As a patient you have the right to feel completely comfortable and confident in the recommendations you receive regarding the treatment of your shoulder condition. If you have seen an orthopedic specialist who recommends surgery for your shoulder condition, you also have the right to seek a second opinion. Dr. Walker is happy to provide this for you. Dr. Walker is one of the leading shoulder specialists in the Mid-Atlantic region and one of the few fellowship trained shoulder and elbow surgeons in Richmond. He is also one of a handful of Virginia orthopedic surgeons with membership in the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Society. Membership in ASES, which has only 423 members worldwide, is by invitation only and based on strict academic and clinical requirements. Dr. Walker welcomes the opportunity to review your imaging results and/or medical records and provide you with his expert opinion on the best solution for your shoulder problem.
If you are travelling from out-of-town, either continental or international, Dr. Walker’s friendly staff can assist you in your travel needs with regards to local transportation and hotel accommodations. They will also coordinate your office visit with Dr. Walker and any additional studies that may be needed.
Prior to your visit please obtain and/or mail for review copies of any previous imaging (x-rays, CT scans or MRI) of your shoulder. Please also bring copies of previous medical records, specifically operative notes and a list of all current medications and pertinent medical historical information.
Appointments can often be made within the same week of your request. You may contact to schedule your second opinion today.