Dr. Walter Forred, MD

Dr. Walter Forred, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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

(602) 246-5525

Insurance Accepted

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

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 28% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Immunization

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, 1999
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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