Blake Walker MD

Blake Walker MD

Neurosurgery, Year 5

bwalker@med.wayne.edu

Blake Walker MD

Narrative Bio

Originally from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Blake attended Wayne State University for undergraduate as well as medical school, where he developed interest in neurosurgery. Under guidance of Dr. Nicholas Szerlip, he assisted in research involving postoperative diabetes insipidus after endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery, for which he was awarded the Karl G. Pinkard scholarship for excellence in neurosurgery.

Blake enjoys all aspects of neurosurgery but has a strong interest in complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Residency

2014-Present
Neurosurgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan

Medical

2010-2014
MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan

Undergraduate


2006-2010
BS, Biology, honors
Wayne State Unviersity
Detroit, Michigan

Publications

Walker, Blake, et al. “Neurosurgical Management of Spinal Tumors.” Central Nervous System Cancer Rehabilitation, Christian, Adrian, Elsevier, 2019, pp. 83–89.

Elswick C, Walker B, Moisi M, et al. Congenital Agenesis of the C6 Pedicle Leading to Misdiagnosis of a Traumatically Jumped Facet: A Case Report . Cureus 9(8): e1619. doi:10.7759/cureus.1619 PMID: 29098129

Maddali P, Walker B, Fisahn C, et al. Subdural Thoracolumbar Spine Hematoma after Spinal Anesthesia: A Rare Occurrence and Literature Review of Spinal Hematomas after Spinal Anesthesia. Muacevic A, Adler JR, eds. Cureus. 2017;9(2):e1032. doi:10.7759/cureus.1032. PubMed PMID: 28357164

Schreckinger M, Walker B, Knepper J, Hornyak M, Hong D, Kim JM, Folbe A, Guthikonda M, Mittal S, Szerlip NJ. Post-operative diabetes insipidus after endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery. Pituitary. 2013 Dec;16(4):445-51. doi: 10.1007/s11102-012-0453-1. PubMed PMID: 23242859.