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Kevin Walter

Associate Professor

Kevin Walter
Clinical Specialty
Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine
Certification
Board Certified in Pediatrics, Board Certified in Pediatric Sports Medicine
Email
kwalter@chw.org
Address
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Main Campus, 8915 W. Connell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226

Background

Dr. Kevin D. Walter joined the department in 2007 after three years in private practice. He completed a Sports Medicine fellowship with Akron Children’s Hospital in 2004. He served as Pediatric Chief Resident at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin from 2001 to 2002, following completion of his Pediatric residency with the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2001. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Sports Medicine. Dr. Walter graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1993. He was awarded the Chick Evans Scholarship for his undergraduate education. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 1994 to 1998. Dr. Walter has been named a top five pediatrician in Madison by Brava magazine in 2007, a top doctor by Patient’s Choice in 2010 and a top Milwaukee pediatrician by Parent’s Picks in 2009. He was awarded the best teaching award by the pediatric residents at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2009.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Walter is currently the Program Director of Pediatric and Adolescent Primary Care Sports Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and also practices at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Clinics-Greenway location. He has been a member of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee since 2006, where he has helped to create guidelines for the safe participation of Wisconsin’s high school athletes. He was appointed to the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Sports Medicine Advisory Committee in 2008. He is also the vice-chair of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, and he is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and an active member of the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness. Dr. Walter created a multidisciplinary Concussion Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Dr. Kevin Walter received the American Academy of Pediatrics Special Achievement Award. Dr. Walter was nominated for this award by the Wisconsin Chapter AAP for his outstanding leadership in the passage of the Sideline for Safety concussion legislation and subsequent drafting of educational materials used by the Wisconsin Department of Public instruction.