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Douglas Craig Walta

Douglas Craig Walta, American gastroenterologist, clinic executive. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Gastroenterology.


  • Walta, Douglas Craig was born on April 23, 1943 in Arlington, South Dakota, United States. Son of John P. and Elizabeth (Kranz) Walta.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, University Minnesota, 1968.


    • Intern West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1968-1969. Fellow in gastroenterology University Minnesota, 1971, 74-75. Private practice, since 1975.

      Clinical instructor medicine University Oregon Health Sciences Center. Consultant gastroenterology Portland Veterans Administration Hospital. Staff Providence Medical Center, Holladay Park Medical Center.

      Member medical morals committee Providence Medical Center. Visiting lecturer Kelowna (British Columbia, Canada) General Hospital, 1986, 92, North Pacific Society Internal Medicine, Northwest Conference Radiologic Technologists, 1993, Portland Community College Radiography Program, 1993, Practices in Advances in Internal Medicine, Providence Medical Center, 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Gastroenterology.


    With United States Army, 1971-1973. Fellow American College Gastroenterology. Member American Medical Association, American Gastroenterology Association, Oregon Medical Association (board trustees, task force financing health care), North Pacific Society Internal Medicine, Multnoman County Medical Society (1st vice president, secretary, executive committee, ethics committee, chairman bioethics committee 1991, trustee), Pacific Interurban Clinical Club.



    Mountain hiking, skiing, cooking.


    • Married Trudi Holden. Children: Maren, Krin.
    • father: John P. Walta
    • mother: Elizabeth (Kranz) Walta
    • spouse: Trudi Holden
    • children: Maren Walta
    • Krin Walta
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    Born April 23, 1943
    (age 74)