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Michael Walls, M.D. was born in Huntsville, Alabama and grew up in Clear Lake City, Texas.  Dr. Walls received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Science in Bioengineering.  While at Texas A&M, Dr. Micheal Walls played on the varsity hardball team and was elected to the following honor societies: Apha Epsilon Delta (premedical), Tao Beta Phi (engineering), and Alpha Eta Beta (bioengineering).  Dr. Micheal Walls completed his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas.  There he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals including Memorial Herman Medical Center.  Dr. Walls then completed his Nephrology fellowship at Vanderbilt University in Nasville, Tennessee.  Dr. Micheal Walls is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and subspecialty of Nephrology.  Dr. Micheal Walls has co-authored a book chapter entitled "Hypertension in Chronic Renal Failure, Dialysis and Transplantation."  In the text book, Current Therapy in Nephrology and Hypertension, Dr. Micheal Wallswas an advisor for the American Board of Internal Medicine of submission and review of test questions for board certifications.

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    I was in hospital for 5 days and no one could break my 103 fever. Dr Walls instantly saw the problem and corrected it. I believe he saved my my life. He will always be my doctor.
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    Michael Walls, M.D. was born in Huntsville, Alabama and grew up in Clear Lake City, Texas.  Dr. Walls received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors of Science in Bioengineering.  While at Texas A&M, Dr. Micheal Walls played on the varsity hardball team and was elected to the following honor societies: Apha Epsilon Delta (premedical), Tao Beta Phi (engineering), and Alpha Eta Beta (bioengineering).  Dr. Micheal Walls completed his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas.  There he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals including Memorial Herman Medical Center.  Dr. Walls then completed his Nephrology fellowship at Vanderbilt University in Nasville, Tennessee.  Dr. Micheal Walls is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and subspecialty of Nephrology.  Dr. Micheal Walls has co-authored a book chapter entitled "Hypertension in Chronic Renal Failure, Dialysis and Transplantation."  In the text book, Current Therapy in Nephrology and Hypertension, Dr. Micheal Wallswas an advisor for the American Board of Internal Medicine of submission and review of test questions for board certifications.

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    •  Specializes in Nephrology
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acidosis
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Alkalosis
    • Amyloidosis
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Gout
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Stones
    • Limb Swelling
    • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Texas Medical School At Houston

      Graduated in 1993

      University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

      Graduated in 1993

    • Internship Hospital
      University Tex

      Completed in 1994

    • Residency Hospital
      Mem Hermann Hlthcare Sys
      University Tex

      Completed in 1996

      Vanderbilt University Med Center
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Vanderbilt University

      Completed in 1998

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Procedures Performed

    • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
    • Hemodialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis