Richard Walker, MD

Dr. Richard Walker, MD
Dr. Richard Walker, MD


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Joint Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
4.8 149 Ratings
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037


Richard Walker, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with expertise in total joint replacement for the hip and knee. In addition, he has interests in hip and knee arthritis, minimally invasive surgery for total hip and knee replacement, and computer-assisted navigation and pressure sensor applications for total hip and knee replacement. He believes in creating a partnership with each of his patients in order to achieve optimal treatment outcomes.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago, MD, 1977


  • University of California, Los Angeles, Internship, General Surgery, 1978


  • Stanford University Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1983
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Residency, General Surgery, 1979
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