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Dr. Nancy Walker, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 51

Dr. Walker

Dr. Nancy Walker, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Reading, PA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Mc Master Univ Sch Of Med in 1998 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(610) 375-4251

Dr. Walker accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Geisinger Health Plan
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthPartners
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Classic Blue
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
Medicaid
Medico
MVP Health Care
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
Universal American

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Dr. Walker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Limb Pain more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) more than 99% of her peers

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

Dr. Walker's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Injection of Tendon
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

There has never been a more exciting time to be a Rheumatologist! Our profession has made tremendous advances in the diagnosis and management of inflammation and autoimmune diseases.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2004
University of Mass Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University of Massachusetts
2000
Brown University Program
Residency Hospital
1999
Beth Isreal Hosp/harvard
Internship Hospital
1998
Mc Master Univ Sch Of Med
Medical School
1992
McMaster Univ
Undergraduate School
2004
2003
2000
1999
1998
1992

Awards

Dr. Walker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Walker

4.6

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I have been seeing Dr Walker for about 8 years now. She is very professional and compassionate. Although the rules about opiate medications has become restrictive she is very kind in handling these changes. I would recommend her to anyone seeking a Rheumatologist. Superb Doctor
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I would highly recommend Dr Walker to anyone. She is very kind and takes time to make sure you leave with everything you need. I never feel rushed in their office
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Best doctor I have ever been to. Always courteous & kind. Takes her time to understand what's wrong. Very down to earth & caring. Love her!
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Reading Hospital

West Reading, PA