Dr. Walter Koltun, MD

Dr. Walter Koltun, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Walter Koltun, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Harvard Med Sch in 1981 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

200 Campus Dr

Hershey, PA 17033

Contact Information

(800) 243-1455

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Lahey Clin Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koltun's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Koltun

3.8

Based on 6 reviews

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Dr. Walter Koltun is a god, started out as patient in his study. Dr. Koltun pulls no punches. If you don't want the truth and want everything sugar covered Dr. Koltun. I trust him with my life and would recommend him to anyone....thanks Dr. Koltun for everything. Kelly
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My mom's care was terrible. When She was so sick he spoke to her in a nasty tone and adressed her concerns with irritation. He actually yelled at her. He may be a skilled surgeon but make sure he knows you want him not a student intern. My mothers procedure was botched because this happened. Karma...Read More
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