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 37 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
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • 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 Cancer
  • 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
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 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 37 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
1978
University MD
Residency Hospital
1975
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1973
University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
1978
1975
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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