Patrick F. Walker, MD, a Trauma Surgeon with University of Maryland Medical Center

Get to know Trauma Surgeon Dr. Patrick F. Walker, who serves patients in Baltimore, Maryland.

A skilled trauma surgeon, Dr. Walker is an attending physician in the Division of Surgical Critical Care at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, which is the academic flagship of the University of Maryland Medical System. He can also be found on staff at the UM Capital Region Medical Center, and UM Upper Chesapeake Medical Center.

In regards to his educational background, he received his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine in 2014, and completed his residency in general surgery at the USUHS F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in 2020. He then went on to complete his fellowship in trauma surgery and surgical critical care at the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2021.

With an unwavering commitment to his specialty, the doctor is board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Trauma surgery is a surgical specialty that utilizes both operative and non-operative management to treat traumatic injuries, typically in an acute setting. Trauma surgeons generally complete residency training in general surgery and often fellowship training in trauma or surgical critical care. They are responsible for operating on and repairing life threatening blunt-force and penetrating injuries in the chest, abdomen, and pelvis. They also manage critical care for the most severely injured patients.

Learn More about Dr. Patrick F. Walker:
Through his findatopdoc profile, or through University of Maryland Medical Center,

FindaTopDoc is a digital health information company that helps connect patients with local physicians and specialists who accept your insurance. Our goal is to help guide you on your journey towards optimal health by providing you with the know-how to make informed decisions for you and your family.

Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson is an Associate Content manager for FindaTopDoc and responsible for working with distinguished physicians in documenting their significant accomplishments in their field. Karen is a CPR instructor and is a member of her local theater group.