Dr. Kent Walker, MD

Dr. Kent Walker, MD

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Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Kent Walker, MD is a dermatologist in Ottumwa, IA. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

Forefront Dermatology - Ottumwa

1005 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 210

Ottumwa, IA 52501
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Learn about Dr. Walker

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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Skin Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 98% 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.

Dr. Walker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Walker "Dr. Kent Walker is a board-certified Dermatologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. His professional areas of interest include early skin cancer detection and treatment, as well as treatments of rosacea, eczema, acne, psoriasis, warts and complex medical dermatology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walker "Forefront Dermatology is committed to providing the most innovative, leading-edge and appropriate medical dermatology solutions for healthy and beautiful skin. Whether you're suffering from an unexplained chronic skin condition, are embarrassed by acne or want a thorough skin cancer screening, we help detect problems before they become critical, physically or emotionally, and treat all diseases involving the skin, hair and nails. Our patients come to us with medical problems they can see and feel. We respect their unique reactions to these conditions, and we understand the effect they have on their lives. We address each patient with empathy, and we design personalized treatment recommendations that respect the whole person, inside and out."

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

55  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • University of Missouri
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics
    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

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Member
  • American Academy of Dermatology, Member
  • Dermatology Foundation of Iowa, Member

Dr. Walker's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walker to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Walker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been a patient of Dr. Walker's since he came to Ottumwa. He is knowledgeable and caring. He also is very generous to the community.
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