Dr. Walter Chlysta, MD

Dr. Walter Chlysta, MD

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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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Dr. Chlysta's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chlysta treats Obesity more than 92% of his peers

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

Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chlysta treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Chlysta treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chlysta treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Chlysta treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

Dr. Chlysta's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrectomy
Gastric Banding
Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Obesity
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Care Philosophy

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...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Chlysta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chlysta

4.2

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
13.043478260869565%
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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...Read 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...Read More
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Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
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