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Kevin D. Walter MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
Program: Pediatrics

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center

Leadership Positions

  • Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Associations (WIAA)

    Sports Medicine Advisory Council, National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)

    Wisconsin Sports Concussion Collaborative, Founding Member

    ImPACT certified consultant
  • Community Partnerships

  • COVID-19 Sequelae Task Force
  • WIAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Chair
  • NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, former member
  • Publications (15)

  • Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Curriculum Guidelines for Pediatric Residents. (Coleman N, Beasley M, Briskin S, Chapman M, Cuff S, Demorest RA, Halstead M, Hornbeck K, Kinsella SB, Logan K, Liu R, Mooney C, Myers RA, Ruparell S, Santana J, Walter KD, Waterbrook AL, Wolf SF) Curr Sports Med Rep 2021 Apr 01;20(4):218-228 PMID: 33790194 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85103745989 04/02/2021    
  • Cardiopulmonary Considerations for High School Student-Athletes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: NFHS-AMSSM Guidance Statement. (Drezner JA, Heinz WM, Asif IM, Batten CG, Fields KB, Raukar NP, Valentine VD, Walter KD) Sports Health 2020 Sep/Oct;12(5):459-461 PMID: 32640879 PMCID: PMC7459195 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85087727676 07/10/2020       13 Citations
  • Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents. (Halstead ME, Walter KD, Moffatt K, COUNCIL ON SPORTS MEDICINE AND FITNESS) Pediatrics 2018 12;142(6) PMID: 30420472 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85057830782 11/14/2018       63 Citations
  • Risk Factors for Prolonged Symptoms of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pediatric Sports Concussion Clinic Cohort. (Fehr SD, Nelson LD, Scharer KR, Traudt EA, Veenstra JM, Tarima SS, Liu XC, Walter KD) Clin J Sport Med 2019 01;29(1):11-17 PMID: 29084034 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056245604 10/31/2017       24 Citations
  • Should Potential Risk of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Be Discussed with Young Athletes? (Hornbeck K, Walter K, Myrvik M) AMA J Ethics 2017 Jul 01;19(7):686-692 PMID: 28813241 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85042033390 08/17/2017       9 Citations
  • Frequency and Outcomes of a Symptom-Free Waiting Period After Sport-Related Concussion. (Pfaller AY, Nelson LD, Apps JN, Walter KD, McCrea MA) Am J Sports Med 2016 Nov;44(11):2941-2946 PMID: 27371548 PMCID: PMC6589833 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84994115499 07/03/2016       16 Citations
  • Concussion in Teenage Athletes. (Walter KD, Halstead ME) Adolesc Med State Art Rev 2015 Apr;26(1):39-52 PMID: 26514031 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84953343743 10/31/2015       2 Citations
  • Sport-Related Concussion Reporting and State Legislative Effects. (LaRoche AA, Nelson LD, Connelly PK, Walter KD, McCrea MA) Clin J Sport Med 2016 Jan;26(1):33-9 PMID: 25894530 PMCID: PMC4609217 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84953247102 04/22/2015       77 Citations
  • Addressing concussion in youth sports. (Walter KD) Virtual Mentor 2014 Jul 01;16(7):559-64 PMID: 25013923 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85007536977 07/12/2014       1 Citation
  • Effect of education and language on baseline concussion screening tests in professional baseball players. (Jones NS, Walter KD, Caplinger R, Wright D, Raasch WG, Young C) Clin J Sport Med 2014 Jul;24(4):284-8 PMID: 24184854 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84903790724 11/05/2013       16 Citations
  • Preface (Niskala J, Walter KD) Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion: Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes 1 January 2012:v-vi SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942780331 01/01/2012    
  • Pediatric and adolescent concussion: Diagnosis, management and outcomes (Niskala J, Walter KD) Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion: Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes 1 January 2012:1-212 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942746195 01/01/2012       1 Citation
  • Postinjury issues and ethics of return to play in pediatric concussion (Niskala Apps J, Walter KD, Doescher JS) Pediatric and Adolescent Concussion: Diagnosis, Management and Outcomes 1 January 2012:195-208 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84942795903 01/01/2012    
  • American Academy of Pediatrics. Clinical report--sport-related concussion in children and adolescents. (Halstead ME, Walter KD, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness) Pediatrics 2010 Sep;126(3):597-615 PMID: 20805152 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77956280976 09/02/2010       477 Citations
  • Radiographic evaluation of the patient with sport-related abdominal trauma. (Walter KD) Curr Sports Med Rep 2007 Apr;6(2):115-9 PMID: 17376340 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34247265630 03/23/2007       8 Citations
  • Last update: 05/24/2022