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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-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
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 Access
Accepts New Patients
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 (294) for Stephen Charles Walker, MD

Overall: 4.9*
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Jan 10, 2023
He was approachable and answered all my questions.
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Jan 8, 2023
Quite courteous and respectful, easy to relate to and exchange info with, thorough approach, explained what he would be doing and it's purpose.
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Jan 7, 2023
Dr. Walker is a comforting doctor for presurgical exam and questions. Puts the patient at ease.
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Jan 6, 2023
Very good
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Jan 5, 2023
Very personable.
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Jan 5, 2023
Kind, patient, and caring.
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Dec 30, 2022
Very nice. I didn't feel rushed and he documented all of information since I am not normally treated at BSW and my history wasn't in the system.
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Dec 30, 2022
Very helpful and caring about my heat
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Dec 25, 2022
Good experience
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Dec 22, 2022
Friendly, thorough
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Dec 21, 2022
He's very thorough with asking Medical surgical history, etc
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Dec 21, 2022
Professional; pleasant
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Dec 17, 2022
Dr. Walker is very kind and thorough.
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Dec 16, 2022
Great doctor, amazing person.
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Dec 16, 2022
Very informative
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Dec 15, 2022
Dr. Walker was very pleasant and displayed kind bedside manners while discussing with me my EKG & Lab results in correlation to my upcoming procedure.
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Dec 15, 2022
I had to see Dr. Walker for pre-op physical.
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Dec 14, 2022
Very friendly and professional!
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Dec 14, 2022
2nd time to see him and he is always thorough and informative!
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Dec 14, 2022
Outstanding Doctor.Very professional And caring
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Dec 9, 2022
I have been a patient of Dr Walker for decades. Dr Walker was my Primary Physician. Dr. Walker is the finest Healthcare Professional I have ever known.
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Dec 9, 2022
Awsome
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Dec 8, 2022
Easy yo understand what he is saying
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Dec 7, 2022
He was very nice and made me feel very comfortable.
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Dec 7, 2022
Dr.Walker is the Best! Very professional and friendly.
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Dec 3, 2022
Doctor was thorough, courteous and competent.
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Dec 3, 2022
Dr Walker is an excellent physician, he should be cloned and sent to all clinical department. BSW take care of him he is a valuable asset to your organization
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Dec 1, 2022
Explained everything in detail about current meds and upcoming surgery.
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Dec 1, 2022
Very kind and personable. Answered all my questions.
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Nov 26, 2022
Very professional Dr
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Nov 23, 2022
I have never received a more thorough exam. He was compassionate with a huge sense of humor which my husband and I appreciated.
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Nov 22, 2022
Dr. Walker was a very nice man. He made the visit very comfortable.
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Nov 22, 2022
He was very thorough and friendly.
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Nov 20, 2022
Great Dr.
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Nov 19, 2022
Calm, caring, and thoughtful
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Nov 18, 2022
Nice and friendly Dr.,
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Nov 18, 2022
He explained everything. He was pleasant and and very kind.
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Nov 17, 2022
He was very helpful, kind, and efficient.
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Nov 13, 2022
Very professional, explained everything in detail, and was one of the best doctor appointments I have ever experienced.
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Nov 12, 2022
Very professional and polite. Took great care of our daughter.
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Nov 11, 2022
Very personable and professional
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Nov 11, 2022
Dr. Walker is an excellent physician. He makes you feel relaxed and neighborly.
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Nov 10, 2022
Very professional with a human touch. Dr. Walker showed genuine caring in his approach to all the questions.
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Nov 9, 2022
They were on time
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Nov 8, 2022
Dr Walker was very professional and explained what his evaluation concerned, allowing me to have the hip surgery.
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Nov 8, 2022
Respectful, explains what needs to be done so I can understand
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Nov 5, 2022
Great experience, very professional
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Nov 4, 2022
Very professional and friendly.
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Nov 4, 2022
Very attentive, honest snd mist if all listened.
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Nov 3, 2022
Very caring and very easy to talk to.
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Nov 2, 2022
Very thorough and personable
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Nov 2, 2022
Very informative and relatable. Felt that he was interested and sincere.
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Oct 27, 2022
He was patient and kind, yet thorough.
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Oct 25, 2022
What a very nice person and willing to answer questions.
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Oct 24, 2022
He is very thorough and helpful, answered all my questions.
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Oct 20, 2022
Dr. Walker was great. He was kind. Caring, and informative.
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Oct 20, 2022
Dr Walker was very kind and professional
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Oct 19, 2022
Dr Walker was very easy to talk to and explained things very well in relation to prep for surgery.
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Oct 17, 2022
Good
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Oct 14, 2022
He was very informative and told me what he was doing and also was very personable
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Oct 14, 2022
Excelent! Thanks
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Oct 13, 2022
Dr. Walker gave me a thorough exam and made sure I understood which meds to hold before my surgery. He was very competent and treated me cordially.
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Oct 13, 2022
Dr Walker was very through and took time to answer all my questions
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Oct 11, 2022
Very professional, cordial and informative.
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Oct 8, 2022
Great doctor
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Oct 7, 2022
Provider was organized and clear in assessment and instructions given to me preoperatively
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Oct 7, 2022
Excellent
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Oct 6, 2022
Very friendly and easy to understand.
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Oct 4, 2022
Nice guy. Don't like his options
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Oct 2, 2022
He was a great doctor and very easy to talk to
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Oct 1, 2022
Seemed like he really cared and took time to talk to me
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Oct 1, 2022
Efficient, curteous
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Sep 29, 2022
Very nice and thorough
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Sep 29, 2022
He explained so that you understood.
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Sep 29, 2022
Excellent care
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Sep 29, 2022
An excellent provider!
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Sep 27, 2022
Thorough and polite
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Sep 26, 2022
Very nice
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Sep 23, 2022
Well pleased with the doctor and staff
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Sep 23, 2022
He was Soo nice and understanding
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Sep 23, 2022
Thorough and caring.
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Sep 22, 2022
Dr Walker was very open and thorough with my presurgical evaluation. I appreciated it.
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Sep 17, 2022
Very friendly
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Sep 16, 2022
Used to be my PCP. Was very sad to see him step into another role. He was, without a doubt, the most attentive, caring, and capable providers I've experienced at BSW. So good to see him.
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Sep 15, 2022
Very kind and explained everything in detail.
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Sep 15, 2022
Great
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Sep 14, 2022
Very knowledgeable, professional, and personable
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Sep 14, 2022
He is always friendly, efficient, and up to date, and worked me in to his already full schedule so I could get my procedure done today.
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Sep 14, 2022
Dr Walker was my primary care for years and I miss having him as my regular Dr. It was great seeing him again! He's still the caring physician he always was. It was a very comfortable visit.
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Sep 13, 2022
Dr. Walker was polite and friendly and very thorough and helpful.
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Sep 13, 2022
Very friendly and informative
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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
It was Great....
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Sep 8, 2022
Very concern and nice
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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 very friendly and a good listener.
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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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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
Very personable
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Aug 25, 2022
He is fun spirited
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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 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
He was very polite, explained things well, and easy to understand.
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Aug 18, 2022
Good care
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Aug 18, 2022
Made me feel at ease about procedure coming up.
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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
Easy to work with, listen to your concerns and explain it with patience.
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Aug 14, 2022
Very pleasant and very knowledgeable
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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
He was caring and funny
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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 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
Was very satisfied with the doctor and my visit.
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Aug 3, 2022
Very knowledgeable and understanding.
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