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About Dr. Herbert P Walker Jr MD

Dr. Herbert P Walker Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Vestavia, AL. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Walker is affiliated with Brookwood Baptist Medical Center. He speaks English.

Dr. Walker has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Herbert P Walker Jr is Great. Dr. Herbert P Walker Jr has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Herbert P Walker Jr is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

Location

get directions HERBERT PEYRON WALKER JR MD
3140 Cahaba Heights Rd
Vestavia, AL 35243

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Specialties

Dr. Herbert P Walker Jr has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Herbert P Walker Jr has the following 7 expertise

  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss
  • Immunization
  • Family Planning
  • Contraception
  • Influenza
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)

Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr Walker is a wonderful physician. I have been a patient for years now and have never been disappointed . He is a very caring man and is never too proud to refer you to another physician or specialist that can help you.

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Excellent Physician - Very Knowledgable

Have been a patient for over 20years, hard to believe anyone would not love Dr. Walker. He is the most thorough, compassionate, caring doctor I have ever met. His knowledge of family medicine and his relationship with other doctors must be admired -over the years every referral to a specialist could only describe as a perfect fit. Dr. Walker will always spend time answering any questions and is genuinely interested in you as a person as well as your health. .

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Love Him

I am a nurse and have worked with great, mediocre and poor doctors my entire career. Dr. Walker is super competent and compassionate. It is nearly impossible to get my mother to go to the doctor for a physical or when ill but she adores Dr. Walker. He is one of the best physicians ever.

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Absolutely the WORST Doctor Ever

My entire family has been to Dr. Walker. The men in my family liked him at first. The women never did, mostly because he only listens to anything you say if you have a Y chromosome. Even then it's iffy. I went personally to him years ago and my experience was unpleasant, I personally have not been back but my immediate family continued to go to Dr. Walker. My family does not go to the doctor except for yearly check-ups or if something is WRONG. We can't afford to go for small things. However, at Dr. Walkers office, even if you are legitimately sick, it's money wasted, bc you will probably not get a full patient assessment unless you point blank ask for one, and you will probably be treated like you are stupid, especially if you are female. Most recently, a male member of my family went in to Dr. Walker, gave him his symptoms (extreme fatigue, fever, etc.). Dr walker did not take his temperature, do a chest exam with a stethoscope, or anything of that nature, all the doctor did was test a urine sample and sent him home with instructions to "drink more water." Two weeks later, after a continuation of fever and extreme fatigue, we found out that my family member has PNEUMONIA. This was the last straw. I would not recommend anyone go to Dr. Walker. Unless you want to stay sick and waste your money.

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Wonderful Christian Physician

Dr. Walker is a compassionate, skilled physician with a wonderful bedside manner. He really listens to what your problem is and not only treats the problem but prays for you.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2016, 2017)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Walker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Medical Center East

    Residency

  • Dr. Herbert P Walker Jr Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Alabama
    • BCBS AL PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

HERBERT PEYRON WALKER JR MD, 3140 Cahaba Heights Rd, Vestavia, AL
Uploaded January 1, 2012

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