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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Walter, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Good. Dr. Walter has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Walter, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Walter graduated from Washington University at St. Louis, Saint Louis. He has 4 awards.

Graduate with Distinction, Stanford University; 1991
Washington University School of Medicine; 1992
Washington University School of Medicine
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Walter has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Of Dallas 
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Cleo Walter MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James C. Walter practice?
Dr. James Walter has 1 office location.
Dr. James Walter practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Plano, TX.
See Plano Orthopedic Surgeons.