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Dr. James Walker Jr, MD

Critical Care Medicine*
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22 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Walker Jr, MD

Dr. James Walker Jr, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. They specialize in Critical Care Medicine, has 22 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI / MEDICAL CENTER and is affiliated with Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Walker Jr an average 2.7 star rating.

Dr. Walker Jr works at Practice in Baton Rouge, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Respiratory Failure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Walker Jr's Office Locations

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    5246 Brittany Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 757-4080
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    Lsu Health Baton Rouge Medicine Clinics
    5131 Odonovan Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 358-4853
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    8585 Picardy Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 381-2755

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  • Our Lady Of The Lake Regional Medical Center

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    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 22 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1578581617
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI / MEDICAL CENTER
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
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    Dr. Walker Jr has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Walker Jr works at Practice in Baton Rouge, LA. View the full address on Dr. Walker Jr’s profile.

    Dr. Walker Jr has seen patients for Respiratory Failure, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Walker Jr on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Walker Jr. The overall rating for this provider is 2.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Walker Jr.

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