Dr. Walter M Bridges, MD



General Surgery     -  Alabama,  Gadsden

 Overview

Dr. Walter M Bridges, MD works in Gadsden, Alabama is a specialist in General Surgery, Surgery - Other and graduated East Tennessee State University in 1989. Dr. Bridges is affiliated with Gadsden Regional Medical Center and practicing for 33 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery - Other

 Conditions

  • Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Charcot Reconstruction
  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Dystonia 7, Torsion
  • Esophageal Tumor
  • Exercise Management
  • Facial Paresthesia
  • Fear of Getting Married
  • Food Allergy - Tree Nuts
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Genetic Testing
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Jaw Dystonia
  • Kidney Damage - Ethylene Glycol
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Memory Disorders
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Mongolian Spot
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Photosensitivity
  • Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Shoulder and Thorax Deformity - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Vertebral Artery Occlusion

 Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 33

 State License

  • Alabama

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Residency Hospitals


East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, TN, USA

Year completed: 1989

Medical School


University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine

Jackson, MS, United States

Graduated: 1986

 Awards

1   ACS

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Surgery Clinic

419 South 5th Street
Alabama (AL)
Gadsden,
35901

  (256) 547-6331
Office Volume:    55 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Surgery Clinic, 419 South 5th Street, Gadsden, Alabama (AL), 35901




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Options PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellpath Preferred PPO

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