Dr. Walter Molden Rotkis MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Walter Rotkis is an ophthalmologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. Dr. Rotkis accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 60 doctors at Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery, Uveitis

Education & Medical Training

University of Arizona
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1972–1976

University of Arizona
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1976–1978

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

WA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Long-term graft survival in patients with Down syndrome after penetrating keratoplasty.
Wroblewski, K.J., Mader, T.H., Torres, M.F., Parmley, V.C., Rotkis, W.M.

Filamentary keratitis following penetrating keratoplasty.
Rotkis, W. M., Chandler, J. W., Forstot, S. L.

Diagnosis of anterior chamber metastasis by serologic marker found during anterior chamber paracentesis.
Rotkis, W. M., Kulander, B. G., Chandler, J. W., Kaiser, F. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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