Our expert team of fellowship-trained urogynecologists, nurse practitioners and physical therapists understand the sensitive nature of pelvic health concerns and offer a compassionate, professional approach. To provide you with the most seamless care, the team collaborates with each patient's primary care doctor and/or gynecologist to develop a comprehensive treatment plan.
Dr. Briana Walton is the Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She is recognized as an expert in robotic/minimally invasive surgery and treatment of fibroids, urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Prior to beginning the Women's Center for Pelvic Health at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Dr. Walton was the director of Benign Gynecology at Washington Hospital Center. She has also served as adjunct assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology at Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Dr. Walton received her medical degree from the University Of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She was invited to be the first fellow in the division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery at Harvard Medical School/Mount Auburn Hospital. She is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstruction. In the field of robotics, she has personally performed >300 UroGyn surgeries and developed programmatic growth around quality and safety. She is an active member of the Robotic steering committee and was designated Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Surgery in 2013.
She has been an invited guest and lecturer to numerous events both regionally, nationally and internationally. Dr. Walton has received several grants and awards, but specifically she has been acknowledged in the areas of education and leadership. She is a member of several professional organizations including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Urogynecologic Society, American Medical Association, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
She also serves by appointment on several integral hospital committees and boards. Her desire to promote patient advocacy have expanded her skill set through a monthly hospital television show, DocsTalk. She and her co-host have covered various health topics to achieve the hospital mission of living healthier together.
Internationally, she uses her clinical skills and strengths in treatment of health care disparities. She has worked in Ghana, Niger and most recently Rwanda. The program focuses on obstetrical fistula repairs but the group has developed other clinical programs to treat the victims of trauma and genocide. Currently she serves as a board member and team leader for the International Organization for Women and Development.
Dr Walton often reminds herself daily of following quote:
"I long to accomplish a great and noble task… but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker." - Helen Keller