Dr. Walter Forred, MD

Dr. Walter Forred, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. Walter Forred, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

2000 W Bethany Home Rd Dept Fmc

Phoenix, AZ 85015

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

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Dr. Forred's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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

Cellulitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Allergic Reaction
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forred treats Allergic Reaction more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Forred treats this condition more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Forred's conditions and procedures:

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
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
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

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

Awards

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

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Insurance accepted

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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