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Stephen Charles Walker, MD

Internal Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Stephen Charles Walker, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, The University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston (1983)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas A&M HSCCOM Baylor Scott & White Temple (1986)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Stephen Charles Walker, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (326) for Stephen Charles Walker, MD

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Sep 13, 2022
Very friendly and informative
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Sep 13, 2022
Dr. Walker was polite and friendly and very thorough and helpful.
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Sep 11, 2022
He was very thorough, friendly and attentive to my questions.
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Sep 9, 2022
Dr Walker visit was most pleasant that I can remember
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Sep 8, 2022
Very concern and nice
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Sep 8, 2022
It was Great....
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Sep 7, 2022
Dr Walker was a very nice doctor
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Sep 6, 2022
Really listened and took his time.
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Sep 5, 2022
Great and very personable and thorough
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Sep 1, 2022
He was a very kind and considerate person. I would recommend him to anyone who asks.
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Sep 1, 2022
He was very friendly and a good listener.
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Aug 31, 2022
Great
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Aug 30, 2022
Listened to my concerns
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Aug 29, 2022
Very thorough
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Aug 28, 2022
This was a pre-op visit and my first time to see Dr. Walker who was very patient and kind and did his job well. I am not surprised, all BSW staf have been fabulous! I have surgery Wednesday on my shoulder...let's see how that entire procedure goes!
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Aug 27, 2022
He seemed truly interested and had a good personality! He was very professional and answered all of my questions!
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Aug 27, 2022
Delightful dr. Knowledgeable. Good listner.
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Aug 25, 2022
He had taken the time to check my chart thoroughly and took the time to answer my questions. Very pleasant Dr.
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Aug 25, 2022
He is fun spirited
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Aug 25, 2022
Very personable
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Aug 20, 2022
Dr. Walker is a caring provider for his patients.
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Aug 20, 2022
It was very good
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Aug 19, 2022
Listen and concern for health
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Aug 18, 2022
Made me feel at ease about procedure coming up.
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Aug 18, 2022
Good care
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Aug 18, 2022
He was very polite, explained things well, and easy to understand.
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Aug 15, 2022
He was very pleasant and funny. He made it very enjoyable
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Aug 14, 2022
Very pleasant and very knowledgeable
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Aug 14, 2022
Easy to work with, listen to your concerns and explain it with patience.
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Aug 13, 2022
Very informative and took time with me.
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Aug 12, 2022
Wonderful. Explained everything to where I understand.
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Aug 12, 2022
Thorough & friendly
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Aug 11, 2022
Very knowledgeable doctor
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Aug 11, 2022
Dr. Walker was awesome, efficient and helpful.
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Aug 10, 2022
Super thorough, very professional, an abundance of human compassion, and provided a friendly and relaxed atmosphere for my clinic visit.
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Aug 10, 2022
Timely, courteous, knowledgeable,professional and helpful
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Aug 10, 2022
He was caring and funny
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Aug 8, 2022
The doctor listen to my answers when he asked me a question and made me feel like he cared.
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Aug 7, 2022
Dr. Walker was extremely personable and friendly. He explained my upcoming procedure and was able to answer The few questions I had. Everything was explained a completely and in such a manner that most of my questions were answered before I ever was able to ask them.
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Aug 7, 2022
If I could rate Dr. Walker higher than 10 I would
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Aug 3, 2022
Very knowledgeable and understanding.
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Aug 3, 2022
Was very satisfied with the doctor and my visit.
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Jul 29, 2022
Very thorough and professional
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Jul 27, 2022
Dr. Walker was very professional, efficient in making sure I understood what was needed.
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Jul 27, 2022
He understood and was caring for my needs and my capabilities for my theropy
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Jul 26, 2022
Dr Walker was very professional and very cordial
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Jul 22, 2022
Very friendly and made me feel comfortable
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Jul 22, 2022
Did a pre surgery exam
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Jul 22, 2022
Dr. Walker is very kind and attentive.
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Jul 21, 2022
Care and concern was very comforting.
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Jul 20, 2022
Very cordial and professional
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Jul 20, 2022
Dr. Walker did an amazing job very professional.
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Jul 20, 2022
He was very friendly and professional and explained everything very clearly
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Jul 19, 2022
Dr. Walker is a lovely man. I've known him for years abd felt very comfortable with him.
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Jul 19, 2022
Dr Walker, all staff and personnel provided professional and caring medical care in a timely manner.
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Jul 15, 2022
Very good
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Jul 15, 2022
Very Friendly, knowledgeable and professional
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Jul 15, 2022
First time to meet this physician. He was very friendly and competent.
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Jul 14, 2022
Very good, fast, efficient, courteous, best care possible.
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Jul 12, 2022
Great visit and very knowledgeable. Extremely friendly, asset to your facility.
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Jul 10, 2022
I was very pleased with this provider excellent bedside manner bedside manner.
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Jul 8, 2022
Excellent service
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Jul 6, 2022
Very knowledgeable about my upcoming surgery and did not rush me through like a number. This was the first time seeing Dr Walker and he is awesome.
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Jul 4, 2022
Dr. Walker was very professional, friendly, and relatable. I found him to be an upstanding and outstanding doctor/man. He was very down-to-earth as well as professional, and that is hard to come by these days. This world needs more Dr. Walkers.
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Jul 2, 2022
Professional to the point good bedside Manor
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Jul 1, 2022
Very professional and very knowledgeable
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Jul 1, 2022
Very professional.
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Jun 29, 2022
Extremely kind
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Jun 26, 2022
This doctor was excellent. I wish I could have him as my primary
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Jun 24, 2022
Great
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Jun 23, 2022
Very good
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Jun 22, 2022
Many thanks
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Jun 20, 2022
I felt very comfortable talking to Dr Walker and his team!!
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Jun 18, 2022
Very good doctor and staff !
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Jun 17, 2022
Very courteous, thorough, and gentlemanly
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Jun 16, 2022
I really like Dr. WALKER, ATTENTIVE AND FRIENDLY, REALLY LISTENED!
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Jun 15, 2022
Took time to answer all my questions and has a good manner about him
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Jun 14, 2022
Very good care
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Jun 14, 2022
Good
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Jun 14, 2022
He was very thorough and addressed every detail.
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Jun 7, 2022
That one was very nice and was concerned about medical information. He took his time to ask any questions I might have had.
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Jun 6, 2022
Very caring and under standing
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Jun 1, 2022
I came in for pre op appointment for knee replacement surgery. Dr explained results from recent blood work up and did a heart, lung, blood pressure, and EKG during my visit. I left feeling very confident about my upcoming surgery. Thank you
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Jun 1, 2022
Great and very personable doctor.
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May 30, 2022
Physical
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May 27, 2022
Dr. Walker was pleasant and informative.
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May 26, 2022
Care Provider was considerate, efficient and polite.
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May 25, 2022
IT. WAS. VERY GOOD. AND. PROFESSIONAL
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May 24, 2022
Dr. Walker & staff were very kind & helpful. He answered all my questions.
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May 21, 2022
Very respectful, kind, positiveput me at ease, cheerful. Informative. Wish he was my primary doctor.
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May 17, 2022
Great provider and clinic
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May 16, 2022
He was exceptional. I felt very at ease with him.
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May 15, 2022
Dr Stephen Charles Walker is an excellent and outstanding doctor.
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May 14, 2022
Extremely friendly very nice
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May 13, 2022
Great physician. Caring..nor rushing
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May 12, 2022
I am very satisfied
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May 10, 2022
Very pleased with how things were explained to me and showed great concern!!
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May 5, 2022
Very good
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May 5, 2022
First visit with him but he was very knowledgeable about me. I could tell he took the time to read upon my medical history that went back to 1997. Awesome doctor, the community needs more like him.
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May 2, 2022
Dr. Walker was professional in a caring manner, he was so impressive and thorough.. Absolutely adored him because he covered all the bases in a very caring manner......
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May 1, 2022
Dr. Walker was most excellent! If he was a primary care doctor I would definitely switch to him. Top flight in every respect.
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Apr 28, 2022
Very nice and caring!
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Apr 27, 2022
Dr Walker was AWESOME!!! I couldn't ask for a better doctor.
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Apr 26, 2022
Positive
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Apr 26, 2022
He was very nice, very polite, very professional and I really like him
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Apr 23, 2022
I was nervous to begin with, once he started talking and mentioned he new My Family Care Providers, I felt so relaxed and felt so comfortable with him. He explained everything to me,inference to the surgery. He Really took his time going over my meds and letting me know not to take one the BP the day of my surgery. He even wrote it down. We need more caring Dr's like him around.. Thank you for caring and doing a great job. Hope we have my Dr's like you...
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Apr 22, 2022
Extremely nice!
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Apr 19, 2022
Very good
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Apr 17, 2022
Very good and very nice person
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Apr 15, 2022
Outstanding bedside manners from the Front desk, to the Nurse to the Dr. The Nurse as I was leaving came back out to say, I am praying for a successful surgery for you. Made my day.
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Apr 14, 2022
Dr Walker was absolutely great!
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Apr 13, 2022
Took time and explain everything that will be done
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Apr 13, 2022
He was very personal and I really enjoyed my appointment with him. I would recommend him to anyone and everyone.
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Apr 10, 2022
Very good. Communicates well with patients.
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Apr 10, 2022
Very thorough
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Apr 7, 2022
Wonderful Doctor
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Apr 1, 2022
Very professional and caring
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Apr 1, 2022
Pleasant personality.Listened to my questions and concerns
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