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Department General Surgery
Primary Location Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
Primary Location

Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center


Additional Locations

General Surgery

Euclid Hospital

18901 Lakeshore Blvd
Euclid, OH 44119
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Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 2nd Opinion Evaluations
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Operations
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Biliary And Pancreatic Stone Therapy
  • Biliary Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Complex Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Endoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery for Weight Loss
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery with Focus on Reflux Disease
  • Gastric Sleeve
  • Gastrointestinal Exams
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Open Repair Surgery
  • Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Inguinal And Abdominal Hernia Repair
  • Pancreas Resection
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Endoscopy and Endoscopic Procedures
  • Weight Loss Medications/Drugs
View all 41 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Diseases
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Colon Diseases
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Duodenal Polyps
  • Enterocele
  • Esophagitis
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Fissure
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Disease
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • GI Bleeding
  • Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Hernias
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Carcinoid Tumors
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Obesity and Chronic Disease
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cysts
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatitis
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Pathology
  • Stomach Cancer
View all 40 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Temple University Hospital
General Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA

Fellowship - Allegheny University Hospitals-Hahnemann
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA

Residency - Allegheny University Hospitals-Hahnemann
General Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA

Medical Education - Hahnemann University Medical College
Philadelphia, PA USA

Undergraduate - Duke University
Durham, NC USA


  • Surgery - General Surgery
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Walter Cha, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/22/2021, Dr. Cha has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

182 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2021

Dr. Cha very friendly. Discuss my procedure very well.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr Cha asked me about my hobbies, even though I hadn't seen him in two years. Showed genuine concern for me!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

I always get very good service from both Dr. Cha & his staff. I feel very confident in his abilities.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Dr. Cha was very professional & listened to my questions, did not rush me

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

No problems what so ever with this appointment making . Very courteous staff and Doctor. Thanks so much for the experience.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

Liked the doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Had concerns with recent change in hematoma, seemed to think it was nothing, ended up going to urgent care a week later after having much pain the whole week after seeing Dr Cha

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

From day 1 back in January Dr. Cha have been amazing his bedside manners should be the guide to all of the staff at the Cleveland Clinic. If I wasn't for Dr Cha & Dr Sullivan back in January I wouldn't be alive right now they saved my life.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr Cha & his team are outstanding,They are very professional & caring.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr. Cha is a warm, empathetic doctor who is very consultative with a treatment plan. he was incredibly patient with my pre surgical questions and 100% effective doing this on a zoom call. I was completely reassured with my path forward to gallstone removal after our discussion.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr. Cha was very caring and very thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

very good visit. staff was amazingly nice and friendly, and the Dr was also very friendly, knowledgeable. great visit overall. thank you

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

I was very impressed with Dr. Ca. he was very easy to talk to and readily answered all my questions I was very pleased with his care

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2021

Dr CHA was the first Doctor to explain to me what was happening to me due to my hiatal hernia.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2021

*Dr. Cha is very good, compassionate & caring make you know he really cares.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2021

Dr. Cha is a terrific medical professional! He is a very talented surgeon, a caring individual and a knowledgeable physician! I am blessed to have such a wonderful doctor tending to my medical needs.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

Hillcrest Hospital have the best respectful Doctors and Nurse's my husband and I wish Hillcrest staff could train every Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Ohio. We've been to most of Cleveland Clinic Hospitals and felt the weight of the dislike and uncomfortable feeling of unwelcome.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Dr. Cha and his team were the best part of being hospitalized . They helped ease my anxiety about my situation. Dr. Cha is very pleasant, knowledgeable and easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

my Doctor's office did the scheduling in 1 day for me

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Dr. Cha's entire surgical team was amazing. Very empathetic and positive. If having surgery can possibly be a good experience, they made it so!

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Dr Cha is a wonderful compassionate doctor who genuinely cares about his patients .

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

*Dr. Cha is the best! Thank you to *Dr. Monica for keeping tabs on me during the night.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

The staff and doctor are very nice. I've been to that office a number of times and always feel comfortable each and every step. thank you general surgery group and Dr Cha.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

I am excited to be working with this doctor. I feel confident that he will find out what is wrong with my digestive system and repair it. Thank you

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

The doctor listened to my concerns and set a plan in action to get some answers.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Cha is very knowledgeable and professional. I am very pleased to have him as my doctor for my hernia surgery.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

*Dr. Cha is one excellent doctor. He with explain until he is blue in the face, & still ask if you have any other questions. He did a rather complicated surgery for me, & I just thank God *Dr. Cha was the head of it. I can't say enough good about *Dr. Cha _____ he is just excellent.

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