Sports Medicine, Elbow, Hip, Knee, Shoulder
Clark Walker, M.D. is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon with specialty training in Sports Medicine and sports related injuries. Dr. Walker specializes in advanced minimally invasive arthroscopic treatment of injuries involving the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. He has a particular interest in ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, ligament injuries, rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability, shoulder replacement, cartilage restoration, joint preservation, hip arthroscopy, and UCL reconstruction. His practice also includes fracture care and nonoperative management of musculoskeletal injuries.
Dr. Walker graduated from the University of Alabama and received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, earning AOA honors. After medical school he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Greenville Health System and then was selected for a Sports Medicine fellowship at the prestigious Steadman Hawkins Clinic. Dr. Walker has served as a team physician for the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies, Greenville Drive, and Clemson University. He currently serves in the team physician pool for the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team and provides medical coverage for several local high schools in Coweta and Fayette county.
Dr. Walker has published multiple peer-reviewed orthopedic journal articles, textbook chapters, surgical technique videos, and educational posters. His practice focuses on individualized patient care and he is passionate about helping patients return to an active lifestyle.
Outside of work, Dr. Walker enjoys spending time with his wife and golden retriever. They are expecting a daughter in the fall. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing, and skiing.
- Piedmont Newnan Hospital
- Piedmont Fayette Hospital
- University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi – Doctor of Medicine
- Greenville Health System, Greenville, South Carolina – Orthopaedic Surgery
- Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Denver, Colorado – Sports Medicine
- American Osteopathic Association