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James J. Walker, M.D.


OB/GYN

Biography


Contact Info:

Office:

251-809-3170

Fax:

251-809-3175

Facility/Office:

1121 Belleville Avenue
Brewton, Alabama 36426

Certification:

American Board of OB-GYN

Biography:

James Walker,Jr. MD became a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 1990. In order to maintain the highest level of preparation, he participates in an annual renewal process of certification. He has been Chief of Staff at D. W. McMillan Hospital since 2003 and is a non-voting member of the Escambia County Healthcare Authroity. For many years, Dr. Walker has served on Reginal Perinatal Advisory Council (RPAC) and on the State Perinatal Advisory Council (SPAC). He served as president of RPAC in 2012 and 2013.
Dr. Walker was educated at LSU Medical School in New Orleans, graduating in the top 15% of his class. He continued his education with a residency in the LSU system; during his four years he trained at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Lafayette Regional Medical Center in Lafayette and Moss Regional Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles.
Dr. Walker has been a Little League & Babe Ruth coach, a volunteer with youth sports at the YMCA, a volunteer coach at the high school, a Habitat worker and an active church member. To make an appointment with Dr. Walker, please call 251-809-3170; fax# 251-809-3175.

More/Other Information:

Accepting New Patients
Accepting Pediatric Patients (under 18) - For OB-GYN specific problems