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Dr. Peter Walker, MD

General Surgery

Dr. Peter Walker earned his medical degree at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. He finished his internship and residency in general surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, where he also completed an NIH-sponsored T32 Research Fellowship, as well as a fellowship in robotic and minimally invasive surgery. In practice since ...

Dr. Peter Walker earned his medical degree at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. He finished his internship and residency in general surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, where he also completed an NIH-sponsored T32 Research Fellowship, as well as a fellowship in robotic and minimally invasive surgery.

In practice since 2006, Dr. Walker is board certified in surgery and a fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He treats patients ages 16 and older.

Dr. Walker specializes in bariatric surgery, reflux surgery, hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, colon surgery, robotic surgery and minimally invasive surgery. His primary clinical interests are surgery of the esophagus and stomach (including surgery for reflux/heartburn, weight loss, achalasia, hiatal hernias, ulcer disease, gastrointestinal stromal tumors and gastric cancer), surgery of solid organs (spleen, adrenal glands, thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas and liver), surgery of the abdominal wall, hernia surgery (including complex abdominal wall reconstruction), colon surgery and colon cancer. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Dr. Walker utilizes minimally invasive surgery techniques, incorporating up-to-date technology to deliver quality results for his patients. He also emphasizes good communication and patient experience by taking time and care to develop rapport prior to performing complex procedures. He meets personally with patients for their follow-up clinic visits.

An assistant professor at McGovern Medical School, he has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Dr. Walker is a resident of west Houston.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 486-3950

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • General Surgery
Medical Education

St Louis University School of Medicine 2006

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

University of Texas at Houston 2014

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Houston 2013

Clinical Interests
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon Rectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Colon Rectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repairs
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
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Cities Served

Alief, Bellaire, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Stafford, Sugar Land, Thompsons

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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