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Dr. Walter Pyka, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
4.7 (14)
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Walter Pyka, MD

Dr. Walter Pyka, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Belmont, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 44 years of experience. They graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Mills-peninsula Medical Center.

Dr. Pyka works at Walter R. Pyka, MD in Belmont, CA with other offices in San Mateo, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Baker’s Cyst, Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Pyka's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Belmont Office
    1301 Shoreway Rd Ste 100, Belmont, CA 94002 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 558-9740
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine
    100 S Ellsworth Ave Ste 607, San Mateo, CA 94401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 558-9740
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    Walter R. Pyka, MD
    101 S San Mateo Dr Ste 104, San Mateo, CA 94401 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 558-9740

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  • Mills-peninsula Medical Center

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Baker’s Cyst
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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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Sprain Chevron Icon
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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    4.7
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    Based on 14 ratings
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    Jul 03, 2020
    A really caring, experienced, skilled physician who warns you of the possible bad outcomes, and always seems to deliver the best possible outcome.
    Mary Lou Williams — Jul 03, 2020
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    About Dr. Walter Pyka, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    NPI Number
    • 1871509372
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Palo Alto Medical Clinic and Foundation
    Fellowship
    Medical Education
    • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Walter Pyka, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pyka is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Pyka has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Pyka has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Pyka has seen patients for Baker’s Cyst, Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Pyka on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    14 patients have reviewed Dr. Pyka. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pyka.

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