Dr. Kristin Walter MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Kristin Walter is a pulmonologist in Chicago, Illinois. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NorthShore University Health System Skokie Hospital and Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 17 years. She is one of 7 doctors at NorthShore University Health System Skokie Hospital and one of 7 at Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2000 - 2003

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

How decisions are made to admit patients to medical intensive care units (MICUs): a survey of MICU directors at academic medical centers across the United States.
Walter, K. L., Siegler, M., Hall, J. B.

Expression of syndecan-1 and expression of epidermal growth factor receptor are associated with survival in patients with nonsmall cell lung carcinoma.
Shah, L., Walter, K. L., Borczuk, A. C., Kawut, S. M., Sonett, J. R., Gorenstein, L. A., Ginsburg, M. E., Steinglass, K. M., Powell, C. A.

Extensive stage small cell lung cancer presenting as an acute perforated appendix: case report and review of the literature.
Goldstein, E. B., Savel, R. H., Walter, K. L., Rankin, L. F., Satheesan, R., Lehman, H. E., Steiner, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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