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Robert N. Walker, MD

MD

Doctor of Medicine

St. Luke's Health Partner
St. Luke's Health Partner

These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.

Specialties


Accepting new patients
No Referral Required

Conditions & Treatments

  • Knee Cartilage Surgery
  • Knee Fractures
  • Knee Ligament Surgery
  • Meniscal And Ligament Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Instability
  • Patellofemoral Pain

Facilities & Clinics


About Robert N. Walker

Biography

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.
  • Medical School

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Residency

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Fellowship

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Board Certifications

    Orthopedic Surgery
    Sports Medicine
  • Gender

    Male
  • Languages Spoken

    English
 

Reviews for Robert N. Walker

  • These ratings and comments are collected through in-depth care experience surveys administered by Press Ganey Associates on behalf of St. Luke’s. The star ratings include surveys dating from 2018 to present. We've posted the ten most recent patient comments for your reference.

Articles & Resources

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  • Video

    Meet Dr. Walker

  • Blog Post

    St. Luke’s to Build Innovative Orthopedic Specialty Facility in Downtown Boise