Dr. John Walker, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, reconstructive orthopedic surgery, and more.


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Kansas City Bone and Joint Clinic

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Dr. Walker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Elbow Injuries
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Elbow Injuries more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Shoulder Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Shoulder Disorders more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Walker's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lupus
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

About Me

Biography

I became a part of Kansas City Bone & Joint Clinic in August of 2008. I have always been attracted to orthopedics and upper extremity problems in particular. There's something satisfying about the approach of taking someone who's active, has an i...

Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2008
Hand Surgery Associates Of Indiana
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2006
Ganga Microsurgery Institute
Internship Hospital
2002
Washington University School of Medicine
Medical School
1998
pittsburg state university
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2006
2002
1998

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Always upbeat and thorough. When I broke my shoulder he encouraged me and made sure that my shoulder healed and I was able to perform all tasks that o could do before fracture
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I had right thumb joint replacement surgery. This is the only surgery that I have ever had that did not hurt at all or itch when the cast was on. I am planning on having him do my left thumb this October.
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I fell, broke the bones in my forearm in 5 places, and twisted them. At the time of my surgery, I had never heard of Dr. Walker, had no idea if he was highly rated or not. Now, 7 weeks after my surgery, I know how lucky I was to get him. My bones have healed, with the help of 5 metal plates and many spikes. The pain is almost zero, I can extend my arm almost straight down and bend my arm up from the elbow about 120 degrees. I am amazed at how well the healing has gone. Thank you, Doctor!
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Dr. Walker is highly skilled but very personable and down to earth. I found him to be gentle, caring and attentive, and I'm well satisfied with the treatment and encouragement he gave me through a scary process. He's one of those people who exudes calm, exactly what you want in a surgeon.
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Dr. Walker is an amazing Doctor! I had a SUPER frozen shoulder, a torn rotator cuff and two tears in my labrum. I had indescribable pain. Dr. Walker knew right off that surgery was my only option. I could not lift my arm AT ALL, but now I have 95 percent rotation of my arm/shoulder 3 months post surgery. I am so grateful to him for his care, knowledge and physical therapy suggested treatments. Physical therapy is a lot of work, but so well worth it to have movement in my arm again. Thank you:)
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I have seen and been treated by a lot of surgeons in my time and this guy was absolutely the worst of the bunch. Rarely on time, no bedside manner at all, no follow up after procedures at his office or after surgery, wasn't interested in listening to how the injury happened, or how things had gotten worse after the surgery, and did not read notes his assistants typed. Would never recommend this guy to anyone.
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