Dr. Walter Olsen

Dr. Walter Olsen

Welcoming new patients for Interventional Radiology


  • 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.



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

Biographical Details

Age: 61
In practice since: 1985
Gender: Male


  • 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

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Angioplasty - Laser-Assisted
  • Carotid and Arch Vascular Exams
  • Chemoembolization
  • Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
  • Embolization
  • Extremity Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA)
  • Greenfield Filter
  • Image-Guided Biopsy/Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lysis Therapy for Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • Paracentesis
  • Percutaneous Liver Intervention
  • Percutaneous Renal Intervention
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Portal Hypertension Shunts
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty/Stent
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombectomy
  • Thrombolysis
  • Upper and Lower Extremity Arterial and Venous Exams
  • Vena Cava Filter Insertion
  • Vertebroplasty

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

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