Dr. Walter A Salwen, MD

General Surgery     -  Michigan,  Detroit


Dr. Walter A Salwen, MD works in Detroit, Michigan is a specialist in General Surgery and graduated Tufts University in 1980. Dr. Salwen is affiliated with Harper University Hospital and practicing for 40 years

 Experience and Qualifications


  • General Surgery


  • Cupping Therapy
  • Fear of Getting Married
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Shoulder and Thorax Deformity - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy


  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Mastectomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 40

 State License

  • Michigan

 Background Check


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 Education & Training

Medical School

Tufts University

Boston, MA, USA

Graduated: 1980

Internship Hospital

Baystate Med Center

Year completed: 1981

Fellowship Hospital

Tulane University

New Orleans, LA, USA

Year completed: 1987


1   AMA

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 Office Locations

Primary location

 University Surgeons

4160 John R Street Suite 615
Michigan (MI)

  (313) 745-4195
Office Volume:    125 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions

University Surgeons, 4160 John R Street Suite 615, Detroit, Michigan (MI), 48201

 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Alliance
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Priority Health
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals

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Harper University Hospital

3990 John R Michigan MI, Detroit, 48201

Harper University Hospital is a hospital located in Detroit, MI. This hospital reports jointly with Hutzel Hospital. Therefore the ratings and awards apply to multiple hospitals and this specific hospital may not provide all rated services. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 5 of...

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    13 January 2019, 09:53
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    12 January 2019, 11:01
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    11 January 2019, 06:26