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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Walter Chwals is Excellent. Dr. Chwals has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Walter Chwals, FAAP, FACS, MD is board certified in Pediatric Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Chwals graduated from Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2011 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Chwals has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Lowell General Hospital 
  • Tufts Medical Center 


  • Polish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Walter J Chwals FAAP, FACS, and MD is a male Pediatric Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Surgery.
Where does Dr. Walter J. Chwals practice?
Dr. Walter Chwals has 11 office locations.
Dr. Walter Chwals practices Pediatric Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Framingham, MA and Melrose, MA.
See Boston Pediatric Surgeons.