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Peter Walker, MD

Bariatric/General Surgery

Peter A. Walker, MD is a member of the Health First team at Palm Bay and Viera Hospitals, with additional training in Bariatric and Reflux Surgery. Before his tenure at Health First, Dr. Walker was the Chief of Surgery at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital in Katy, TX where he also served as the Director of both Robotics and Bariatrics. During this time, he held the titles of Assistant Professor of Surgery and Associate Program Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowships at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO and his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.

Dr. Walker completed a General Surgery residency, an NIH sponsored research fellowship, and a Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has been widely published and presented multiple research and educational topics at both local and national meetings.

Education

University of Texas Medical School at Houston (General Surgery Residency), Houston, TX
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (NIH Sponsored Research Fellowship), Houston, TX
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery Fellowship), Houston, TX
St. Louis University School of Medicine (Doctor of Medicine), St. Louis, MO
University of Missouri (Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering), Columbia, MO

Internship / Residency

University of Texas Health Science Center (General Surgery)
Houston, TX

Fellowships

University of Texas Health Science Center (NIH Sponsored Research)
Houston, TX
University of Texas Health Science Center (Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery)
Houston, TX

Board Certifications

American Board of General Surgery

Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Fellow, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Association for Academic Surgeons
South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons
Harris County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association
Southwestern Surgical Society
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons