to explain to myself and my mom about what...more
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in Northford, CT
I was involved in a head on motor vehicle accident in 2014. After several unsuccessful surgeries. In 2016 I was referred to Dr Walls. I had surgery 11/ 2016. My surgery was 11 hours. I had removal of broken hardware, a bone graft from my hip, 2 plates & 6 screws. It took almost 8 months to fully...more
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in New Canaan, CT
Dr Walls has performed both ankle and toe surgery for me and i couldn't be more pleased with the outcomes. His clear directions on recovery and return to normal life proved completely accurate and appreciated. Dr Walls care and concern were always apparent. Office visits were always timely and...more
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