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Stephen Charles Walker, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
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 Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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 - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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
FirstCare - Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
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
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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 - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Select +
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine (1986)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Health Sciences Center (Houston) (1983)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - 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 May 11, 2020, Stephen Charles Walker, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(275)
Overall: 4.9*
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May 9, 2020
Dr. Walker is the best, concerned about us, listens, offers ideas, develops the best treatment plan,
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May 9, 2020
Such a kind, caring physician, the president of the U.S. should have such a caring physician as I do.
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May 9, 2020
Dr. Walker is the epitome of what a primary care physician should be. He's personable, courteous, skilled at performing a real physical exam, shows concern and understanding and listens. He's a real asset to Baylor Scott and White.
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May 8, 2020
Took time to answer all my questions.Set up another lab the next day and another doctor's appointm
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May 6, 2020
very caring
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May 5, 2020
Dr Walker is a wonderful doctor, he cares, listens, explains in details, never in a hurry, I'm so very happy to have this wonderful man as my Physician.
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May 5, 2020
the best!
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May 5, 2020
As always, excellent
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May 2, 2020
Dr Walker is excellent. Best doctor I've ever had.
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Mar 26, 2020
very good
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Mar 24, 2020
Very helpful and courteous
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Mar 23, 2020
I've been seeing Dr. Walker for well over twenty years. I've had plenty of opportunity to change me provider if I wasn't happy with him.
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Mar 22, 2020
He is kind and caring
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Mar 20, 2020
Dr Walker was very informative and answered all of my concerns.
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Mar 20, 2020
Friendly and professional
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Mar 20, 2020
Dr. Steve Walker is an excellent physician.
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Mar 19, 2020
greatest care
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Mar 18, 2020
Dr Walker has been my primary care provider for over 30 years. I wouldn't want anyone else. We have a great rapport. He has helped me through various things in my life.
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Mar 16, 2020
Dr. Walker is the best! He's reviewed my chart and is prepared for my appt. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Mar 13, 2020
Amazing, Awesome Doctor showed concern about my Health and wellbeing I truly appreciate it.
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Mar 12, 2020
Friendly, concerned, interested, efficient, professional,
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Mar 12, 2020
great all the way all around
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Mar 11, 2020
I see Doctor Walker once a year for my General Wellness check. he is extremely personal, thoroughly covers my current health problems, and inquires for any new health problems! I am 100% thankful and confident under his care!
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Mar 10, 2020
Dr. Walker is excellent! He is very friendly and helpful. He wants to help me live as healthy as possible.
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Mar 5, 2020
I love Dr. Walker He is always very caring and attentive.
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Mar 4, 2020
Dr Walker showed real concern for my problem. He expedited what needed to be done. And I was very happy with the visit
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Mar 3, 2020
Can not Thank him enough for all the care I receive each time I see him. Dr. Stephen Walker has been my PCP for quite sometime. One of BSW finest. We need more of him !
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Mar 3, 2020
always professional always friendly always listens
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Mar 3, 2020
Dr Walker has always been an excellent Physician, knowledgeable, and friendly.
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Feb 26, 2020
have had a very busy medical history since I last saw Dr. Walker. He came in prepared knowing my hospital visits and medical changes before he entered the room. which I so appreciate. I appreciate Dr's Walker's concern/ caring/his professionalism.
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Feb 26, 2020
Dr. Walker is awesome!! He is kind, considerate, caring and helpful!!
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Feb 26, 2020
Very hard to get an appointment when even an emergency occurs. That is why I have a Primary Physician.
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Feb 26, 2020
dr walker is the best
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Feb 24, 2020
I appreciate it's
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Feb 24, 2020
I recommend Dr. Walker to anyone that is looking for an excellence primary care physician.
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Feb 15, 2020
Excellent
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Feb 14, 2020
dr Walker is the best!
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Feb 12, 2020
Walker is just the best!
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Feb 12, 2020
Dr Walker is the best.
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Feb 11, 2020
Dr Walker has been my primary for a long time. He is the best
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Feb 7, 2020
Very good
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Feb 6, 2020
Attention to detail. Considerate of patient needs.
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Feb 6, 2020
excellent
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Feb 1, 2020
excellent appointment everything went well
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Jan 28, 2020
Dr. Walker has been my PCP FOR 20 years. always accessible, always concerned and interested in you and always takes the time to listen.
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Jan 21, 2020
Attentive, knowledgeable, patient & thorough.
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Jan 18, 2020
One of the friendliest and nicest doctors I have ever seen
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Jan 16, 2020
kind gentle caring Dr
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Jan 16, 2020
Excellent Care by Dr. Walker!
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Jan 16, 2020
He listens to concerns and explains in a manner that answers those concerns.
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Jan 16, 2020
Was a nice person to deal with.
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Jan 16, 2020
He addressed my questions
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Jan 15, 2020
dr Walker is excellent to help me continue to keep my health in check. he is an asset to the Scott and White team. he has been my Dr for close to 20 years.
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Jan 15, 2020
Very professional, knowledgeable, respectful, kind, takes time to listen which is so very important, Dr. Walker is a REAL ASSET to Baylor Scott & White.
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Jan 14, 2020
He is very pleasant and I enjoy talking to him. I don't have a good basis to judge his expertise but he has credentials that make me think he is probably a good doctor.
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Jan 13, 2020
Very easy to talk to. showed concern about upcoming surgery
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Jan 13, 2020
Dr. Walker was so incredibly nice and personable. it was a very pleasant experience!!
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Jan 11, 2020
over and beyond in service and care.
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Jan 10, 2020
The care Dr Walker provides is greatly appreciated. He is concerned with total care of his patients.
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Jan 9, 2020
Great everybody friendly attending to me great place to go thank you
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Jan 7, 2020
What I needed
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Jan 7, 2020
AwesomeDr. Walker is so caring to me and my husband
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Jan 6, 2020
Dr. Walker and staff were very professional, informative, and caring.
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Jan 4, 2020
very good experience
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Dec 31, 2019
Uber friendly and kind. 2. knows his stuff3. makes you feel relaxed and comfortable 4. very easy to talk to.
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Dec 27, 2019
Excellent care
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Dec 21, 2019
very good
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Dec 20, 2019
very good
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Dec 19, 2019
Excellent
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Dec 16, 2019
excellent, caring, concerned, professional.
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Dec 14, 2019
great
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Dec 12, 2019
Dr. Walker is a star. I love him!
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Dec 12, 2019
In my personal opinion Dr Walker is probably the best doctor that I have had to ever go and see.
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Dec 12, 2019
PreOp with my Primary
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Dec 11, 2019
very good
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Dec 11, 2019
Dr. Walker is always tremendously helpful and caring.
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Dec 11, 2019
We work together.
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Dec 10, 2019
I feel well cared for by Dr. Walker and his staff.
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