Ryan D Walker, MD

Ryan Walker, MDDr. Walker is a graduate of Cornell University, where he majored in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior.  He was a collegiate rower, rugby player, and a defensive end on the Sprint (lightweight) football team.  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 in 2015, Dr. Walker pursued and completed a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital where he received advanced training in disorders of the pediatric airway, ear, 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 18 month old son, William “Dougie” Walker, into a Philly sports fan.  His wife, Dr. Karen Walker, shares his interest in pediatrics and has joined the medical staff of the pediatric intensive care unit at Virtua Voorhees.  Together, they enjoy traveling, cycling, cooking, and time with family.

Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5 stars
272 Patient Ratings
27 Patient Comments

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Likelihood of recommending CP

Friendliness/courtesy of CP

Patients' confidence in CP

CP spoke using clear language

CP instructions for follow-up care

CP efforts to include in decisions

CP explanations of prob/condition


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- January, 2018
Dr. walker is amazing my son has been going to him for almost a year and he used to scream kick and cry in his office. Dr. walker has showed my son there is nothing to be afraid of when it comes to going to the doctors. he's done all 3 of my sons surgies and I have no worries when he is in his care . he is such an awesome doctor I recommend him to everyone!

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- January, 2018
Dr. Walker was wonderful. He was very thorough and explained everything to us in great detail.

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- December, 2017
love dr walker for my almost 3 year old he was very patient and gentle with her

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- November, 2017
*Dr. Walker was amazing with my son. He was very accommodating and understanding.

Advanced ENT - PG Survey- October, 2017
explained everything a few times for us, did not feel rushed