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Dr. Walter O'Donnell, MD

Critical Care Medicine*
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38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Walter O'Donnell, MD

Dr. Walter O'Donnell, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Boston, MA. They specialize in Critical Care Medicine, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from CORNELL UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES and is affiliated with Newton - Wellesley Hospital, Brigham And Women's Hospital, Salem Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. O'Donnell an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. O'Donnell works at Practice in Boston, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Asthma, Shortness of Breath and Bronchiectasis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. O'Donnell's Office Locations

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    Massachusetts General Hospital
    55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 726-9112

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  • Newton - Wellesley Hospital
  • Brigham And Women's Hospital
  • Salem Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

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Swine Flu
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Viral Infection
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Wheezing
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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Bronchoscopy
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Respiratory Management
Thoracentesis
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    About Dr. Walter O'Donnell, MD

    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1356320758
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • CORNELL UNIVERSITY / NEW YORK STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
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    Dr. O'Donnell has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. O'Donnell has seen patients for Asthma, Shortness of Breath and Bronchiectasis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. O'Donnell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. O'Donnell. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. O'Donnell.

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