Get to know Internist Dr. Kristen Walker, who serves patients in Rochester, New York.

(WorldFrontNews Editorial):- New York City, New York Sep 20, 2023 ( – A well-versed internist, Dr. Walker works within the Hospital Medicine Division at Strong Memorial Hospital and provides care for adults at UR Medicine Primary Care – Olsan Medical Group.

Her philosophy of medicine focuses on “humanism” and “compassion.” Dr. Walker approaches patient care from a holistic perspective by considering biological, psychological, and social health factors.

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She was drawn to a career in medicine to help provide health care to individuals with a multitude of acute and chronic conditions. Dr. Walker obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2015. She then concluded the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Rochester. During her residency, she held the prestigious role of Strong Internal Medicine Resident Ambulatory Practice Chief, showcasing her leadership within the program. 

Highlighting her dedication to the field of internal medicine, Dr. Walker holds the distinguished title of Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. 

In addition to her clinical roles, Dr. Walker holds the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine within the Department of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Furthermore, she enjoys the recognition of being a respected member of the American College of Physicians, New York Chapter, and the Monroe County Medical Society.

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.

In 2018, Dr. Walker received the Barbara Simms Primary Care Award, which was conferred at the University of Rochester.

Outside of practicing medicine, she values spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She also enjoys dancing, reading, and playing with her cat, Christina.

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