Dr. 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.
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*Doctor Ryan Walker is absolutely phenomenal! He's so amazing with my daughter! A+++.
Dr. Walker is friendly, caring and has a great memory. He is on top of his game.
we are so thankful to have Dr. Walker working with us
dr walker is hands down the best. I completely trusted him through out this entire process with my daughter. he was patient, explained every step of the way, and kind.
Dr. Walker actually knows his patients and their specific issues. He addresses all concerns and explains everything.