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Christopher A. Walter, DO
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Christopher A. Walter, DO

(707) 778-1131
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group

Primary Office

Address:
St. Joseph Health Medical Group
1496 Professional Dr.
Suite 601
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone:
(707) 778-1131
Fax:
(707) 778-3818
Hours:
Mon
Tue
Wed 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Web Page:
www.stjosephhealthmedicalgroup.com

Physician Bio

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.

Education

  • Medical School:
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - Vallejo, CA, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship:
    Orthopedic Internship - Dayton, OH, Grandview Medical Center
  • Residency:
    Orthopedic Residency - Dayton, OH, Grandview Medical Center, Ohio
  • Fellowship:
    Sports Medicine Fellowship - Lake Tahoe, CA, Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Associations

  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Osteopathic Association

Certifications

The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

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