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Dr. James Walker Jr, MD

Critical Care Medicine •  Male • Age 46

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Dr. Walker Jr

Mid-South Pulmonary Specialists

5050 Poplar Ave Ste 800 Memphis, TN 38157
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(901) 276-2662

Dr. James Walker Jr, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 2002 and specializes in critical care medicine and pulmonary disease.

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Dr. Walker Jr accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Dr. Walker Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Disorders
  • Acute Lung Injuries
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Respiratory Diseases
  • Acute Silicosis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
  • Airway Disorders
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Alkalosis
  • Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Asbestosis
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Pregnancy
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Birt-Hogg-Dube Syndrome
  • Blastomycosis
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchial Adenoma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans With Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans With Organizing Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bullous Lung Disease
  • Carcinoid Tumor
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Bronchitis-Like Cough
  • Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases
  • Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Congenital Lobar Emphysema
  • Conscious Sedation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage
  • Embolism
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Farmer's Lung
  • Fibrosing Alveolitis
  • Fibrosing Mediastinitis Idiopathic
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemosiderosis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Hypoxemia
  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax
  • Idiopathic Diffuse Interstitial Fibrosis
  • Idiopathic Dilatation of the Pulmonary Artery
  • Idiopathic Eosinophilic Chronic Pneumopathy
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hemosiderosis
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Laryngeal Spasm
  • Laryngitis
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Granuloma
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lymphangiomyomatosis
  • Malignant Mesothelioma
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome
  • Mycobacterial Diseases
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Percutaneous Transthoracic Needle Aspiration
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Peripheral Arterial Puncture
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Sequestration
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Right Heart Catheterization (Swan-Ganz)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirometry
  • Swan-Ganz Interpretation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Williams-Campbell Syndrome

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Not able to diagnose the problem
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Untrustworthy, two- faced, deceiving person.
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Became offened when I question his judgement
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Does NOT really listen to a patient's concerns
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Numerous attempts to diagnosis a sever cough by physicians and specialist resulted in their mutual COPD finding. Several atomized inhaler and rescue inhalers were percribed, unfortunately without any symptom relief. Dr. Walke's single visit correctly identified my problem, ( YEY,NOT as COPD). He prescribed a very simple,once per day, nasal inhaler to replace all 8 of my daily previous nebuluzer and rescue inhaling procedures thereby my 1st restful night in months. I trust this talented physican
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About Me

Care Philosophy

My philosophy in practice is to provide efficient and accurate diagnosis and treatment of a variety of respiratory disorders. I also take special care to explain the diseases and treatments in terms that the patient can easily understand.


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications


Lsu Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
Earl K Long Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Lsu Hlth Scis Ctr
Internship Hospital
University Of Mississippi
Medical School
University Of Mississippi
Undergraduate School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2005

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74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average