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Dr. Walter Vernon, MD

General Surgery*
4.2 (10)
Map Pin Small Denver, CO
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Walter Vernon, MD

Dr. Walter Vernon, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Denver, CO. They specialize in General Surgery, has 44 years of experience. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School and is affiliated with Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center. Dr. Vernon, completed a residency at Duke University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Vernon an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Vernon works at The Transplant Center in Denver, CO. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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.

Dr. Vernon's Office Locations

  1. 1
    The Transplant Center
    1601 E 19th Ave Ste 5050, Denver, CO 80218 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Wednesday
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    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
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    SurgOne at Rose Medical Center
    4545 E 9th Ave Ste 375, Denver, CO 80220 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Hyperparathyroidism
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Anal and Rectal Cancer
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Colorectal Cancer
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Crohn's Disease
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Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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Second-Degree Burns
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Small Intestine Cancer
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Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
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Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Biliary Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Nephrectomy
Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Thoracentesis
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareSource
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • Community Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
    • HealthPlus
    • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Husky Health
    • inHealth
    • INTotal Health
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    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Peach State Health Plan
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
    • Simply Healthcare Plans
    • Staywell (Wellcare)
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wellcare of Georgia
    • WellPoint
    • Zurich

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.2
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    About Dr. Walter Vernon, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1013005024
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Duke University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Duke University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Vernon works at The Transplant Center in Denver, CO. View the full address on Dr. Vernon’s profile.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Vernon. 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. Vernon.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Vernon, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Vernon appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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