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Dr. James Walter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.6 (73)
Map Pin Small Plano, TX
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Walter, MD

Dr. James Walter, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Plano, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. They graduated from Washington University St Louis and is affiliated with Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery. Dr. Walter, completed a residency at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Walter an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Walter works at Texas Orthopaedic Associates in Plano, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, Joint Pain and Knee Sprain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Walter's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Texas Orthopaedic Associates Llp
    6020 W Parker Rd Ste 240, Plano, TX 75093 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (972) 378-1438
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Joint Pain
Knee Sprain
Patellar Chondromalacia
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondromalacia
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Ligament Tears
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
ACL Surgery
Arthrocentesis
Knee Arthroscopy
Meniscectomy
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Abdominal Muscle Strain
AC Joint Injury
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Injuries
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Disorders
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Impingement
Ankle Injury
Ankle Instability
Ankle Laxity
Ankle Ligament Rupture
Ankle Sprain
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Disorders
Arm Injuries
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Avascular Necrosis
Avulsion Fracture
Baker’s Cyst
Bicep Injuries
Bicep Muscle Strain
Biceps Tendinitis
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Injuries
Broken Collarbone
Broken Finger
Broken Leg
Broken Shoulder Blade
Calf Muscle Strain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cartilage Damage
Cartilage Degeneration
Cartilage Disorders
Cartilage Tear
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Collar Bone Injuries
Colles' Fracture
De Quervain's Disease
Dislocated Elbow
Distal Radius Fracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Disorders
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Pain
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Extra-Articular Fracture
Femur Fracture
Finger Joint Sprain
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot Fracture
Foot Injuries
Foot Sprain
Forearm Injuries
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Fractured Lower Leg
Ganglion Cyst
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Growth Plate Injuries
Hip Bursitis
Hip Flexor Strain
Hip Impingement
Hip Injury
Hip Muscle Strain
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Intra-Articular Fracture
Joint Effusion
Joint Fracture
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Ligament Rupture
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Pain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Ligament Disorders
Ligament Sprain
Ligament Tears
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
Medial Epicondylitis
Meniscal Cyst
Meniscus Injuries
Metatarsal Fracture
Muscle Cramp
Muscle Pain
Muscle Spasm
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Musculoskeletal Pain
Myelopathy
Myositis Ossificans
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Pain in Extremities
Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
Patella Tendon Tears
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Disorders
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pediatric Sports Injuries
Plantar Fasciitis
Plica Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Pulled Muscles
Pyogenic Arthritis
Quadriceps Tendon Tears
Radial Nerve Entrapment
Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Ruptured Tendon
Scapular Fracture
Shin Splints
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Muscle Strain
Shoulder Osteophyte
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Sprain
Shoulder Tendinitis
Simple Fractures
Spinal Stenosis
Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Sprain
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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Strain of Hamstring Muscle
Strain of Muscle and-or Tendon of Forearm
Strain of Tendon of Medial Thigh Muscle
Stress Fracture
Subacromial Bursitis
Tendon Disorders
Tendon Injuries
Tendonitis
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Throwing Injuries
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia Fracture
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Toe Fractures
Torn Cartilage
Tricep Injuries
Tricep Muscle Strain
Trigger Finger
Trochanteric Bursitis
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
Ulnar Nerve Injuries
Ulnar Neuritis
Ulnar Neuropathy
Upper Extremity Disorders
Upper Extremity Fracture
Upper Extremity Pain
Upper Extremity Trauma
Wear and Tear Arthritis
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Injuries
Wrist Pain
Wrist Sprain
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Ankle Fracture Repair
Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Articular Cartilage Repair
Bursa Injection
Bursal Drainage
Cartilage Repair
Casting
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Closed Reduction Surgery
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Surgery
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Glenoid Labrum Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Injection
Injection of Tendon
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Cartilage Treatment
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Osteotomy
Knee Surgery
Knee Tendon Repair
Labrum Repair
Lateral Meniscus Repair
Ligament Reconstruction
Ligament Repair
Medial Meniscus Repair
Meniscus Surgery
Mini Knee Surgery
Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Physical Therapy
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
Simple Fracture Care and Casting
Splinting
Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
Sports Medicine Related Procedures
Sports Medicine Surgery
Sports Rehabilitation
Synovial Biopsy
Synvisc® Injection
Tendon and Bursa Injection
Tendon Repair
Tendon Surgery
Tricep Repair
Ultrasound Guided Procedures
X-Ray
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    • Golden Rule
    • Health Net
    • Humana
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    4.6
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    Based on 73 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1184633208
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham AL
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Washington University St Louis
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
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    Dr. Walter works at Texas Orthopaedic Associates in Plano, TX. View the full address on Dr. Walter’s profile.

    Dr. Walter has seen patients for Shoulder Impingement Syndrome, Joint Pain and Knee Sprain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Walter on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    73 patients have reviewed Dr. Walter. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Walter.

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