Dr. Walter A. Schroeder Jr., MD

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Dr. Walter A. Schroeder Jr., MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Cape County Otolaryngology 3203 Blattner Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 Get Directions
(573) 334-5007

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      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Acute Laryngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Ear Infection
      • Earwax Buildup
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Goiter
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Headache
      • Hearing Loss
      • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Hypoparathyroidism
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngitis
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Lesion
      • Leukoplakia
      • Nose Cancer
      • Nosebleed
      • Oral Cancer
      • Otitis Media
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Parathyroid Adenoma
      • Parathyroid Cancer
      • Parathyroid Carcinoma
      • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Stones
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Skin Cancer
      • Skin Lesion
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Throat Cancer
      • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Thyroid Nodule
      • Tinnitus
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Tonsillitis
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Voice Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • Adenoidectomy
      • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
      • Ear Surgery
      • Ear Tube Placement
      • ENT Surgery
      • Excision of Facial Bone
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision of Skin Cancer
      • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
      • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
      • Facial Reconstruction
      • Glossectomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Lip, Excision or Resection
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Nasal Surgery
      • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Parotidectomy
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroid Surgery
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroplasty
      • Tonsillectomy
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine

        Graduated in 1979

      • Internship Hospital
        Deaconess Hospital

        Completed in 1980

      • Residency Hospital
        Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

        Completed in 1981

        Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine

        Completed in 1984

      • Undergraduate School
        Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

        Graduated in 1974

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      • Media & Publications
        • The Inconvenient Error, 9/08
        • Lymphoma of the Tongue, 1/1999
        • Closure of Conchal Defects: The Hinged Retroconchal Island Flap with Overlying Transposition Flap, 2002

      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Schroeder Jr.'s Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Schroeder Jr.

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
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      Dr. Schroeder Jr.'s Care Philosophy

      Our practice emphasizes timely access to care by appointment while making every attempt to honor your time and other commitments to your busy schedule. We make every attempt to schedule your appointment soon after you call. We communicate with your primary care physician and other physicians that you wish to know about our findings and recommendations. Dr. Schroeder provides his home phone number and cell phone number to patients who undergo surgery. We attempt to provide care based upon evidence-based medicine. We perform diagnostic evaluations and recommend procedures based upon your history, physical findings and previous care provided by other physicians. Dr. Schroeder personally sees all of his patients, including preoperative and postoperative visits.