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Dr. Robert Walker, MD

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St. Luke's Clinic - Boise Orthopedic Clinic 703 S Americana Blvd Ste 120, Boise, ID 83702 Get Directions

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Robert N. Walker, MD specializes in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He provides care for many motocross professionals and amateurs, and serves as team physician for the Idaho Steelheads, Idaho Stampede, Northwest Nazarene University, Bishop Kelly High School, PBR bull riding, and PRCA rodeos. Dr. Walker earned his bachelor's degree from Rice University and his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency and fellowship in sports medicine at Vanderbilt University, and joined Boise Orthopedic Clinic in 1993.Read more

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Vanderbilt University

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Walker's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Walker

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Walker's Care Philosophy

Robert N. Walker, MD specializes in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He provides care for many motocross professionals and amateurs, and serves as team physician for the Idaho Steelheads, Idaho Stampede, Northwest Nazarene University, Bishop Kelly High School, PBR bull riding, and PRCA rodeos. Dr. Walker earned his bachelor's degree from Rice University and his medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency and fellowship in sports medicine at Vanderbilt University, and joined Boise Orthopedic Clinic in 1993.