Mr Walker is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a particular interest in traumatic and degenerative conditions of the ankle and foot. This includes arthroscopic and open surgery, together with Ilizarov techniques to correct deformity.
Chris Walker studied at the University of Liverpool and qualifying in 1981. He undertook seven years of his surgical training in London and completed this in Liverpool prior to taking up his NHS post as a consultant at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in 1994. He specialises in surgery of the ankle and foot and traumatic conditions of the lower limb.
Mr Walker is Director of the Liverpool Foot Centre and has over twelve years experience as a consultant foot and ankle surgeon. He treats a range of conditions from broken ankles of sports players to removing bunions and re-aligning toes. He is the 2007-2008 President of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
He has achieved wide recognition in the world of foot and ankle surgery and regularly lectures at national and international meetings. He is Course Director of the Liverpool Forefoot Course and Co-Chairman of the Nice Foot and Ankle Symposium, Nice, France. He was President of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society from 2007-8 representing the Society on national and international issues. Prior to this he was Chairman of its Scientific Committee. He was appointed Director of the Society in 2009.
He has provided opinion for radio and newspaper articles and provided commentary on the effects of high heels on the foot in Channel Four’s "Embarrassing Bodies".