Ryan D Walker, MD

Ryan Walker, MD

Dr. Walker is a graduate of Cornell University, where he majored in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior. He went on to receive his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. After completing a five-year otolaryngology residency at University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Walker completed a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital where he received advanced training in disorders of the pediatric airway, ears, sinuses, head and neck alongside nationally-recognized expert pediatric otolaryngologists. He has authored multiple chapters and peer-reviewed manuscripts and has presented at national and international meetings.

Dr. Walker treats the full spectrum of ear, nose, and throat disorders and finds interacting with and treating children especially rewarding. He has particular expertise and interest in treating pediatric sleep apnea, pediatric hearing loss, ear infections, congenital neck cysts, ankyloglossia (tongue tie), pediatric stridor (noisy breathing) and dysphagia (difficulty swallowing).

Dr. Walker is a native of Doylestown, PA and is excited to have returned to the Philadelphia area. He is an avid fan of the Phillies and Eagles and looks forward to molding his two sons Dougie and Theo into Philly sports fans. His wife, Dr. Karen Walker, shares his interest in pediatrics and is on the medical staff of the pediatric intensive care unit at Virtua Voorhees. She also founded “The Artery,” a creative space for children and adults to explore various arts and crafts in Medford, NJ. Together, they enjoy traveling, cycling, cooking, and time with family.

Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5 stars
268 Patient Ratings
29 Patient Comments

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Advanced ENT - PG Survey- October, 2018
Our first visit with Dr. Walker was great under the stressful circumstances. He explains everything in a way you can understand and makes you feel comfortable. You can tell her enjoys his job and working with children.

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- September, 2018
*Dr. Walker is excellent! He always makes sure my grandson/son is happy and goes out of his way to make him feel comfortable (he is very shy). *Dr. Walker goes beyond the "normal" doctor's ways, and has always made me feel like he cares about my grandson/son.

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- September, 2018
Third or fourth visit with *Dr. Walker. He is always courteous and professional.

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- August, 2018
*Dr. Walker is wonderful. He provided the best care to my son. From beginning to end, very professional, caring and helpful.

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- August, 2018
*Dr. Walker is excellent. He never rushes through appointment and always answers my questions/concerns.