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Dr. Walter Forred, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Male · Age 76

Dr. Forred

Dr. Walter Forred, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in geriatric medicine.


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(602) 246-5525

Dr. Forred accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Forred's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forred treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Forred treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Advance Directive End of Life Planning
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forred performs Advance Directive End of Life Planning more than 40% of his peers

Dr. Forred performs this procedure more than 40% of his peers

Cellulitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forred treats Cellulitis more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Forred treats this condition more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Forred's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Color Blindness
  • Confusion
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Infections
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

About Me

Care Philosophy

My Flight Surgeon will provide the highest level of comprehensive, pilot focused, medical care encompassing FAA Medical Certification, disease prevention, aviation related health-care advice and assistance with certification problems. Aviation Medicine and the health-care of pilots is our only business. Pilot convenience is our highest priority.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Bradley University
1974
Silas Hayes Army Hospital
Residency Hospital
1970
Letterman Genl Hospital
Internship Hospital
1969
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1965
University Of South Dakota
Undergraduate School
1997
1974
1970
1969
1965

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, 1999

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