Dr. Walter R Chitwood, MD



Thoracic Surgery     -  North Carolina,  Greenville

 Overview

Dr. Walter R Chitwood, MD works in Greenville, North Carolina is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery and graduated University Of Virginia School Of Medicine in 1974. Dr. Chitwood is affiliated with Pitt County Memorial Hospital and practicing for 45 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholesterol Diseases
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Coloboma of Iris
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • CranioSacral Therapy (CST)
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Endocarditis
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Memory Disorders
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurological Muscle Weakness
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy

 Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Maze Procedure
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 45

 State License

  • North Carolina

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

Charlottesville, VA, United States

Graduated: 1974

Residency Hospital


Duke University School Med


Year completed: 1983

Internship Hospital


Duke University School Med


Year completed: 1975

Fellowship Hospital


Duke University School Med


Year completed: 1984

 Awards

1   ASA
2   ACC
3   AATS
4   ACS
5   STS
6   SUS
7   RCS

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 East Carolina Heart Institute

115 Hearthside Drive
North Carolina (NC)
Greenville,
27834

  (252) 744-4400

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



East Carolina Heart Institute, 115 Hearthside Drive, Greenville, North Carolina (NC), 27834




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Options PPO
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Emblem Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • MedCost
  • MedCost PPO
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellpath Preferred PPO

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Pitt County Memorial Hospital photo


Pitt County Memorial Hospital

2100 Stantonsburg Road North Carolina NC, Greenville, 27835

Pitt County Memorial Hospital is a hospital located in Greenville, NC. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 9 of 16 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 10 of 16 procedures.




  •  Latest reviews for Thoracic Surgery specialists

  • AMAZING DOCTOR, You deserve more than 5 Stars Thank you Dr. Paul Rosenberg
    13 January 2019, 09:53
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  • Dr. Carp was the one who found my heart condition on a routine check up and saved my life. She goes above and beyond the call of duty. I will forever be in her debt.
    12 January 2019, 11:01
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  • Great Doctor really helped me when others in past where not able, and he explained how things work and how to treat my condition!
    11 January 2019, 06:26
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