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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

  • WIAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Chair
  • NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, former member
  • Publications (14)

  • 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 Jul 09:1941738120941490 PMID: 32640879 07/10/2020    
  • 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       18 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       4 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       6 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       11 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       1 Citation
  • 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       53 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       12 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    
  • 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       425 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 03/23/2007       8 Citations
  • Last update: 07/21/2020
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