Kevin D Walter, MD

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN SINCE 2007
Program director, Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Associate professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 604-7512
(414) 337-8000 (concussion line)
(414) 337-7324 (office)
3195 Hillside Drive
Delafield, WI 53018
3365 S 103rd St
Greenfield, WI 53227

Overview

Dr. Walter is enjoys caring for young athletes from elementary school through college (ages 8-22). He involves the athlete and their family in the decision making process, with the goal of keeping people active and healthy, and returning to play as quickly and safely as possible.

Dr. Walter 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, serving a four year term from 2008-2012. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and an active member of the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness.  He is an active member of the American Med Soc for Sp Med & Am Coll of Sp Med.  Dr. Walter was appointed to the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine committee on Sport-related Concussion in Youth.

Dr. Walter has authored many articles on sports injuries in children and concussions in the young athlete. Dr. Walter has helped create The Sports Concussion Program in collaboration with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Froedtert Hospital.

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Certifications
Pediatrics - General, Sports Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Sports medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Concussion management

Education & Awards

Education
  • 2002, Medical College of Wisconsin, Chief Resident
  • 1998, University of Illinois (Chicago, IL), MD
Residency
  • 2001, Medical College of Wisconsin - Pediatrics
  • 2002, Medical College of Wisconsin - Pediatrics
Fellowship
  • 2004, Akron Childrens Hospital (Akron, OH) - Pediatric Sports Medicine and Fitness
Awards
  • 2013 Top Rated Doctors, M Magazine
  • 2011 America’s Most Compassionate Doctors, MDx Medical, Inc.
  • 2010 Pediatric Residency Honorary Pediatrician of the Year, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • 2010 Best Two Minute Drill Presentation: AMSSM Annual Meeting
  • 2010-2011 Parents’ Top Choice Award, Wisconsin Pediatric Physicians
  • 2009 Best Milwaukee Pediatrician, Nikelodeon Parents’ Pick Award
  • 2009 40 under 40, Milwaukee Business Journal

Research & Publications

Research

Youth sports specialization

  • Concussion
  • Sports injuries in the young athlete
  • Injury prevention
  • The Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents
  • Effect of Language on baseline Concussion Screening Tests in Professional Baseball Players
Publications