Dr. Valerie Walker, MD

Dr. Valerie Walker, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Valerie Walker, MD is a family medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED in 1978 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

7840 Natural Bridge Rd

Saint Louis, MO 63121

Contact Information

(314) 833-3546

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Walker's Experience

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Dr. Walker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Walker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Walker "Valerie Walker, MD, is a board certified family medicine physician. She graduated from Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia and completed her residency at Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Walker practices family medicine for patients 18 years of age and older. Before joining SSM Health, Dr. Walker was the medical director for Oconee Primary Care Center in Milledgeville, Georgia. Her professional affiliations include the American Medical Association, Champion Group, American Board of Family Medicine, Mound City Medical Association and Academy of Family Physicians. From 1993-1998, Dr. Walker was appointed by the late Gov. Mel Carnahan to the Missouri State Board of Healing Arts, where she held the positions of president and secretary. She also granted licenses to Missouri's 22,000 physicians as the chairwoman of the Licensure Committee. Dr. Walker is the host and executive producer of "House Calls," a medical talk show on ABC, featuring medical experts who bring informative and interesting information regarding a multitude of health care issues to the viewers. She is also the author of "131 Ways to Live 131 Years." Dr. Walker's hobbies include playing the electric bass and piano, as well as community speaking engagements."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Walker ""I believe in practicing medicine with compassion and inclusion. It is my philosophy that when patients are involved in their own care, they have the greatest opportunity to live a healthy and fulfilling life."

Valerie Walker, MD"

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Dizziness
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.

Education

  • TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Walker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walker to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Walker's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Dr. Walker accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Walker has admitting privileges

SSM Health DePaul Hospital
12303 Depaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
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