Dr. Walter Schell, MD

Dr. Walter Schell, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Schell, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Goodyear, AZ. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

13677 W McDowell Rd Ste 201

Goodyear, AZ 85395

Contact Information

(623) 536-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Ulcer
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more than 99% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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more than 98% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
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more than 74% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • 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
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schell accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Phoenix Standard
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Schell has admitting privileges

Abrazo West Campus
13677 W McDowell Rd
Goodyear, AZ 85395
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