Dr. Walter Olsen | a Sharp-affiliated Interventional Radiology Doctor in San Diego
Dr. Walter Olsen

Dr. Walter Olsen

Welcoming new patients for Interventional Radiology

Specialties

  • Diagnostic Radiology (Board Certified)
  • Interventional Radiology (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

I strive to provide state-of-the-art imaging and interventional services in a caring and cost effective manner.

Locations

  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-397-6577
    765 Medical Center Court, Suite 100
    Chula Vista, CA 91911
  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 858-565-0950
    7901 Frost St.
    San Diego, CA 92123

Biography

We use state-of-the-art equipment and the latest, safest techniques, always striving to minimize radiation exposure.

Biographical Details

Age: 60
In practice since: 1985
Gender: Male

Medical Group

Education

  • Medical School: University of Rochester
  • Internship: University of California, San Diego
  • Residency: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
    Elect Choice EPO, Health Fund PPO, Health Fund HMO, HMO, Managed Choice POS, National Advantage PPO, Open Choice PPO, QPOS POS, Select Choice HMO, Traditional Choice PPO, US Access POS, Value Network HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    AIM HMO, California HMO, EPO, Plus POS, Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield
    HMO, POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Care1st
    Medi/Medi
  • Cash/Self pay
  • Champus Tricare
    For Life, Prime
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
    PPO
  • CIGNA
    HMO, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Commercial/Indemnity Insurance
  • Coventry Healthcare
    PPO
  • Health Net
    ExcelCare HMO, HMO, Seniority Plus Retirees HMO
  • Medicare
    Assignment, UHC-AARP MedicareCompleteValue, UHC-AARP MediComplete Premier, UHC-AARP MediCompleteEssential, UHC-Secure Horizons Retiree, UHC-Sharp Secure Horizons
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
    PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Choice HMO, Performance HMO, Premier HMO, Value HMO
  • United Healthcare
    Choice HMO, Signature Value HMO
  • VEBA
    Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO
  • Workers' Compensation

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Angioplasty - Laser-Assisted
  • Barium Enema
  • Carotid and Arch Vascular Exams
  • Chemoembolization
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
  • CT Facet Injection
  • CT Guided Epidural Injection
  • CT Guided Liver Biopsy
  • CT SI Joint Injection
  • CT Transforaminal Injection
  • Diagnostic Radiology (X-Ray)
  • Embolization
  • Extremity Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA)
  • Fluoroscopic Facet Injection
  • Fluoroscopic Guided Epidural Injection
  • Fluoroscopic Guided joint injections
  • Greenfield Filter
  • Image-Guided Biopsy/Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lysis Therapy for Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Therapeutic Procedures
  • Neonatal Head Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine Studies
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous Liver Intervention
  • Percutaneous Renal Intervention
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Portal Hypertension Shunts
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty/Stent
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombectomy
  • Thrombolysis
  • Ultrasound - Diagnostic Imaging
  • Ultrasound - Obstetrical and Gynecological
  • Ultrasound-Guided Thyroid Biopsy
  • Upper and Lower Extremity Arterial and Venous Exams
  • Upper GI and Small Bowel Imaging
  • Vascular (Venous) Ultrasound
  • Vena Cava Filter Insertion
  • Vertebroplasty

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  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 619-397-6577
    765 Medical Center Court, Suite 100
    Chula Vista, CA 91911
  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 858-565-0950
    7901 Frost St.
    San Diego, CA 92123

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