Dr. Lawrence Walker, MD

OrthopedicsMaleAge 69

Dr. Walker
Accepting new patients
29099 Hospital Rd # 112 Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352

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(909) 336-3694

Dr. Lawrence Walker, MD is a Orthopedic Specialist in Lake Arrowhead, CA and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mountains Community Hospital and St. Bernardine Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Walker to book an appointment.

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Dr. Walker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Joint Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Osteoarthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Osteoarthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain

Dr. Walker's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Myositis Ossificans
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fracture

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Choice Plus POS II
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Dr. Walker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walker

4.1

Based on 40 ratings

5 Stars
70%
(28)
4 Stars
5%
(2)
3 Stars
7.5%
(3)
2 Stars
2.5%
(1)
1 Star
15%
(6)
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (33)
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (33)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (32)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (23)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (9)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (7)
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Waited 2 hours, he never appeared
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Apr 27, 2019
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Great physician. Explains procedures and processs well. Cares about his patients and families. Has a great sense of humor
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Excellent Dr! He’s the best ! Live in New Mexico, travel to California just to have him as my provider !
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Jess Contreras in Edgewood, NM – Dec 23, 2018
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Very good
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Female 69 years of age in Lake arrowhead , CA – Dec 22, 2018
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Dr. Walker has been my Ortho Dr.. for 5years very good Dr
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Delia Cardenas in San Bernardino, CA – Dec 07, 2018
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I have been under Dr Walker for 4 surgeries and have found him to be highly competent and kind.
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Crestline, CA – Dec 07, 2018
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Thanks for your surgical work and wonderful Bedside manner !
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Ralph Vega in Rancho Cucamonga , CA – Nov 09, 2018
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Receptionist unprofessional and rude and arrogant. Four hour waits for over bookings. Poor attention to detail inaccurate medical information input into system including allergy to medications. Never would recommend!!!!
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Edie Pavusa in Lake Arrowhead. Ca – Nov 30, 2016
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I love dr walker but I spent utmost two hours sitting in exM room. I showed up on time. What is the issue? I also waited three months for this appointment. Or I would leave. I am on a lunch break from work. This is costing me money too
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About Me

Care Philosophy

The mission of Arrowhead Orthopaedics is to be the premier provider for musculoskeletal services in the Inland Empire. Meeting the needs of our patients...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Eastern Va Grad Med Sch
Internship Hospital
1988
Dwight Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Medical School
1974
University of Virginia
Undergraduate School
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Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

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What are Dr. Lawrence Walker, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Walker frequently treats Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis, and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Walker treats.

Where is Dr. Lawrence Walker, MD's office located?

Dr. Walker's office is located at 29099 Hospital Rd # 112, Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

29099 Hospital Rd # 112 Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352
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Arrowhead Orthopedics

Arrowhead Orthopedics2131 Elks Dr Ste 200 San Bernardino, CA 92404
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Walker is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Mountains Community Hospital

Lake Arrowhead, CA

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

St. Bernardine Medical Center

San Bernardino, CA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received