Peter Walker, MD

Peter Walker, MD

Bariatric/General Surgery

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  • Education

  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston (General Surgery Residency)
    Houston, TX
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston (NIH Sponsored Research Fellowship)
    Houston, TX
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston (Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery Fellowship)
    Houston, TX
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine (Doctor of Medicine)
    St. Louis, MO
  • University of Missouri (Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering)
    Columbia, MO
  • Internship / Residency

  • University of Texas Health Science Center (General Surgery)
    Houston, TX
  • Fellowships

  • University of Texas Health Science Center (NIH Sponsored Research)
    Houston, TX
    University of Texas Health Science Center (Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery)
    Houston, TX

Peter A. Walker, MD is a member of the Health First team at Palm Bay and Viera Hospitals, with additional training in Bariatric and Reflux Surgery. Before his tenure at Health First, Dr. Walker was the Chief of Surgery at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital in Katy, TX where he also served as the Director of both Robotics and Bariatrics. During this time, he held the titles of Assistant Professor of Surgery and Associate Program Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowships at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO and his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.

Dr. Walker completed a General Surgery residency, an NIH sponsored research fellowship, and a Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has been widely published and presented multiple research and educational topics at both local and national meetings.


Practice Information

  • Board Certifications

  • American Board of General Surgery
  • Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    Fellow, American College of Surgeons
    Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
    Association for Academic Surgeons
    South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons
    Harris County Medical Society
    Texas Medical Association
    Southwestern Surgical Society
    Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Office Location

Special Focuses

  • Reflux
    Weight Loss Surgery
    Gall Bladder
    General Surgery
    Colon
  • Endocrine
    Endoscopy
    Hernia
    Nutrition

Hospital Privileges

  • Health First's Palm Bay Hospital
  • Health First's Viera Hospital

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