Dr. Walter Chlysta, MD

Dr. Walter Chlysta, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Walter Chlysta, MD is a general surgery specialist in Cuyahoga Falls, OH and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery and pediatrics.

1900 23rd St Ste 403

Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

Contact Information

(330) 926-3443

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 89% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Chlysta'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. Chlysta "The Akron General Bariatric Center offers personalized service for patients undergoing weight loss surgery. Patients will not feel like a number. We have excellent results and low complication rates. We can accommodate patients with severe obesity and can often use a laparoscopic approach. Our comprehensive team will guide the patient through this often difficult process from the first contact through their post operative time. Let us help you in your journey to better health!"

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Akron General Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chlysta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chlysta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chlysta to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Chlysta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Best Doctor I have ever had
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I trust this Doctor with my life. Best Doctor I know. I have had him from 2008... and when a problem would come up ,,, He is my go to Doctor!
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This dr is never on schedule. First dr visit he came in 45 min late. Had to come back in for a referral and he is late again. Will not use him again.
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Dr. Chlysta is professional and thorough in his care. My experience with him was excellent. He took time to answer my questions about gall bladder surgery, and explain procedures and follow up in great detail. Surgery went well and he kept my husband informed throughout recovery. He is both...more
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Dr Chlysta is probably a very good surgeon but he has a terrible bedside manner. He does explain procedures well, but fails to answer questions often. His staff was great before my surgery but after not so much. I would not recommend him/his program based on long term lack of care and the Dr’s...more
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