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

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4.7 out of 5

480 Ratings
52 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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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

480 Ratings
52 Comments
 

Keith A. Walter, M.D.

Professor, Ophthalmology (Eye Center)

Research Interests

Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty; Corneal Diseases; Coloring Agents; Fuchs' Endothelial Dystrophy; Corneal Edema
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Recent Publications

Factors associated with corneal graft survival in the Cornea Donor Study. 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,.. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(3):246-254.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Severe corneal toxicity after topical fluoroquinolone therapy: report of two cases. Walter K, Tyler ME.. 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)

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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Keith A. Walter, M.D.480 Ratings
52 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
4.7
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
4.2



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.

10/21/2016

Excellent.

10/18/2016

Dr Walter has performed 3 cornea grafts on me I have been seeing him since he first began here Noone as good as he is with his experience near that I know of

10/17/2016

#9. Excellent.

10/15/2016

Dr. Walters is an excellent Doctor on your staff.

10/12/2016

Excellent in all respects -

10/12/2016

Doctor had great personality, did not seem rushed answered any questions, gave good follow-up care instructions, I had no problems.

10/11/2016

I am returning next week for cataract surgery and if I had 10 eyes I would return to see Dr. Keith Walter.

10/1/2016

good care

9/30/2016

Good job. #1, 3-6. *Walters.

9/15/2016

He is a good doctor and like him very much.

8/31/2016

Physician & staff are very competent.

8/24/2016

*Dr. Walter is excellent - His knowledge of my condition and willingness to explain options and procedures made me feel very comfortable. Super Doc!

8/24/2016

the highest level of professionalism and knowledge has always been evident with Dr. Walter

8/16/2016

Top drawer!

8/10/2016

Wonderful eye doctor

8/9/2016

Very positive - very good.

8/8/2016

I live in Florida, but chose to travel to NC to have Lasik because of my previous 2006 experience with *Dr. Walters. I received very good care from him both times!

8/8/2016

Would recommend to anyone.

7/3/2016

Confidence of provider increased with ea. visit.

6/30/2016

All good.

6/30/2016

*Dr. Walter is an excellent doctor and i have recommended him to others.

6/21/2016

Dr. Walter is an excellent physician! Top of the line! I would trust him with my life anytime!

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.

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