Christopher A. Walter, DO

4.8 out of 5 (43 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
  • Sports Medicine
Languages
English
Address
St. Joseph Health Petaluma - Orthopedics
1496 Professional Drive
Suite 601
Petaluma, CA 94954
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
St. Joseph Health Petaluma - Orthopedics
1496 Professional Drive
Suite 601
Petaluma, CA 94954
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Phone
(707) 778-1131
Fax
(707) 778-3818
Hours
Mon, Tue, Wed 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address
St. Joseph Health Santa Rosa - Orthopedics
121 Sotoyome Street
Suite 101
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Phone
(707) 525-6620
Fax
(707) 546-2309

More Information

Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Network
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    • Sports Medicine
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Internship
      Orthopedic Internship
    • Residency
      Orthopedic Residency
    • Fellowship
      Sports Medicine Fellowship
    Areas of Interest
    Sports Medicine, Minimally invasive total knee replacement, Minimally invasive partial knee replacement, Fracture management, Anterior total hip replacement, Shoulder instability repair, Meniscal repair, ACL reconstruction, Rotator cuff repair, Comprehensive arthroscopic management of the hip, knee, ankle and shoulder disorders
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    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, California, 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 arthroscopic management 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.

    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.

    Associations
    • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
    • American Osteopathic Association
    Certifications
    The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • 22-May-2018
    At first he seemed to have a "professional distance" that bothered me but as I got to know him I liked him more and more.
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