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Dr. Chad Walker, DO

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 39

Dr. Walker

Dr. Chad Walker, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Scranton, PA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005 and specializes in rheumatology, autoimmune diseases, and more.


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(570) 961-3823

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Dr. Walker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Tumidus Lupus Erythematosus
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Arthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Walker's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arteritis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Bacterial Disease
  • Arthropathy Associated With Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Arthropathy Associated With Viral Disease
  • Arthropathy in Behcet's Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Vasculitis
  • Biological Therapy
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphocytic Vasculitis
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Monoarthropathy
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyarteritis
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Post-Infectious Reactive Arthropathy
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma, Diffuse
  • Scleroderma, Linear
  • Scleroderma, Systemic
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Primary
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Secondary
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Transient Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Tumidus Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • X-Ray

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a rheumatologist, I am focused on improving my patients' quality of life. Autoimmune diseases can cause numerous complications. My aim is to work together with patients to screen, identify and treat these issues as effectively as possible.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

2012
Geisenger Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Scranton-Temple Res
Residency Hospital
2006
Doctors Hospital Ohio Health
Internship Hospital
2005
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2001
University Of Scranton
Undergraduate School
2012
2009
2006
2005
2001

Awards

Dr. Walker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walker

4.3

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
80%
(16)
4 Stars
5%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
15%
(3)

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I came to dr walker because I’m dealing with a rare immune disease . Most drs have been unfamiliar with my disease but he knew more about my disease
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