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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Christopher A. Walter, DO

4.6 out of 5 (44 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
  • Sports Medicine
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group
Address
Orthopedics - Petaluma
1496 Professional Dr.
Suite 601
Petaluma, CA 94954
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Primary Office

Address
Orthopedics - Petaluma
1496 Professional Dr.
Suite 601
Petaluma, CA 94954
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Phone
(707) 778-1131
Fax
(707) 778-3818
Hours
Mon, Tue, Wed 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address
St. Joseph Health Medical Group
121 Sotoyome St.
Suite 101
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Phone
(707) 778-1131
Fax
(707) 778-3818

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  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    • Sports Medicine
    Education & Training
    • 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
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    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.

    Certifications
    The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • 22-May-2018
    At first he seemed to have a "professional distance" that bothered me but as I got to know him I liked him more and more.
    21-Dec-2017
    So far so good, still have 2 future appt. and surgery.
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