Janet Walker is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Medical Center and Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics at University of Kentucky School of Medicine. Her expertise is all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics and she is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is involved in research on clubfeet, limb deficiencies, limb malalignment and children with amputations.

Dr. Walker graduated summa cum laude from The University of South Florida. She obtained her medical degree and completed her residency in orthopaedic surgery at University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa Florida. She specialized in pediatric orthopaedics with training at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto. She has had additional training in limb lengthening with Gavil Ilizarov in Kurgan, Russia.

Dr. Walker is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and the Association of Children’s Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics.

Faculty Rank

  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics

Training & Education


University of South Florida, College of Medicine, Tampa


Polyclinic Medical Center of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Pa.
University of South Florida Medical Center, Tampa


Pediatric Orthopaedic Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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