Roger Walker

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    Dr. Roger A. Walker is a Board-Eligible Orthopedic surgeon. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Atlantic University (FAU) College of Engineering. He was a member of the Varsity FAU baseball team and was selected in the Major League baseball draft. While practicing as a professional engineer, he obtained a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from FAU. He then pursued his medical degree at Nova Southeastern University. His orthopedic surgery training was performed at the level one trauma center, Broward Health Medical Center, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He continued his training at Orlando Health Medical Center, completing a fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine.

    Contact information

    mail: ortho@tohmc.com

    telephone: 407-735-2184

    Roger Walker

    Dr. Walker specializes in shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee injuries. Taking a holistic approach to the patient, the goal of his practice is to develop a targeted patient-specific treatment plan for their injury. He promotes patient education and understanding of their injury and rehabilitation. A targeted non-operative plan gets most patients back to health. However, some patients require additional interventions. He is fellowship-trained in orthopedic surgery sports medicine, utilizing minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical procedures. These procedures implement advanced techniques to preserve cartilage, reconstruct ligaments, and repair tendons to preserve native joint longevity and performance.

    Dr. Walker practices General Orthopedic Surgery encompassing the following:

    • Adult & Adolescent Care
    • Outpatient and Inpatient (Hospitalized) Care
    • Fracture management in the Upper and Lower Extremities
    • Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee, and Ankle Pain: Non-Operative and Operative Management
    • Joint Replacement (Arthroplasty) of the Hip and Knee
    • Arthroscopy of the Shoulder, Hip, and Knee
    • Neck and Back Pain: Non-Operative Management
    • Team Coverage

    Dr. Walker promotes patient education and understanding of their injury and rehabilitation. After arriving at a specific diagnosis, he will generally resort to surgery when all other treatment methods have been exhausted or ruled out.

     

    Office locations

    • Orlando Offices

    Education

    • Orthopedic Surgery Sports Fellowship, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, FL 2017-2018
    •  Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Broward Health Medical Center, Level I Trauma Center, ACGME Accredited, Ft Lauderdale, FL 2012-2017
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern Collage of Osteopathic Medicine, Davie, FL 2008-2012
    • Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 1999-2000
    • Ocean Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 1994-1997

    Professional Boards and Certifications

    • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Status: Board Eligible
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Advance Cardiac Life Support
    • Basic Life Support

    Extracurricular Orthopedic Education

     

    • Sports Medicine Fellowship Forum (Arthrex), Naples, FL, 2018 (May)
    • AOAO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 2017 (October)
    • Level III Knee Arthroscopy Course (Arthrex), Naples, FL  2017 (August)
    • AOSSM Fellows Course, Rosemont, IL 2017 (July)
    • AO North American Advanced Fracture Fixation Course, Orlando, FL 2016 (September)
    • AOAO Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO  2015 (October)
    • AOFAS Resident Review Course, Rosemont, IL 2015 (October)
    • William F. Enneking Musculoskeletal Pathology Seminar, Gainesville, FL 2015 (April)
    •  Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy Course (Biomet), Tampa, FL 2014 (September)
    • AO North America Basic Fracture Fixation Course, San Francisco, CA 2013 (September)  

    Professional Membership

    • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
    • America Osteopathic Association
    • Candidate Member in the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine 

     

    Awards

    • Resident of the Year, Broward Health Medical Center, 2017
    • Second Place, AOAO Annual Meeting Scientific Paper Award, 2017
    • Chief Orthopedic Resident, Broward Health Medical Center, 2016-2017
    • First Place, Broward Health Medical Center Resident Research Competition 2014

     

     

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