Dr. Walter Gracia


 

Walter Gracia, MD

 

Walter Dietrich Gracia, M.D.
Business Address: 1204 5th Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

Medical Licensure:
Texas, G-5103 Active

Specialty Board Certifications:
Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc. – November 1994
Certificate of Added qualification in Hand Surgery – August 1996-December 2006

Hospitals:
Active Staff Privileges

  • Harris Methodist Fort Worth (HMFW)
    • Offices Held:
    • Secretary, Plastic Surgery Division, Harris Methodist Fort Worth, 1998 to 1999
    • Vice Chief, Plastic Surgery Division, Harris Methodist Fort Worth, 2000 to 2001
    • Chief, Plastic Surgery Division, Harris Methodist Fort Worth, 2002 to 2005, 2008 to 2009
    • Committees:
    • Plastic Surgery Quality Assurance, Harris Methodist Fort Worth, 1994 to 2001
    • Trauma Committee, Harris Methodist Fort Worth 1997 to 2001
    • Surgery Committee, Harris Methodist Fort Worth 2002 to 2005, 2008 to 2009

Courtesy Privileges

  • Harris Methodist Southwest
  • All Saints Episcopal Hospital
  • Plaza Medical Center
  • Cook Children’s Hospital

Outpatient Surgical facilities

  • Plaza Day Surgery Center
  • Clear Fork Surgery Center
  • Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth

Education

  • 09/79 – 05/83 University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, Texas M.D. – 1983
  • 09/75 – 05/79 Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois
  • B.A. – 1979, Economics Major
  • Summer, 1976 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, Texas Liberal Arts courses

Residency Training

  • 07/01/83 – 06/30/86 General Surgery Department of Surgery
    The Western Pennsylvania Hospital
    4800 Friendship Avenue
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224
  • 0701/88 – 06/30/90 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center
    4201 St. Antoine Street.
    Detroit, Michigan 48201

His Practice interests are Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.

Fellowship Training

  • 07/01/86 – 06/30/87
    Hand Surgery
    Kansas University Medical Center
    Division of Plastic Surgery
    Lynn D. Ketchum, M.D.
    5701 West 119th St.
    Overland Park, Kansas 66209
  • 07/01/87 – 06/30/88
    Burn Care
    Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center
    Division of Plastic Surgery
    4201 St. Antoine Street
    Detroit, Michigan 48201

Work Experience

  • Summer, 1976 and 1977 County Medical Examiner’s Office, Tarrant County Fort Worth, Texas assisted in autopsies
  • 1994 to 1997 Texas Workers Comp Designated Doctor Exams
  • 1994 to 2002 Consultant for CORE, Evaluate cases to determine medical necessity and correct coding
  • August 1990 to Present Private Practice of Plastic Surgery in Fort Worth

Volunteer Services
“Proyecto Huasteco, Sonrisa Alegre” – Based in Fort Worth, Texas. Non- profit organization for the repair of the cleft lip and palate of the indigent population of Mexico.

Professional Society Memberships

 

 

 

 
  • Tarrant County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The Fort Worth Surgical Society
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • American Burn Association
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Walter D. Gracia, MD, PA
1204 5th Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
(817) 336-9450

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Walter D. Gracia, MD, PA
1204 5th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Phone: 817-336-9450
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817-336-9450