Dr. Walter W Virkus MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Walter Virkus is an orthopedic surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 38 doctors at Rush Oak Park Hospital and one of 43 at Rush University Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Rush Oak Park Hospital

Rush University Medical Center
Ranked #10 in Orthopedics

Rush-Copley Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Maryland
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1994 - 1998

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1994

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Hip pain in active patients: what you may be missing.
Frank, R. M.,Slabaugh, M. A.,Grumet, R. C.,Bush-Joseph, C. A.,Virkus, W. W.,Nho, S. J.

New Radiographic Parameters to Describe Anterior Acetabular Rim Trimming During Hip Arthroscopy.
Gross, C. E., Salata, M. J., Manno, K., Yelavarthi, V., Barker, J. U., Williams, J., Virkus, W., Bush-Joseph, C., Nho, S. J.

Use of the reamer-irrigator-aspirator may reduce tumor dissemination during intramedullary fixation of malignancies.
Cipriano, C.A., Arvanitis, L.D., Virkus, W.W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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