Dr. Calvin Walker, MD

Dr. Calvin Walker, MD

Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Calvin Walker, MD is an adult & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Monroe, LA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1979 and specializes in adult & adolescent psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and more.

433 Bayou Oaks Dr

Monroe, LA 71203

Contact Information

(318) 323-0700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Walker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Group Psychotherapy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Walker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walker "A hope box is one of the projects Dr Calvin Walker has his patients put together. The hope box is for when you get down, upset and feel alone with no hope. The items in the box are important to the person who put it together. Dr Walker has empty boxes that are waiting to be filled in his office."

3  Specialties

  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

64  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depersonalization Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Personality Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
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7  Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Clarian Indiana University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Indiana University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Texas Southwestern, Dallas
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Tx Sw Med Center Affil Hsps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walker's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walker to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Walker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Walker misdiagnosed my wife as bi-polar. He then prescribed multiple drugs that caused her to have a series of psychotic breaks. Even after being told what was happening, he insisted that his diagnosis was correct. She now sees a different psychologist and is being successfully treated for...more
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Completely incompetent, Warning do not use this Dr. he has no concern for the wellbeing of new patients. I was looking for simple continuity of care and this dR would not prescribe any of the medications I have taken for 7-10 years, in so doing leaving me in a place where i would run out of my...more
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Dr Walker is kind and compassionate to his patients.He is excellent with medication management.Very knowledgeable.
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