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Dr. Christopher Walz, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat* Age 48
Dr. Christopher Walz, MD
4.5 (33 Ratings)
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Dr. Christopher Walz, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA.
Dr. Christopher Walz, MD
4.5 (33 Ratings)
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Dr. Christopher Walz, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat* Age 48
Rancho Mirage, CA
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22 years of experience
Dr. Christopher Walz, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA.

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Dr. Christopher Walz, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has 22 years experience. They graduated from University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in 2002 and completed a residency at Duke University Medical Center.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. Dr. Walz has experience treating conditions like Sinusitis, Chronic Sinusitis and Laryngitis among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Walz received an average rating of 4.5/5 from patients and has been reviewed 33 times. Their office is not accepting new patients. Dr. Walz is board certified in Otolaryngology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Sinusitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Laryngitis
Sinusitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Laryngitis
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Outer Ear Infection
Pharyngolaryngitis
Throat Pain
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Paralysis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Deviated Septum
Enlarged Turbinates
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Hyperparathyroidism
Laryngeal Cancer
Leukoplakia
Nasal Polyp
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Salivary Gland Cancer
Sleep Apnea
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Tinnitus
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TMJ
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Tongue Cancer
Balloon Sinuplasty
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Allergies
Bell's Palsy
Chronic Tonsillitis
Cough
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Ear Ache
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Ear Infection
Hearing Loss
Jaw Fracture
Labyrinthitis
Lip Cancer
Loss of Smell and Taste
Malignant Otitis Externa
Meniere's Disease
Nasal Obstruction
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Otitis Media
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Suppurative Otitis Media
Swimmer's Ear
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tongue-Tie
Tonsillitis
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Ear Tube Placement
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Frenectomy
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Radiofrequency Ablation Turbinate
Thyroidectomy
Tonsillectomy

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  • Blue Cross CA Anthem High Performance Network
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  • Prudent Buyer Individual CA PPO
    Prudent Buyer Large Group CA PPO
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  • Open Access
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
  • Statewide - AZ EPO
  • Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
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    Bronze Full 4500 PPO
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  • Premium
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    Choice POS
    National POS
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Northern CA Cigna + Oscar LocalPlus EPO
    Northern CA Cigna + Oscar Open Access Plus EPO
  • Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    39000 Bob Hope Dr Ste W301, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Patient Satisfaction

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4.5
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5 Stars (27)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (3)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (2)

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Sep 11, 2022
Dr Walz explains any procedures he is going to do so I can easily understand him. He answers all my questions and takes the time I require.
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Care Philosophy
  • I believe that the most important part of coming to see a physician is that the patient feels comfortable and is able to communicate their symptoms and concerns effectively. Once a detailed history is obtained, delivering the appropriate medical and/or surgical treatment in an efficient and friendly manner is our goal at Desert, Ear, Nose & Throat.

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Christopher Walz, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in 2002. He specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat.
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Specialties*
Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
    2002
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Duke University Medical Center
    2003
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Duke University Medical Center
    2007
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Christopher Walz, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Walz's profile.

Dr. Walz frequently treats the following conditions: Sinusitis, Chronic Sinusitis and Laryngitis. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Christopher Walz, MD is affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Christopher Walz, MD holds board certification in Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Eisenhower Medical Center

    39000 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA