Dr. Kimberly Walpert, MD

Dr. Kimberly Walpert, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
(41)
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Dr. Kimberly Walpert, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Athens, GA. She is 51 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

242 King Ave Bldg Medicalservices

Athens, GA 30606

Contact Information

(796) 475-1870

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports-Related Concussion
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Tulane University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Tennessee, Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walpert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walpert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walpert to family and friends
4.2
based on 41 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Walpert'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 (6)

in Athens, GA |
Excellent Doctor. Does not recommend surgery unless it's necessary, My wife visited another doctor first and he wanted to schedule surgery on both her upper and lower back ASAP. Dr Walpert suggested doing only the upper at this time and do physical therapy on the lower back because she felt surgery...more
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in Clayton, GA |
I Love Dr. Kimberly Walpert! Some years ago I experienced severe neck pain. I was recommended by a friend to check out Dr. Walpert. I'm so glad I did. I went to her office, she got right to work and found my problem. We scheduled surgery and it was successful. I have done well in the past years. I...more
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in Athens, GA |
Dr Walpert explained everything to me and then fixed my back. She is a pure joy to be around. Super Doctor!
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Thank you Elizabeth!
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in Clarkesville, Georgia |
Dr. Walpert performed a spinal surgery on me to correct mistakes made in two surgeries by another doctor, a triple lumbar fusion which left me with a shredded dura and in considerable pain. He had not addressed nerve damage to my colon and bladder which had left me unable to control either. Dr....more
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in Winterville |
Dr. Walpert is so sweet. You actually feel like she cares for you and not just another patient. She is taking good care of me. I would recommend her to anyone.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Walpert accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
    Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Walpert has admitting privileges

Athens Regional Medical Center
1199 Prince Ave
Athens, GA 30606
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St. Mary's Health Care System
1230 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
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