Dr. Walter Brooks, MD

Dr. Walter Brooks, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(15)
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Dr. Walter Brooks, MD is a dermatologist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry in 1982 and specializes in dermatology.

730 Weiland Rd

Rochester, NY 14626

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Fungal Infections
very high
more than 97% of peers
Rosacea
very high
more than 96% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Rochester Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Rochester General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Pittsburgh - Presbyterian Shadyside
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Americas Top Physicians- Consumer Research Council of America, 2003
  • Univ of Rochester Dept Dermatology Annual Teaching Award, 2007
  • Whos Who in America- Marquis Whos Who Publication Board, 2000
  • Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1997/1998
Media & Publications

Dr. Brooks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brooks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brooks to family and friends
3.7
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Brooks' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Brooks is Ok but his nursing staff needs to have better people skills. Rude on the phone!
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Very thorough and conservative
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I was referred to Dr Brooks after experiencing a rash on a large percentage of my body. At first I thought we were moving ever so slowly slowly but as my condition progressed he was amazing -- calling be to see what meds were working, requesting tests, and once a confirmed diagnosis he quickly...more
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