Our Alliance

We partner with the brightest physicians in the area.

New Search
Christopher A Walter DO
Practice accepting new patients.

Christopher A Walter DO

(707) 725-9383
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group

Primary Office

St. Joseph Health Medical Group
3304 Renner Dr.
Fortuna, CA 95540
(707) 725-9383
(707) 725-1140
Web Page:

Physician Bio

Dr. Walter is a board-certified, Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon sub-specializing in sports medicine and fracture management. He received his medical degree from Touro University in Vallejo, Calif., and completed his orthopedic residency at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio.

While he has a special interest in the care of injured athletes, Dr. Walter also offers a comprehensive array of orthopedic services utilizing minimally invasive techniques and a team approach to aid recovery for his patients, including.

  • Sports medicine
  • Comprehensive arthroscopicmanagement of the hip, knee, ankle and shoulder disorders
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • ACL reconstruction
  • Meniscal repair
  • Shoulder instability repair
  • Anterior total hip replacement
  • Minimally invasive partial knee replacement
  • Minimally invasive total knee replacement
  • Fracture management

Dr. Walter is a native of Northern California. He has enjoyed the last five years living and practicing in Humboldt county.

When not attending to the needs of his patients, you will find Dr. Walter spending time with his wife and two children, out cycling, skiing, paddle-boarding or hiking.


  • Medical School:
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - Vallejo, CA, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship:
    Orthopedic Internship - Dayton, OH, Grandview Medical Center
  • Residency:
    Orthopedic Residency - Dayton, OH, Grandview Medical Center, Ohio
  • Fellowship:
    Sports Medicine Fellowship - Lake Tahoe, CA, Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute
  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery


  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Osteopathic Association


The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Interest

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hips, Shoulders, Knees