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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)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Chwals has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Southwest General Health Center 
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland 


  • Polish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Walter Jakob 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 3 office locations.
Dr. Walter Chwals practices Pediatric Surgery near Boston, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Cleveland, OH.
See Boston Pediatric Surgeons.