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Dr. William Walker, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Walker

Tennova Cardiothoracic Surgeons

900 E Oak Hill Ave Ste 500 Knoxville, TN 37917

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Dr. William Walker, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiovascular surgery.


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(865) 647-3350

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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Walker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Walker performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Heart Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker performs Heart Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Walker performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walker treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Walker treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Walker's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Walker, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and cardiovascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1988
University Tenn
Residency Hospital
1986
University Tennessee
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1986
1981

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