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Joy Walker, M.D.

Joy Walker, M.D.

Clinical Fellow (PGY-7)
Vascular Surgery





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  • Cornell University, BS Financial Management 2000
  • Columbia University, Post baccalaureate Premedical Program 2004
  • University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, MD 2009

Joy Walker, M.D. is a clinical fellow in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. A Texas native, she attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern and completed her her general surgery residency at UCSF in June 2016. During her two years as a research fellow in the Division of Vascular Surgery,  she investigated predictors of AV fistula maturation and the consequences of vascular inflammation.

  1. Ceron CS, Baligand C, Joshi S, Wanga S, Cowley PM, Walker JP, Song SH, Mahimkar R, Baker AJ, Raffai RL, Wang ZJ, Lovett DH. An intracellular matrix metalloproteinase-2 isoform induces tubular regulated necrosis: implications for acute kidney injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 Jun 01; 312(6):F1166-F1183. View in PubMed
  2. Wanga S, Ceron CS, Delgado C, Joshi SK, Spaulding K, Walker JP, Song S, Olson JL, Lovett DH. Two Distinct Isoforms of Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 Are Associated with Human Delayed Kidney Graft Function. PLoS One. 2015; 10(9):e0136276. View in PubMed
  3. Walker JP, Nosova E, Sigovan M, Rapp J, Grenon MS, Owens CD, Gasper WJ, Saloner DA. Ferumoxytol-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography is a feasible method for the clinical evaluation of lower extremity arterial disease. Ann Vasc Surg. 2015 Jan; 29(1):63-8. View in PubMed
  4. Walker JP, Hiramoto JS, Gasper WJ, Auyang P, Conte MS, Rapp JH, Lovett DH, Owens CD. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with mortality and adverse vascular access outcomes in patients with end-stage renal disease. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jul; 60(1):176-83. View in PubMed
  5. Owens CD, Gasper WJ, Walker JP, Alley HF, Conte MS, Grenon SM. Safety and feasibility of adjunctive dexamethasone infusion into the adventitia of the femoropopliteal artery following endovascular revascularization. J Vasc Surg. 2014 Apr; 59(4):1016-24. View in PubMed
  6. Vartanian SM, Johnston PC, Walker JP, Runge SJ, Eichler CM, Reilly LM, Hiramoto JS, Conte MS. Clinical consequence of bare metal stent and stent graft failure in femoropopliteal occlusive disease. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Dec; 58(6):1525-31. View in PubMed
  7. Walker JP, Owens CD. Current Status of Drug-Eluting Stents and Drug-Eluting Balloons for the Superficial Femoral Artery. Curr Surg Rep. 2013 Jun 01; 1(2):90-97. View in PubMed
  8. Walker JP, Hiramoto JS. Diagnosis and management of peripheral artery disease in women. Int J Womens Health. 2012; 4:625-34. View in PubMed
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  1. Walker JP, Toy R, Thomas S, Conte MS, Eichler CM, Gasper JW, Owens CD. Prolonged Upregulation of Proinflammatory and Pro-fribrotic Genes are Characteristic of Successful Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology 2014 Scientific Sessions: Poster Presentation
  2. Walker JP, Owens CD, Alley H, Grenon MS, Rapp JH, Gasper WJ. Renal failure is associated with increased arterial stiffness and impaired endothelial function. Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society Annual Meeting 2014: Oral Presentation.
  3. Vigilance DW, Cheema FH, Williams MR, Peacock J, Martens T, Xydas S, Dang N, Kesava S, Szabolcs M, Oz MC, Argenziano M. A Comparison of Stapling Techniques For Removal of the Left Atrial Appendage During Atrial Fibrillation Surgery. International Society of Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery, London, England. June 2004.
  4. Vigilance DW, Peacock J, Kim B, Srivastava V, Martens T, Xydas S, Dang N, Kesava S, Oz MC, Argenziano M. Initial Clinical Use of Boston Scientific Cobra? Bipolar Clamp in Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: A Video Demonstration. Heart Surg Forum 2004.
  5. Vigilance DW, Garrido MJ, Patel S, Koslow S, Peacock J, Kherani AR, Morgan JA, Cheema FH, Reiffel JA, Oz MC, Argenziano M. Transtelephonic Monitoring of Cardiac Arrythmias Following Surgical Atrial Fibrillation Ablation. Heart Surg Forum 2004.
  6. Vigilance DW, Garrido M, Williams MR, Peacock J, Zeidner A, Kherani AR, Morgan JA, Kesava S, Oz MC, Argenziano M. The Success of Surgical Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation is not Influenced by Omission of the Mitral Annular Connecting Lesion. Jour Am Coll Card 2003.

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