Dr. Kimberly Walpert, MD

Dr. Kimberly Walpert, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Kimberly Walpert, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Tulane University in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

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
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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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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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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22  Procedures

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.


  • 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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What People Say About Dr. Kimberly Walpert, MD
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...Read More
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Danna Wilson in Athens, GA – Feb 01, 2017
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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...Read More
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Deborah P in Clayton, GA – Oct 04, 2016
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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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Elizabeth in Athens, GA – Jun 09, 2016
Thank you Elizabeth!
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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....Read More
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Christina DeLaigle in Clarkesville, Georgia – Mar 25, 2016
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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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Misty Ogle in Winterville – Feb 17, 2016
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