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Janet L. Walker, MD

Janet L. Walker, MD
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  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedics - Pediatric
  • About

    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


    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

  • Publications

    1. The Effectiveness of the Ponseti Method for Treating Clubfoot Associated With Amniotic Band Syndrome. J Pediatr Orthop. 36(3):284-8. Carpiaux AM, Hosseinzadeh P, Muchow RD, Iwinski HJ, Walker JL, Milbrandt TA.

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    2. Dynamic pedobarography and radiographic evaluation of surgically treated cavovarus foot deformity in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2015 Jul;24(4):336-40. Erickson S, Hosseinzadeh P, Iwinski HJ, Muchow RC, Talwalkar VR, Walker JL, Milbrandt TA.
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    3. Correlation of spine deformity, lung function, and seat pressure in spina bifida. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 May; 469(5):1302-7. PMID: 21125362. Patel J, Walker JL, Talwalkar VR, Iwinski HJ, Milbrandt TA.
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