A native of Oil City, Karen S. Walker, M.D., has returned to her hometown to open a family medicine practice. The WK Oil City Medical Clinic is located at 103 South Louisiana Highway 1 in the building that also includes the Oil City Community Center.
Dr. Walker received her medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. She completed a family medicine residency at John Peter Smith Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas.
A cum laude graduate from Centenary College of Louisiana, Dr. Walker earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Shreveport college. She worked as a petroleum geologist at Wheless Industries prior to pursuing her medical degree.
Dr. Walker is board eligible and has been a regular volunteer with the Susan G. Komen Foundation.