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Dr. Walter Cha, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Cha

Dr. Walter Cha, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mayfield Hts, OH and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.


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(440) 449-1101

Dr. Cha accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Cha's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cha performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Cha performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Obesity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cha treats Obesity more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Cha treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cha performs Esophageal Surgery more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Cha performs this procedure more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Cha's conditions and procedures:

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Cha, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mayfield Hts, OH and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Drexel University College Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Allegheny University-Hahnemann
Fellowship Hospital
Allegheny Hosp
Residency Hospital
Temple U Hosps
Residency Hospital
Allegheny Hosp
Internship Hospital
1996
Drexel University College Of Medicine
Medical School
Duke University
Undergraduate School
1996

Awards

Dr. Cha's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cha

4.4

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(12)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
13.333333333333334%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Walter Cha, MD
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I have met many surgeons in my time as I have had to have many surgeries.... Doctor Cha is a rare breed of a surgeon.... He is kind, explains everything and listens.... On top of that he did a hernia surgery on me in January and it was the third time the hernia had popped out.... So far it is like...Read More
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