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Dr. Cara E Walther Is this you?

About Dr. Cara E Walther

Dr. Cara E Walther, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bend, OR. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Walther is affiliated with St Charles Medical Center-Bend. Dr. Walther has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Cara E Walther is Great. Dr. Cara E Walther has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Cara E Walther is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Desert Orthopedic Center

1303 NE Cushing Dr Ste 100
Bend, OR 97701
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Specialties

Dr. Cara E Walther has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Cara E Walther has the following 3 expertise

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

Dr. Cara E Walther has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Cara E Walther is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Two Stars

She performed surgery on my knee and it was a huge mistake. Knee is in worst condition than pre-op. Please go elsewhere if you need surgery. She is nice and friendly though.

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She is the Best!

Dr. Walther is simply outstanding -- highly skilled, insightful, professional and nice as well!

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She doesn't have time for you

Not enough detail given in diagnosis, very poor follow-up, friends had similar experiences. Get a second opinion.

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Five Stars

What impressed us the most after Dr. Walthers reviewed my MRI and noted the massive tear in my rotator cuff, and said "If anyone can fix this I can!" and was able to do it orthoscopically instead of a extended hospital stay. We have been very pleased with the whole staff and experience!

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Five Stars

I damaged my knee in a fire department drill. Dr Walther was able to diagnose the problem immediately. Surgery took less than 45 minutes and I was up and walking without crutches in 3 days. Recovery was quick and Dr Walther got me right in for the two follow up visits. Overall I was very impressed with her skill and bedside manner. I have recommended her to others without reservation.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Walther is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Dartmouth Medical School

    Graduated in 1993

  • Strong Memorial Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Cara E Walther accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Premera
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Desert Orthopedic Center, 1303 NE Cushing Dr Ste 100, Bend, OR
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