Dr. Walter Steele, MD

Dr. Walter Steele, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 82
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Steele, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Valdese, NC. He is 82 years old and has been practicing for 51 years.

722 Malcolm Blvd

Valdese, NC 28690

Contact Information

(828) 580-7563

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Ulcer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
high
more than 82% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
more than 59% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Steele does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Lung Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Cincinnati Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Steele has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Steele accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Steele has admitting privileges

Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge - Morganton
2201 S Sterling St
Morganton, NC 28655
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