Medical Services

Pediatrics

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that focuses on babies, children, and adolescents up to age 18. Small, growing bodies are different to treat than adult bodies, so they require specially trained care.

Pediatrics doesn’t only focus on keeping children healthy and treating them when they’re sick or injured; it also focuses on making sure your child is developing at a healthy rate. Each visit with your child’s physician is an opportunity for you to ask questions and receive guidance for keeping them healthy.

Women’s Health

Women have unique health challenges that require specific knowledge about their physiology. Conditions specific to women include:

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Menstruation

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Female Exams

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Birth-Control

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Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement

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Skin Care

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Ovarian and Cervical Cancer Screening

Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition characterized by consistently high levels of sugar (glucose) in your blood. If you have diabetes, your body has trouble processing and using all of the sugar from your diet. If you don’t manage the disease, it puts you at a higher risk for serious health complications like heart attacks, strokes, nerve damage, and even dental diseases.

There are several types of diabetes. Your type depends on the cause of your high blood sugar levels, and treatments vary between the types.

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can be a symptom of another disease or condition, called secondary high blood pressure, or it can develop without an identifiable cause over time (primary high blood pressure). Common causes and risk factors for high blood pressure are:

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Stress

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Age

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Kidney disease

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Obesity

Weight Loss

During your regular physical exams, Dr. Walker notes your weight. If he feels that you would benefit from losing weight, he helps you explore your options for weight loss. Typically, a determining factor in the need for weight loss is your body mass index (BMI), a number calculated using your weight and height.

Dr. Walker may recommend weight loss medications and can offer laser treatments including our Sculpsure laser lipolysis (permanent fat removal) and Tempsure Envi (for cellulite and skin tightening).