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Dr. Joseph Walker, MD

Ophthalmology*
2.6 (17)
Map Pin Small Fort Myers, FL
Accepting new patients
50 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joseph Walker, MD

Dr. Joseph Walker, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Fort Myers, FL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 50 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from NEW YORK Medical College and is affiliated with Cape Coral Hospital. Dr. Walker, completed a residency at Tufts New England Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Walker an average 2.6 star rating.

Dr. Walker works at Practice in Fort Myers, FL with other offices in Cape Coral, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Retinal Vascular Occlusion along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and UnitedHealthCare 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. Walker's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    6901 International Center Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33912 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (239) 393-4323
  2. 2
    Office
    106 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33990 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (239) 772-4323
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Cape Coral Hospital

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Vascular Occlusion

Treatment frequency



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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Retinoschisis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Chorioretinal Scars
Disorder of Choroid
Blepharitis
Blindness
Chalazion
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Eye Cancer
Eye Pain
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Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Glaucoma
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Nearsightedness
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Hemorrhage
Staphyloma Posticum
Stye
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Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Acute Endophthalmitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Cataract
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Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Episcleritis Periodica Fugax
Esotropia
Exophoria
Eye Infections
Eyelid Spasm
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Heterophoria
Hyphema
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Iridocyclitis
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratitis
Lazy Eye
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Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Migraine
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Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Senile Cataracts
Serous Detachment Retina
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Iridectomy
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
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    2.6
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    About Dr. Joseph Walker, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 50 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1306806641
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Vincent Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joseph Walker, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Walker is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Walker accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and UnitedHealthCare, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Walker has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Walker has seen patients for Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Retinal Vascular Occlusion, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Walker on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Walker. The overall rating for this provider is 2.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Walker.

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