Dr. Walter Schell, MD

Dr. Walter Schell, MD

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Dr. Walter Schell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Goodyear, AZ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in general surgery.

13677 W McDowell Rd Ste 201

Goodyear, AZ 85395

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Schell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Burn Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schell treats Burn Injuries more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schell treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chemical Burn
  • Chemical Burn - Airways
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chemical Burn - Ingestion
  • Chemical Burn - Inhalation
  • Chemical Burn - Skin
  • Electrical Burn
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Third-Degree Burns
Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schell treats Ulcer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Schell treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Second-Degree Burns
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schell treats Second-Degree Burns more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schell treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schell's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Intestinal Obstruction
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Schell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Goodyear, AZ and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1982
    Tex Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
    1982
  • 1978
    University MD
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1975
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1975
  • 1973
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1973

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I have been in outpatient care for several weeks with Dr. Schell after surgery for abscess. He is an excellent doctor and very professional and thorough in his treatment of patients. Highly recommend him!
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Abrazo West Campus

Goodyear, AZ