Kelsey Walker MD

Dr. Kelsey Jo Hurley Walker, M.D.

Specialty: Family Practice and Geriatrics, BLS, ACLS, PALS

Biography:
Dr. Hurley Walker came to the San Luis Valley to be closer to family and to continue the family legacy of medicine that includes her father, Grant Hurley, who is also a local doctor, as were her Great Granddad and Granddad. Her mother is also a Public Health Nurse. Her hobbies include riding horses, backpacking with her husband, Dr. James Ely Walker and cooking.

Medical Education:

  • Fellowship – University of Colorado School of Medicine and Denver Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Geriatric Fellowship Program: Advanced training in care of the elderly across multiple settings including inpatient, outpatient, consultations, nursing home, rehab, home care and hospice with an additional emphasis on developing competence as a teacher of medical residents and students.
  • Post Graduate: John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX
  • MD: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO: Hippocrates Award, Gold Humanism Honor Society, Colorado Trust Health Profession Scholar
  • BS: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO: CSU Honor’s Program, Cum Laude Graduate, Phi Betta Kappa Honor Society

Board Certifications / Additional Medical Training:
Full, unrestricted physician licensure in Colorado and Texas
Double boarded in Family Practice and Geriatrics
Current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS

Medical Volunteer Experience:

  • Kudjip Nazarene Hospital – Volunteer at a 200 bed mission hospital in Papua New Guinea
  • Stout Street Elective – Participated in a free student-run Saturday clinic in downtown Denver. Additionally, was on the steering committee for this elective and assisted in organizing the experience for other medical students.