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Keith A. Walter, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

457 Ratings
51 Comments
 

Keith A. Walter, M.D.

Professor,

Clinical Interests

Cataract Surgery, Corneal and External Diseases and Surgery, Refractive Surgery, Corneal Transplantation, LASIK, Keratorefractive Surgery

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4091
Department: 336-716-4091

Email: kwalter@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., University of California-Davis, 1987
  • M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 1991
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, New Hanover Regional Med Ctr, 1992
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Emory University Hosp, 1995
  • Fellowship, Emory University Hosp, 1996

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology

NPI Number

  • 1518940220
Keith A. Walter, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

457 Ratings
51 Comments
 

Keith A. Walter, M.D.

Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Contact Information

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Academic: 336-716-4091 | Department: 336-716-4091

Email: kwalter@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Sugar A, Gal RL, Kollman C, Raghinaru D, Dontchev M, Croasdale CR, Feder RS, Holland EJ, Lass JH, Macy JI, Mannis MJ, Smith PW, Soukiasian SH, Beck RW, Chow CY, Dunn SP, Heidemann DG, MacLeod T, Price T, Belin MW, Schultze RL, Semeiks C,. Factors associated with corneal graft survival in the Cornea Donor Study. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(3):246-254.

Weber K, Walter KA, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Medical tools for facilitating keratoplasty and related methods. United States patent US 8,673,002. 2014 Mar 18. 2014;():.

Greven M, Laber P, Soker S, Walter KA, Williams JK, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Corneal endothelial scaffolds and methods of use. United States patent US 8628572. 2014 Jan 14. 2014;():.

Walter KA, Weber K, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Medical tools for facilitating deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty and related methods. United States patent US 8,470,029. 2013 June 25. 2013;():.

Foster JB, Swan KR, Vasan RA, Greven MA, Walter KA. Small-incision descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty: a comparison of small-incision tissue injector and forceps techniques. Cornea. 2012;31(1):42-47.

Cronin KM, Meyer JC, Walter KA. Phototherapeutic keratectomy for treatment of long-term dye migration after corneal tattooing [research letter]. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012;130(5):655-656.

Ray VLG, Cronin KM, Walter KA. Corneal edema after descemet membrane stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty with the use of gentian violet staining. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012;130(7):927-928.

Foster JB, Vasan R, Walter KA. Three-millimeter incision descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty using sodium hyaluronate (healon): a survey of 105 eyes. Cornea. 2011;30(2):150-153.

Choi JS, Williams JK, Greven M, Walter KA, Laber PW, Khang G, Soker S. Bioengineering endothelialized neo-corneas using donor-derived corneal endothelial cells and decellularized corneal stroma. Biomaterials. 2010;31(26):6738-6745.

Walter K, Tyler ME. Severe corneal toxicity after topical fluoroquinolone therapy: report of two cases. Cornea. 2006;25(7):855-857.

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Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Clinical Interests

Cataract Surgery, Corneal and External Diseases and Surgery, Refractive Surgery, Corneal Transplantation, LASIK, Keratorefractive Surgery
Keith A. Walter, M.D.

Keith A. Walter, M.D.

Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Request An Appointment

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Keith A. Walter, M.D.457 Ratings
51 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.1



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

6/1/2016

Nothing but excellent care and most friendly staff anywhere.

5/31/2016

I have been a patient of Dr. Walter for ten years. HE IS THE BEST!!

5/25/2016

I have recommended both my eye specialists to others.

5/16/2016

My experience as I plan to have cataract surgery is very good.

5/14/2016

The treatment of my eyes is very important to me, especially at my age, and the fact that I live alone. I feel that I was blessed when I was referred to Dr. Keith Walter for treatment on my eyes.

5/5/2016

Again, Dr. Walter inspires confidence. he is very capable and I have recommended him to several associates who have seen him for service. I sincerely appreciate what he did for me and it was worth more than the financial cost.

4/19/2016

Good.

4/19/2016

This provider is excellent. Some of the questions on this survey do not exactly apply because I go to him for EYE care only.

4/16/2016

Dr. Walter is an outstanding doctor and I would recommend him to anyone needing eye surgery.

4/14/2016

Excellent doctor, very friendly and knowledgeable of my situation.

4/14/2016

*DR WALTER IS AWESOME. I have recommended him to 2 others already.

3/23/2016

*Dr. Walter was very professional.

3/18/2016

One of the best doctors I have known.

3/15/2016

Last patient of the day. Felt that the PA took a great deal of time with me. The Doctor not as much. Felt rushed with additional question, as he had another call

3/3/2016

Good.

3/3/2016

This provider is excellent. I was extremely comfortable with him.

3/3/2016

Very thorough and friendly.

3/3/2016

So far it was all good.

2/23/2016

Great staff!!!a??

2/20/2016

I have no bad comments, only good ones. Dr. Walters is one of best, if not the very best surgeons for the eyes, I have ever had to treat, and operate on my eyes. I have complete confidencte in Dr Walters. I have seen many eye specialist over the years, and Dr. Walters is the best I was very lucky to have found such a doctor to do this type of surgery.

2/15/2016

Dr Walter and all I have had contact with are very good

2/11/2016

I have complete confidence in Dr. Walter and Dr. Clamp. They solved my my problem perfectly. I have the most respect for Dr. Walter as any one can have.

2/2/2016

Very highly recommend.

1/31/2016

Fellow and attending physician were very knowledgeable and professional.

1/23/2016

Dr. Walter and his fellows(currently Dr. Clamp) and techs are all A plus!

1/19/2016

First class.

1/15/2016

Very professional, caring, and easy to talk to - BOTH *Dr. Watter and *Dr. Clamp.

12/31/2015

Excellent.

12/15/2015

The only comment I have about my visits is that I would like to come to the Davie Center all the time. It's very nice, clean, and the staff is great.

12/10/2015

*Dr. Walter by far is the very best in his field.

11/25/2015

Have recommended my daughter & a neighbor.

11/17/2015

Great doctor. Never on time. Waits > 1 hour is the standard.

11/10/2015

i was in a hurry because I was there on my lunch -- As always they were respectful of that and made sure to see me in a timely manner. I would only leave Dr. Walter if he retired and I could see Dr. Clamp -- AWESOME TEAM!!!

11/9/2015

Very good.

11/4/2015

Good, good, good.

11/3/2015

Dr. Walter was great. He puts you at ease and is very patient.

11/1/2015

The foregoing comments attest to my extreme confidence in Dr. Walter, his staff and the institution. Thank you

10/30/2015

*Dr. Walter is always, friendly & courteous. He never makes me feel rushed.

10/27/2015

Dr. Walter has always been a caring Dr. He has always taken excellent care of me.

10/26/2015

All good.

10/5/2015

Exceptional care.

9/30/2015

Dr. Walter and Dr. Clamp are the most professional - easy to talk to attendings EVER! I would not see anyone else even if it were faster or less expensive.

9/30/2015

All good.

9/29/2015

Good experience -

9/8/2015

He could have done LASIK and taken my $$ but informed me that, in his experience, if wouldn't be happy w/the result. Thanks so much for that honesty!

8/31/2015

Very good experience.

8/22/2015

Dr. Walters is excellent and very thorough.

8/17/2015

Dr Walter is just the best all round

8/4/2015

I will not return! #1. Never saw. #10. Poor.

8/2/2015

An exceptional provider practicing A+ medicine

7/30/2015

Good clinical skills, bedside manner needs improvement.

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