Dr. Gary Walker, MD

Dr. Gary Walker, MD

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Age 66
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Dr. Gary Walker, MD is a general surgery specialist in Abilene, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1979 and specializes in general surgery.

1924 Pine St Ste 502

Abilene, TX 79601

Contact Information

(325) 670-2519

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 91% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
high
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

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45  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walker

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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A caring professional, would not hesitate to call on him again as a surgeon if needed.
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Abilene, Tx – Oct 11, 2017
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I don't like to think wrong of anyone but people should know certain things to make informed decisions about their care. I was referred to Dr. Walker due to a lump on my leg. He treated me, performing a surgical procedure to install a drain and did a biopsy even. All the while he called this lump a...Read More
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Peter in abilene, tx – Oct 01, 2017
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I had a breast biopsy this past summer and had a complication - not Dr. Walker's fault. He was awesome in that he treated me with courtsey and respect. He dealt with the complication and all is certainly well. Excellent surgeon, kind and empathetic, great staff! I'd recommend him to anyone.
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Rebecca in Clyde, TX – Sep 22, 2017
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I had a cholecystectomy performed by Dr. Walker in July 2016. He is a very honest, knowledgeable surgeon who will certainly not perform an unnecessary procedure. He is patient and was very diligent with answering any questions that I had. Most importantly, he was very explicit regarding the risks...Read More
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ictalurus29 in Abilene, TX – Jul 14, 2016
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Of all the Dr.'s I have been to, Dr. Walker is heads above anyone else. His staff, his bedside manner, his surgical skills are heads above anyone else. He makes you feel at ease and explains in detail what he is going to do and makes sure you understand. Again, by far the greatest doctor I have...Read More
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Abilene, TX – Mar 14, 2016
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