Dr. William Walker, MD

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Gynecologic Surgery | Male

Lifespan Physi Grp Ob/Gyn Asso 900 Warren Ave Ste 101 East Providence, RI 02914 Get Directions
Dr. William Walker, MD
Dr. William Walker, MD is a gynecologic surgery doctor who practices in East Providence, RI. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Walker is affiliated with Rhode Island Hospital and Miriam Hospital.

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Dr. Walker's Care Philosophy

I am honored to have the opportunity to provide obstetric and gynecologic care for my patients. I believe that each patient with whom I consult is unique, with a specific set of questions and/or concerns. My goal is to provide the most evidence-based and up-to-date care options to all. "Cure sometimes, help often, comfort always."- Hippocrates

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Dr. Walker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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in Warwick, RI |
He just did my hysterectomy. Great surgeon, awesome doctor, he really listens.
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Dr. Walker's Care Philosophy

I am honored to have the opportunity to provide obstetric and gynecologic care for my patients. I believe that each patient with whom I consult is unique, with a specific set of questions and/or concerns. My goal is to provide the most evidence-based and up-to-date care options to all. "Cure sometimes, help often, comfort always."- Hippocrates

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 Gynecologic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Rhode Island not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Infertility
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Stage 4 Endometriosis
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hosp

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hosp

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Robotic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • C-Section
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • da Vinci® Hysterectomy
  • da Vinci® Myomectomy