Patient Rating:

4.6 out of 5

125 Patient Ratings
44 Patient Comments

Jerry D. Walker, M.D.

Clinical Details

Locations

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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(307) 362-3711 Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County
Cardiovascular Clinic
1200 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901
(801) 213-9990 Redwood Health Center
1525 West 2100 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
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Bio

Jerry D. Walker, M.D., has appointments in both Division of Cardiology and the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He has been on faculty since 2010 and oversees the University Redwood Cardiology Clinic in Salt Lake City, Utah and has developed the University Cardiology Practice at Memorial Hospital at Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Dr. Walker received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1994. During medical school, Dr. Walker received the Hubert Spencer Sear Prize in Radiology for his outstanding work in imaging during his final year. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship at Lankenau Hospital (Jefferson Health System) and spent the following three years with the Air Force as a Flight Surgeon at Edwards AFB in California. After this service, he moved back to Pennsylvania for his Cardiology Fellowship at Jefferson.

Since his fellowship training, Dr. Walker worked as a General Cardiologist for Central Utah Clinic in Provo, UT. In addition, to his board certification in Cardiovascular Diseases, Dr. Walker distinguished himself in imaging and is boarded in Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology and is level II trained in Cardiac CT.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Radiology - Adjunct Instructor
Academic Divisions Cardiovascular Medicine
Clinical Radiology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
National Board of Echocardiography (Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography)
National Board of Echocardiography (Transesophageal Echocardiography)

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending doctor
4.6
My confidence in doctor
4.7
Time doctor spent with me
4.6
Doctor spoke using clear language
4.7
Doctor's effort to include me in decisions
4.6
Doctor's concern for questions & worries
4.7
Doctor's explanation of condition/problem
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.3
Doctor's friendliness and courtesy
4.8

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

February 18, 2014

Excellent visit. Thorough, thoughtful and taught me about some of the medications I take. Listened to me. Laughed with me.

February 15, 2014

Dr. Walker very professional and helpful.

February 03, 2014

Dr. Walker is not only a Professional, Friendly and Knowledgeable Human Being, but also He speaks My Wife's language, Castellano (Spanish) (O__O)

January 13, 2014

It was a fine experience it was expensive but that's the medical world

December 09, 2013

Another excellent experience, with all questions answered thoroughly and professionally.

November 18, 2013

good

October 03, 2013

Dr. Walker is a very good cardiologist. We travel a long way to get to see him.

October 03, 2013

Dr. Walker is a very exceptional doctor that cares about his patients and spends the necessary time for their care.

September 30, 2013

My experience with doctor Walker was very good. He went out of his way to accommodate a follow up procedure very quickly even though the schedule for this procedure was full.

September 24, 2013

Dr . Walker is always clear and gets to the point with my care and needs.

September 08, 2013

One of the Beauties is that Dr. Jerry D. Walker Jr. speaks Spanish; My Lovely Wife was (is) able to understand correctly what Dr. Walker means (meant) (O)__(O)

September 05, 2013

Good!

September 03, 2013

Dr. Walker is amazing

August 28, 2013

Dr. Walker is one of many doctors that helped save me from having a heart attack.

August 28, 2013

Excellent experience with the doctor and his staff

August 23, 2013

good

August 04, 2013

dr walker has been an excellent care provider as I worked though a serious illness that ended in a risky surgery. I really appreciate his help.

August 04, 2013

This was my first visit and all the physician said to me was, to say we would run some tests and then go from there. The Nurse Practitioner was nice and explained things to me.

June 10, 2013

He most likely saved my life - made calls to git me into surgery ASAP - the next day.

June 03, 2013

The information the doctor was able to give most likely saved me from having a heart attack.

May 16, 2013

Excellent

March 28, 2013

Dr Walker is a very caring doctor. He always answers my questions thoroughly. He don't hurry me out to see other patients. He is very inteligent and an excellent doctor. I travel 50 miles to see him.

February 18, 2013

gain, Great staff with awesome personalities

January 03, 2013

Excellent experiance with Dr. Walker

December 10, 2012

Dr. Stoneburner does an outstanding job. Very clear and concise in a warm and engaging manner.

December 10, 2012

Dr. Hugh Stoneburner is a great doctor.

December 09, 2012

I'm talking about my visit to the clinic on Redwood Rd and 21 South... They seemed like very nice people.

December 04, 2012

David is very pleased with Dr. Walker and we will never change him as his doctor unless he retires.

November 30, 2012

My concern is that now I am having yet another test. We are not well off by any means and all of this comes out of our food budget. I just want great thought put into what tests are being done and why.

November 27, 2012

As of now, no medication or treatment needed. Dr Walker was very easy to talk to and very accommodating with regard to upcoming tests.

November 16, 2012

I will have to have another visit or two before I decide if I will continue to go to this provider.

November 07, 2012

Highly impressed with Dr. Walker. He was very thorough in analyzing my health issues with very relevant follow up tests and treatment..

October 08, 2012

Good experience

September 28, 2012

Couldn't be better.

September 21, 2012

I come back to this clinic because of Dr. Greenwood

September 10, 2012

Excellent

August 21, 2012

Great Doctor!

August 20, 2012

I loved dr walker and Danielle they were so awesome. I had tons of questions and they were so good to help me out.

August 17, 2012

Dr. Walker was even courteous enough to NOT shake my hand because he thought he might be coming down with something, and apologized accordingly. Very polite!

July 09, 2012

Awesome doc

June 26, 2012

perfect!

June 26, 2012

Over all experience was very professonal

April 11, 2012

I was told that my stress test results would be read by the Cardiologist the following day and someone would get back with me. It is now 6 days later and the Cardiologist still hasn't talked to me.

January 31, 2012

very satisiffied

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Radiology - Adjunct Instructor
Academic Divisions Cardiovascular Medicine
Clinical Radiology
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Cardiovascular Disease)
Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
National Board of Echocardiography (Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography)
National Board of Echocardiography (Transesophageal Echocardiography)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-2341 School of Medicine
University of Utah Hospital, Cardiology
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Jerry D. Walker, M.D., has appointments in both Division of Cardiology and the Department of Radiology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He has been on faculty since 2010. He oversees the University Redwood Cardiology Clinic in Salt Lake City, Utah and has developed the University Cardiology Practice at Memorial Hospital at Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Dr. Walker has participated in translation research projects as well as several cardiac MRI research projects with the Comprehensive Arrhythmia Research and Management (CARMA) Center where he has had two abstracts published in prestigious imaging research conferences in the past year (Annual Meetings of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine) and is submitting this work for publication.

Dr. Walker received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia in 1994. During medical school, Dr. Walker received the Hubert Spencer Sear Prize in Radiology for his outstanding work in imaging during his final year. He completed his Internal Medicine Internship at Lankenau Hospital (Jefferson Health System) and spent the following three years with the Air Force as a Flight Surgeon at Edwards AFB in California. After this service, he moved back to Pennsylvania for his Cardiology Fellowship at Jefferson. In the past, Dr. Walker was the director of the cardiology section at American Fork Hospital. He has put his clinical and practice management skills to good use at the University’s Redwood Clinic where he has grown a large practice.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship The Lankenau Hospital, Jefferson Health System
Cardiovascular Division
Fellow
Residency The Lankenau Hospital, Jefferson Health System
Internal Medicine
Resident
Internship The Lankenau Hospital, Jefferson Health System
Internal Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training University of California, at San Diego
Biology
M.S.
Undergraduate University of California, at San Diego
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Abstract

  1. Vijayakumar S, Walker J, Kholmovski EG, Burgon N, Morris A, Cates J, McGann CJ and Marrouche NF(2012)Correlation Between Left Atrial Volume Changes and Percentage Scar Measured 3 Month Post RF Ablation  ,
  2. Walker J, Vijayakumar S, Kholmovski EG, Burgon N, Morris A, Cates J, McGann CJ and Marrouche NF(2012)Left Atrial Volume Measurements Before and After Left Atrial Ablation for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation  ,

Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

  1. Jerry Walker, M(2012)Proper Cardiovascular Physical Examination of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.  ,

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Video & News