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Stephen Charles Walker, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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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 Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Humana - National POS
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
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 - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
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
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Health Sciences Center (Houston) (1983)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine (1986)
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(302)
Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 13, 2020
showed genuine care and concern. very personable.
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Sep 12, 2020
Dr. Walker embodies what a physician should be. Caring, honest, direct, friendly and never too busy to help a patient. He's a true asset to Baylor Scott and White.
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Sep 11, 2020
dr Walker is outstanding and attends bro all me medical needs with upmost professionalism and concern for my well being.
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Sep 11, 2020
Dr. Walker is is very efficient and the best primary care Physician I've ever had. I would recommend hI'm to anyone.
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Sep 10, 2020
Have been seeing Dr. Walker for several years, now. Consistently, I receive the best and most satisfactory care, even though I'm healthy, and see him primarily for routine physicals and labs.
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Sep 10, 2020
dr walker is kind and compassionate. he uses the electronic health record to share data and document while making me as a patientfeel completely engaged in the encounter.
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Sep 10, 2020
Very patient & listens to my numerous concerns w/solutions & recommendations that are easy to understand. So Comforting ! I can honestly say, he truly Cares for my well being.
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Sep 9, 2020
Doctor Walker is wonderful he's such a caring and understanding doctor okay why do you think self immediately wants to help you with any problems that you have any referrals that you need and he's just great I just love him
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Sep 5, 2020
very good at Communicating . putting you at ease
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Sep 4, 2020
Listened to concerns and addressed everything plus more. Great doctor.
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Sep 4, 2020
Dr . Walker is an exceptional care giver. He listens to his patients and does his homework before the appointment. He really understands my medical history and provides expert advise for my continued good health.
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Sep 4, 2020
Great caring Doc
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Sep 2, 2020
Dr. Walker is always attentive to my needs. He takes the time to listen to my concerns. he has been my PCP for about 30 years. I feel so fortunate he's my physician
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Sep 2, 2020
great
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Sep 2, 2020
great
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Sep 1, 2020
Dr. Walker is an outstanding physician. Excellent communicator.
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Aug 31, 2020
Very good. Very thorough; Dr. Walker always shows a lot of care and concern.
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Aug 30, 2020
Dr. Walker has aways been caring, friendly and professional. I was with him probably 20 minutes which is fine. This visit from arrival to leaving took one and half hour, which I believe was too much time.
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Aug 30, 2020
Satisfied
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Aug 29, 2020
Great Doctor and Staff
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Aug 29, 2020
Dr. Walker MD was very nice and he took time and went over everything and explained everything so that I would understand all about my surgery.
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Aug 28, 2020
Easy to talk with and gives good advise.
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Aug 28, 2020
excellent job. Took time to answer my questions
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Aug 28, 2020
Dr. Walker is the consummate profession and truly interested in his patients health and care. He should be used as an example for how all physicians treat their patients.
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Aug 28, 2020
DR. WALKER IS AN AWESOME DOCTOR AND WONDERFUL PERSON.
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Aug 27, 2020
really like dr walker
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Aug 27, 2020
Very satisfied
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Aug 27, 2020
Dr Walker is first class and an excellent physician.
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Aug 25, 2020
very friendly and listens to what you have to say. explains things in a manner you can understand. the best I have ever had!
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Aug 22, 2020
good
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Aug 22, 2020
Dr. Walker has been my primary care physician since he finished his residency at S&W. He is simply the best.
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Aug 21, 2020
I'm very pleased with my visits.
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Aug 19, 2020
excellent professional care
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Aug 19, 2020
Dr. Walker is the best.
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Aug 19, 2020
Extremely knowledgeable, caring and kind.
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Aug 17, 2020
Dr. Walker has been my primary care provider for many years; I have the utmost respect and confidence in his care.
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Aug 15, 2020
Very Good
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Aug 14, 2020
Steve Walker and the nurse who cared for me are the best I've ever seen.
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Aug 13, 2020
Professional, knowledgeable, and caring for the patient.
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Aug 13, 2020
family doctor for many years for me, my wife, and granddaughter. we all love him
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Aug 13, 2020
very caring and does not make you feel he's in a rush. very top notch doctor!
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Aug 13, 2020
Dr Walker and his staff is excellent. My husband and I Drive 2 hours one way for your excellent health care and quality of Drs. you employee. They all seem to genuinely care about the health care of their patients.
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Aug 11, 2020
Very thorough, very friendly, very knowledgable
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Aug 11, 2020
excellent and professional
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Aug 10, 2020
Super Doc.
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Aug 9, 2020
Dr Walker listens and provides clear explanations. He displays caring for the person in front of him. I trust him to do what is in my best interest.
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Aug 5, 2020
Always excellent.
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Jul 31, 2020
Professional, understanding, caring . Compassionate counselor in my loss of wife.
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Jul 30, 2020
Knowledgeable, caring, professional, an all around excellent doctor.
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Jul 29, 2020
as always DR walker is awesome. always is patient and explains anything i ask
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Jul 29, 2020
Dr Walker is compassionate, knowledgeable and creative. we could problem solve together and I am so appreciative of him.
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Jul 28, 2020
APPRECIATE DR. WALKER
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Jul 24, 2020
HOPE HE STICKS AROUND A GOOD NUMBER OF YEARS
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Jul 24, 2020
very pleasant visit, was very impressed with My Dr. and other people involved. Thanks a big bunch!
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Jul 23, 2020
Walker is the man
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Jul 20, 2020
very friendly
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Jul 18, 2020
very good
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Jul 18, 2020
very informative and helpful on a wide range of health topics.
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Jul 18, 2020
Dr. Walker was professional and explained my up coming procedure in common language that I could understand. I appreciated Dr. Walker speaking in terms I could understand and making me feel comfortable.
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Jul 18, 2020
I appreciate Dr Walker's attention to detail in both his demeanor and in his explanations to questions asked. i feel listened to.
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Jul 18, 2020
was a nice and understanding person to deal with.
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Jul 17, 2020
Dr. Walker is a very patient oriented caregiver and he makes you feel comfortable about sharing your concerns about your health.
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Jul 17, 2020
Very friendly, informative, concerned
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Jul 16, 2020
Very caring and compassionate provider.
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Jul 16, 2020
Great visit with a professional, kind, special friend and doctor!!!
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Jul 16, 2020
I am along time primary patient of Dr. Walker. He is always kind, friendly, thorough, and caring.
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Jul 16, 2020
Very friendly very detailed Explained everything and answered all my questions. Very concerned about my health
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Jul 15, 2020
Thanks
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Jul 15, 2020
very good
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Jul 8, 2020
Dr. Stephen Walker was an excellent care provider. He cares for his patients, a really outstanding Professional manner. I would Recommend Dr. Stephen Walker to anyone!
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Jul 8, 2020
Professionalism unsurpassed. Caring and attentive from the time of check in to the final word.
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Jul 7, 2020
Dr. Walker has always taken good care of us,shown respect and concern of our problems . i trust what I am told about a problem and how we treat it.
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Jul 2, 2020
Doctor Walker is a great partner in maximizing my health and well-being.
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Jul 1, 2020
no problems
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Jun 30, 2020
Dr Walker and I have known each other for. many years he is my mother in law's Dr also he is a great guy and a great Doctot
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Jun 30, 2020
Great!!
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Jun 30, 2020
very good
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Jun 30, 2020
love going to Dr Walker and Baylor Scott & White. Travel many miles to do so
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Jun 28, 2020
Dr Walker is an amazing doctor , you know and feel his sincere emotions and concerns for you.With his awesome talent of remembering and after seeing hundreds of patients after you for a long period of time he can always tell you about a personal experience of yours. May God continue to bless and give him strength to endure and serve others.
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Jun 27, 2020
dr Walker does a great job with my care.
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Jun 25, 2020
Dr Walker is the best!
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Jun 24, 2020
As always Dr Walker and his staff are wonderful
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Jun 24, 2020
Physician answered and explored any questions that I presented to him, in order to give me his opinion on direction of further care.
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Jun 23, 2020
he is a great person and doctor
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Jun 23, 2020
Excellent attention to detail.
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Jun 19, 2020
Dr. Stephen Walker is a highly professional health provider and always exhibits a caring attitude. While he works in a corporate environment, his care seems to be that of a family oriented physician.
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Jun 19, 2020
Have been seeing Dr. Walker for years and will continue to as long as he is in practice. He and his staff are always friendly and welcoming.
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Jun 19, 2020
I always am taken care of.
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Jun 17, 2020
Dr. Walker is just the best!
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Jun 16, 2020
very good
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Jun 13, 2020
very considerate
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Jun 12, 2020
I think Dr. Walker is best among the best
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Jun 6, 2020
doctor Walker is a very very good doctor I highly recommend him for a doctor
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Jun 5, 2020
Very pleased in receiving excellent care
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Jun 4, 2020
he listen to everything I said and my concerns. He explained everything and covered any and all my questions
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Jun 4, 2020
Dr Walker has been my primary care provider for over 35 years!I treasure his friendship and trust in knowing I am receiving the best health care possible!
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Jun 4, 2020
Extremely professional but still friendly. Caring. Very knowledgeable
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Jun 4, 2020
one of the best care providers in service!
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Jun 1, 2020
Dr. Walker is the utmost professional and cares about my needs with my health first. A pleasure to have him as my doctor.
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Jun 1, 2020
Seemed to be in somewhat of a hurry. Probably because he was running late on his visits.
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May 31, 2020
Always listens, cares for patients opinion,takes time. Very thorough,
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May 31, 2020
Dr. Walker always shows deep concern for my problems and is quick and efficient in how he solves medical issues I am experiencing. We've been together for almost 30 years and he has never changed his caring and concerned attitude toward my health. He's not only my physician, he's a colleague and friend!
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May 31, 2020
Dr. Walker is amazing. When he retires, Scott and white will be losing their best physician.
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May 30, 2020
Caring and personable.
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May 28, 2020
best care possible.
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May 27, 2020
Dr. Walker has always been kind and courteous and showed genuine concern for my well being.
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May 24, 2020
He always explains things and lets me ask questions.
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May 23, 2020
Dr. Walker continues to be my choice for medical provider. Professional, caring, knowledgeable, easy to communicate with, and I trust him with my healthcare.
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May 20, 2020
Very good, as always.
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May 20, 2020
top notch!
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May 20, 2020
Dr Walker is a very professional and caring doctor. He listens to me and he is very concern that I get the best that can be given.
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May 19, 2020
Dr Walker is an exceptional primary care physician.
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May 17, 2020
Dr. Walker is very knowledgeable, caring and professional and I am very thankful to have him as my doctor.
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May 15, 2020
Dr Walker is consistently awesome
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May 15, 2020
Dr Walker is amazing. He listens attentively and asks me clarifying questions. Dr Walker is positive and upbeat.
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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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