Edward Walker, MD

Edward Walker, MD


  • Sports Medicine

Fellowship Trained:

  • Sports Medicine

My Locations


  • California Baptist UniversityBachelors of Science in Biology and Psychology
  • The University of Illinois-Chicago at Rockford - Medical School
  • University of California San Francisco-Fresno - Orthopaedic Residency
  • Houston Methodist - Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Team Coverage:
    • Houston Astros (Major League Baseball)
    • Houston Dynamo (Major League Soccer)
    • Houston Texans (National Football League)
    • Rice University (NCAA Division I)

  • Military Experience - Battalion Surgeon-Major, Field Surgeon Captain & Second Lieutenant


  • Dr. Walker is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine.


  • Surgeon's Award (06/2016) | UCSF-Fresno
  • American Society of Surgery of the Hand Military Scholarship Recipient (09/2014) | ASSH
  • Urban Health Student of the Year (05/2011) |  University of Illinois Chicago- COM
  • Hispanic Scholarship Finalist (2010) | University of Illinois Chicago- COM
  • Recipient of Dr. Monash Scholarship (10/2009 – 04/2010) | University of Illinois Chicago- COM
  • Recipient of Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus FoundationScholarship (12/2009) | University of Illinois Chicago- COM 



  • Jernick, Michael; Walker Gallego, Edward; Nuzzo, Michael. Retrospective Analysis of the Accuracy of Ultrasound-Guided Magnetic Resonance Arthrogram Injections of the Hip in the Office Setting. The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine. 2017 5(12): 1-4.

Peer Reviews

  • Pediatricians' weight assessment and obesity management practices
    • Author(s) Huang JS; Donohue M; Golnari G; Fernandez S; Walker Gallego E; Galvan K; Briones C; Tamai J; Becerra K 2009
    • BMC Pediatr. 9:19
  • Parental ability to discriminate the weight status of children: Results of a survey
    • Author(s) Huang JS; Becerra K; Oda T; Walker E; Xu R; Donohue M; Chen I; Curbelo V; Breslow A. 2007
    • Pediatrics 120(1):e112-e119
  • Childhood overweight and orthodontists: Results of a survey
    • Author(s) Huang JS; Becerra K; Walker E; Hovell MF 2006 J Public Health Dent. 66(4):292-294
  • Pediatric femur fractures: Single incision intramedullary fixation technique
    • Author(s) Knedel M; Walker Gallego ER; Gerardi J; Husak LE; Altebarmakian M 2015 J Pediatr Orthop 35(7):657-660
  • Patellar Coccidioides immitis osteomyelitis: Case report and literature review
    • Author(s) Walker Gallego ER; Burk T; Horvai Andrew; Link T; Luke A; O'Donnell R. 2016 Current Orthopedic Practice 27(3): 330-335

Technical Paper

  • Approach to musculoskeletal injuries
    • Author(s) Walker Gallego ER; Kerstman E; Shah RV 2015
    • NASA Human Research Program, Exploration Medical Capability