Dr. Walter J Chwals MD Surgeon

Dr. Walter Chwals is a surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Jagiellonian University Medical College and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 28 doctors at Tufts Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Hospital Affiliation

Tufts Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Massachusetts
Residency, General Surgery, 1981 - 1985

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1986 - 1988

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Clinical Nutrition, 1985 - 1986

Jagiellonian University Medical College
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Paediatric torsed extralobar sequestration containing calcification: Imaging findings with pathological correlation.
Zucker, E. J.,Tracy, D. A.,Chwals, W. J.,Solky, A. C.,Lee, E. Y.

Prevention of inappropriate caloric repletion in critically ill children.
Chwals, W.J.

Spontaneous Hemothorax in Multiple Exostoses: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
Mann, E., Kaafarani, H.A., Cassidy, C., Chwals, W.J., Jackson, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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