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John Walker

John Walker, MD, FACS UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Surgery - General
    Surgery - Colon and Rectal
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health General Surgery, UHC Galveston
    UTMB Health General Surgery, League City Campus
    • 2280 Gulf Freeway South
      2nd Floor
      League City, TX 77573
    • Phone: (832) 505-4000
    • Fax: (832) 505-4040
    UTMB Health General Surgery, Angleton
    • 146 East Hospital Drive
      Suite 102
      Angleton, TX 77515
    • Phone: (979) 848-9111
    • Fax: (979) 849-1806
  • Dr. J. Patrick Walker is a Professor in the MIS/Foregut Surgery Division in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. Dr. Walker holds the James C. Thompson, MD, Distinguished Chair in Surgery, is Vice Chair for Surgical Operations and is Surgical Director of Perioperative Services.

    He completed his internship and residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch where he became Chief Resident. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology and his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Walker earned his MD at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

    Dr. Walker is a member of the Southern Surgical Association, the Texas Surgical Society, the Texas Medical Association, and the American College of Surgeons. He is a past Director of the American Board of Surgery and a current Governor of the American College of Surgeons. He has been honored with the Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumni Award at the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Arthur Ellenberger Award from the American College of Surgeons.

    Dr. Walker's special interests include surgical education, rural/community surgery, endoscopy, acute care surgery, evaluation of abdominal complaints, gall bladder disease, hernias, colorectal surgery and complex surgical problems.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, Texas, MD, 1981


    General Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, Texas, 1986

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