Dr. Walter J Roche, MD



Pain Medicine     -  Maryland,  Baltimore


 Overview

Dr. Walter J Roche, MD works in Baltimore, Maryland is a specialist in Pain Medicine and graduated Ponce School Of Medicine in 1988. Dr. Roche is affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Union Memorial Hospital and practicing for 32 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

 Conditions

  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Allergy and-or Sensitivity Elimination Reprogramming Technique
  • Barium Enema
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Blepharophimosis - Ptosis - Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Airway Obstruction
  • Chronic Graft vs Host Disease
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Dust Mite Allergy
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma
  • Endoscopic Procedure
  • Erythema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Chocolate
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Food Additives
  • Food Additive Allergy
  • Food Additive Allergy - Amaranth
  • Food Additive Allergy - Annatto
  • Food Additive Allergy - Carmine
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Generalized Pustular Psoriasis
  • Helminthosporium Fungus Allergy
  • Hemofiltration
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypothermia
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Lumbar Epidural Nerve Block
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgery
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Ovarian Insufficiency Due to FSH Resistance
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Pinguecula
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Radical Cystectomy and Prostate Removal
  • Sinus Node Disease
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Skin Aging
  • Steppage Gait
  • Stress Test
  • Syndactyly
  • The treatment of complicated hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension

 Procedures

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Pain
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

 Years Since Graduation

  • 32

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


Ponce School Of Medicine

PONCE, PR, United States

Graduated: 1988

Undergraduate School


University of Puerto Rico

San Juan, PR, USA

Rio Piedras, PR

Fellowship Hospital


Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center


Chicago, IL, USA

Internship Hospital


Maryland General Hospital

Baltimore, MD, USA

Baltimore, MD, USA

Residency Hospital


Schwab Rehabilitation Center


Chicago, IL, USA

 Awards

1   Assistant Professor
2   Attending Physician
3   Attending Physican-Physicial Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Management
4   MEDPHYSICS
5   Attending Physician. PM&R Department of Medicine

 Dr. Roche Ratings

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He diagnosed my injury but did not listen to the additional symptoms I was having. Now I have to see a second doctor to get re diagnosed and my significant pain could have been treated 30 days earlier than it has been. My experience does not seem typical though.

21 May 2011, 04:46
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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Greater Chesapeake Orthopaedic Associates, LLC.

3333 North Calvert Street Suite #400
Maryland (MD)
Baltimore,
21218

  (410) 554-2270
Avg. Appt. Time for Existing Patients:    3 days
Year Dr. Asdourian Joined Practice:    2001
Year Established:    1982
Avg. Wait Room Time:    30 minutes
Avg. Appt. Time for New Patients:    3 days
Year Dr. Hinton Joined Practice:    1998
Year Dr. Miller Joined Practice:    1995
Year Dr. Roche Joined Practice:    2001


Other Office Locations

 Bel Air Office

658 Boulton Street
Maryland (MD)
Baltimore,
21014

  (410) 893-2731

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Greater Chesapeake Orthopaedic Associates, LLC., 3333 North Calvert Street Suite #400, Baltimore, Maryland (MD), 21218




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Choice Advantage
  • Blue Choice Network POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Preferred PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Select
  • Southern Health PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Virginia Commonwealth University Health System photo


Virginia Commonwealth University Health System

1250 East Marshall Street Virginia VA, Richmond, 23298

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System is a District Authority owned hospital located in Richmond, VA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 8 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 7 of 14 procedures.



Union Memorial Hospital photo


Union Memorial Hospital

201 East University Parkway Maryland MD, Baltimore, 21218

Union Memorial Hospital is a hospital located in Baltimore, MD. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 10 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 2 of 15 procedures.




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