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Christopher A. Walter, DO

4.8 out of 5 (42 Ratings)
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
  • Sports Medicine
Primary Address | Office Details

1496 Professional Drive

Suite 601

Petaluma, CA 94954

Phone: (707) 778-1131

Fax: (707) 778-3818

Secondary Address | Office Details
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Network
  • 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.
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  • Meet The Provider

    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.

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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    • Sports Medicine
    Other Specialties Associations
    • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
    • American Osteopathic Association
    Areas of Interest
    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
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Internship
      Orthopedic Internship
    • Residency
      Orthopedic Residency
    • Fellowship
      Sports Medicine Fellowship

    The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery


St. Joseph Health Petaluma - Orthopedics

  • Address
    1496 Professional Drive, Suite 601,
    Petaluma, CA 94954
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  • Phone
    (707) 778-1131
    (707) 778-3818
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon, Tue, Wed 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Secondary Location

St. Joseph Health Santa Rosa - Orthopedics