Robert N. Walker, MD is an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. His surgical practice is limited to the treatment of disorders and injuries of the knee, with particular interests in ligament injury/reconstruction, meniscal injury, and patellofemoral disorders. He especially enjoys helping aging athletes continue to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
Dr. Walker currently serves as the medical director for orthopedics at St. Luke's. He has been the head team physician for the Idaho Steelheads hockey team for more than 20 years and is a team physician for the Justin Rodeo Sports Medicine Team. He previously served as a team physician for the Idaho Stampede basketball team, Northwest Nazarene University, Bishop Kelly High School, Nampa High School, and the Boise Burn and Idaho Stallions professional football teams.
Dr. Walker completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Vanderbilt University, and remained at Vanderbilt for his sports medicine fellowship as one of the first two sports medicine fellows in that program.
When he's not working, Dr. Walker spends time with his family at their farm outside of Boise. He enjoys working on the farm, exercise, photography, and upland bird hunting.