Our Physicians

James K. Walker, D.O.

Vice-Chief of Medical Staff

"Providing access to the best medical minds in the area. You can be sure you are getting the right diagnosis, the right treatment and the right care."


West Virginia University Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Doctorate of Medicine

Post Doctoral Training: 

Family Practice, Flint Osteopathic Hospital, Flint Michigan

Rotating Internship



  • WV School of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine


Additional Training:

  • National Health Service Corps                        

  • Family Practice Training, Lincoln Primary Care - Hamlin WV


Primary Specialty: Family Practice


  • National Board of Examiners for Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, 1981

  • Board Certified, Family Practice, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, 1997


Licensure: State of West Virginia #771, (July 1981)                 


Professional Experience/Interests:

  • Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison WV

  • National Health Service Corps

  • Lincoln Primary Care, Hamlin WV

  • Valley Health Systems, Harts Clinic, Huntington WV

  • Integrated Health Care

  • Private Practice, St. Albans, WV

  • Logan General Hospital, Logan, WV

  • Health Plus/Urgent Care, Charleston WV


Professional Organizations:

  • American Osteopathic Association

  • WV Society of Osteopathic Medicine

  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians

  • Special Professional Interests:

  • Family Medicine

  • Pediatrics

  • Emergency Medicine

  • Sports Medicine


Teaching Experience:

  • Instructor, 4th year students from WV School of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Family Medicine, Preceptorship (1981-1988)


Professional Experience/Interests:

Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison, WV      

  • Rural Health Clinic Physician                                                  


Logan General Hospital, Logan, WV

  • (Fast Track Physician)


  • CAMC Urgent Care Physician


Licensure & Certifications:

  • West Virginia Board of Osteopathy, Issued: July 1981 – Current

  • Board Certified since 1997 

  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) Certifed 

  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Certified

  • AOA (American Osteopathic Association) Member since 1981

  • ACOFP (American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians) Member since 1997


Practice Location at Boone Memorial Hospital:

Family Medicine

Contact Us

Boone Memorial Hospital

701 Madison Avenue

Madison, West Virginia 25130



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Boone Memorial Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, licensed by the State of West Virginia, and certified by the federal government to accept Medicare and Medicaid patients.


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