Dr. Walter B Vernon, MD



General Surgery     -  Colorado,  Denver

 Overview

Dr. Walter B Vernon, MD works in Denver, Colorado is a specialist in General Surgery and graduated Duke University in 1981. Dr. Vernon is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center and practicing for 39 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • General Surgery

 Conditions

  • Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
  • Arthritic Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) Joints
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Dystonia 7, Torsion
  • Fear of Getting Married
  • Food Allergy - Tree Nuts
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Genetic Testing
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Kidney Damage - Ethylene Glycol
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Mongolian Spot
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Uncertain Significance
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Neurological Muscle Weakness
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Photosensitivity
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Shoulder and Thorax Deformity - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Throat Swab
  • Vertebral Artery Occlusion
  • Warts

 Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Graft Placement Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 39

 State License

  • Colorado

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Internship Hospital


Duke University


Year completed: 1981

Medical School


Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA, United States

Graduated: 1980

Fellowship Hospital


University Wisc Med Sch/duke University

Madison/Durham
Year completed: 1989

 Awards

1   ACS
2   ASTS
3   SCCM
4   ICS
5   TS

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Surgone Porter

2555 South Downing Street Suite 130
Colorado (CO)
Denver,
80210

  (303) 777-7112
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Surgone Porter, 2555 South Downing Street Suite 130, Denver, Colorado (CO), 80210




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Open Access
  • Options PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
  • WellPoint
  • Zurich

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Swedish Medical Center photo


Swedish Medical Center

501 East Hampden Avenue Colorado CO, Englewood, 80113

Swedish Medical Center is a hospital located in Englewood, CO. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 12 of 15 procedures.




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