Dr. Walter Rose, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Rose
Accepting new patients

Walter B Rose MD

721 Glenwood Dr Ste W550 Chattanooga, TN 37404

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(423) 698-8692

Dr. Walter Rose, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rose has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery and Gastric Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rose to book an appointment.


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Dr. Rose accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 92% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rose performs Gallbladder Removal more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Rose performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rose performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Rose performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, is a type of bariatric surgery that can help obese patients achieve significant weight loss by diverting food past the first section of the small intestine.Compare with other Gastric Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rose performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Rose performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rose performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Rose performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rose performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Rose performs this procedure more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Rose's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • 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)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Rose's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rose

4.4

Based on 13 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
15.384615384615385%
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      Dr. Rose is most professional, extremely knowledgeable, very compassionate & trustworthy. From my surgery experience (& my family) I highly recommend Dr. Rose. Thank you Dr. Rose
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      May 09, 2019
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      Great bed side manner
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      • Appointment scheduling
      • Office environment
      • Staff friendliness
      • Appointment wasn't rushed
      • Listened & answered questions
      • Explained conditions well
      • Trusted the provider's decisions
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      • Long wait times
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      May 02, 2018
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      I am much worse after he did my surgery. I have more pain with no answers.
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      Chattanooga, TN – Apr 28, 2017
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      Dr. Rose has a great sense of humor that eases his patients as they discuss various medical situations. His professionalism is as evident as it is balanced with a down-to-earth, informative flair. Thanks for everything, Dr. Rose.
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      Biography

      Dr. Walter Rose, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rose has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery and Gastric Surgery than other specialists in...Read more

      Specialties

      • General Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Education

      1989
      U Tenn Coll Med
      Residency Hospital
      1984
      University of Tennessee College of Medicine
      Medical School

      Awards

      Frequently Asked Questions

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      Locations

      Walter B Rose MD

      CHI Memorial Surgical Associates721 Glenwood Dr Ste W550 Chattanooga, TN 37404
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      CHI Memorial Hospital Chattanooga

      Chattanooga, TN

      79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

      • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)