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

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

383 Ratings
40 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

NPI Number

  • 1518940220
Keith A. Walter, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

383 Ratings
40 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;():.





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.

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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.383 Ratings
40 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.

6/24/2015

Dr. Walter is the best. I can and do recommend him in highest terms to those needing care for cornea issues.

6/22/2015

Awesome smart, caring doctor

6/1/2015

They made patient feel cared for.

5/27/2015

I am a Broker - I am often asked about the medical field, doctors, etc. I always recommend The Wake doctors.

5/27/2015

care provider is excellent

5/24/2015

good

5/19/2015

Dr. Walter was very friendly and walked me through the procedure. He did a great job explaining things, and was very quick to respond to any questions I had.

5/19/2015

Dr. Walter is the best. He restored my sight in 2005 and has been most gracious each time I have seen him.

5/15/2015

I have to always ask questions about what my vision is, what the terms mean as he talks to his scribe, and what all of those things mean. I would like to know what each test, tests, and the results. No one gives me this information unless I ask. I have to ask questions that I feel the doctor should explain as he goes along.

4/21/2015

Dr. Walter has always provided me with the best care.Has always told me If I have any promblems to call imediately.

3/24/2015

I have already mentioned this care provider to others. With my concerns about choking spells, he told me more than two specialists in this field have explained.

3/23/2015

My husband and I both saw him and we're very satisfied with his care and bedside manner.

3/17/2015

*Dr. Walters VERY good with instructions medication & etc.

3/3/2015

No problems. Adequate time, etc.

3/2/2015

Excellent doctor.

3/1/2015

I have recommended this provider to a number of people because I am so pleased. Several of those people are now going to this provider as a result. I have complete confidence in the provider, his expertise and capability. I wouldn't risk my eyesight lightly - I trust him.

2/28/2015

Great team.

2/26/2015

Dr. Keith Walter has done cataract and corneal transplants for me, and the results are fantastic. He has also referred me to two other physicians for other problems I am worried about. This last visit was my last visit with Dr. Walter, but he said to call if I needed him or had questions. Great experience for a scary time for me; I was very concerned 3 years ago.

2/3/2015

I would recommend Dr. Keith Walter to anyone - he is the best. Not only is he an excellent doctor but he has a sense of humor which most doctors don't show their patients. I appreciate his sense of humor which made the visit all the more better.

1/30/2015

All of my experiences with *Dr. Keith Walter has been a bit standing, and very professional. He is AN excellent physician.

1/29/2015

I have recommended *Dr. Walter to several of my friends - 2 of whom have used *Dr. Walter.

1/22/2015

No problems with this provider at all. Very good.

1/14/2015

Dr. Walter has always seemed very competent as well as friendly and personable.

12/10/2014

*Dr. Walter is one the finest doctors who has treated me. He is also one of the finest people I have ever known.

11/29/2014

I am very pleased with Dr. Walter's care, and now my husband sees Dr. Walter. I have also recommended him to others.

11/25/2014

Excellent doctor. Would recommend him to others. My husband is also very pleased with his caregiving.

11/25/2014

Dr. Walter seems to be preoccupied and does not freely offer information about procedures. Sometimes the patient does not know the questions that should be asked because he/she has never had the procedure before. It would be helpful if Dr. Walter took more time to explain the procedures and all of the possible reactions, side effects, etc.

11/13/2014

Very caring & concerned with my care.

11/13/2014

He is a cataract specialist and very good at his job!

11/12/2014

all very good

11/12/2014

All of my experiences were good ones! I really like Dr. Keith Walters and am very Blessed that he was the one that I was sent to for treatment. I have always been embarrassed about my eyesight and Dr. Walters took the time to work with me to improve my sight and always made me feel comfortable. He was always patient with me when I attempted to explain what I was experiencing with my sight. I am 58 years old, I wore glasses(pop bottles) for 52 years, I am not wearing eyeglasses now, my sight has improved tremendously and I have Dr. Keith Walters to thank for that, I hope I can keep him as my doctor always. I trust him with my eyes completely. I will recommend him to all that I know that has sight problems.

10/28/2014

Dr. WALTER has always taken the time to talk with me about any concerns. He is a caring Dr. I appreciate him .

10/17/2014

Good.

10/2/2014

Care provider was excellent. Showed kindness and concern.

9/26/2014

All very good.

8/27/2014

My health provider seemed disinterested in interacting with his patient.

8/20/2014

I am very thankful for doctors like *Dr. Walter.

8/11/2014

I was having issues with severe dry eyes after LASIK. Dr. Walter eased my mind about it and reccomended a gel at night. It worked like a charm. He is engaging with his patients and extremely knowledgable.

8/7/2014

felt like the care provider blew me off and showed a lack of concern for the condition of my eye sight after he did what he did . my vision is worse now than it was when i walked into his office the first time.

8/4/2014

Good.

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