Jessica Walter

Epilepsy specialist, Neurophysiologist

Bio:   Dr. Walter received her MD from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She stayed at Georgetown for her internship in Internal Medicine and then moved to New York City to complete her residency in Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She went on to pursue a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at Rush University in Chicago, IL, training in both EEG and EMG. Due to her particular interest in Epilepsy she went on to become the first Epilepsy Fellow at Rush University. Dr. Walter provides clinical care to general neurology patients as well as patients with epilepsy and enjoys teaching residents and medical students. She also has a particular interest in dietary treatments for epilepsy and clinical research.
4.7 out of 5
165 Patient Ratings
36 Patient Comments

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

General Neurology Clinic in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Rush University Epilepsy Fellowship (2016) IL
  • Fellowship: Rush University Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship (2015) IL
  • Internship: Georgetown University Internal Medicine Residency (2011) DC
  • Board Certification: Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2017)
  • Board Certifications, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Board Certification: Clinical Neurophysiology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2015)
  • Fellowship, Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL), Neurophysiology (2015), Epilepsy (2016)
  • Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center/Icahn School of Medicine (New York, NY), Neurology (2014)
  • Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Neurology Residency (2014) NY
  • Internship, Georgetown University Hospital Center/Medstar (Washington, DC), Internal Medicine (2011)
  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine (Washington, DC) (2010)
  • Medical Education: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2010) DC
  • Undergrad, Yale University (New Haven, CT), Cognitive Science (2005)

Honors & Awards

  • Epilepsy Program, J. Kiffin Penry (2012)
  • Fellows Program, American Epilepsy Society (AES) (2015-2016)
  • Intramural Training Award Recipient (IRTA), National Institutes of Health (NIH) (2005-2006)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.7

Recommended to others

4.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, May 2019

Care provider was new but familiarized herself with my matter. She answered all questions and concerns.

SHC Patient, May 2019

During the week at home sometimes is very difficult to get in contact or even get a message to her.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Walter was great!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

I'm a mystery on what is wrong but they listened and want to help.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

surprised at amount of time she spent explaining the various issues. Welcomed

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

This was our first time but we were very happy & very pleased with Dr. Jessica.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Very good condition. Thank.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

The doctors were great Dr. Eric Rider and Dr. Jessica Walter were great on explaining and giving suggestions.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

I was not diagnosed until I saw Dr. Walters on my 1st visit. I suffered from 2011 to 2017. I cannot thank her enough!

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Walter is a wonderful physician. I am very lucky to be her patient. I feel confident and in great hands with her.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Excellent Dr. Walter very professional and very human providing all the easiness and wisdom in the patient's wellbeing.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

she's excellent!

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4.7 out of 5
165 Patient Ratings
36 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, May 2019

Care provider was new but familiarized herself with my matter. She answered all questions and concerns.

SHC Patient, May 2019

During the week at home sometimes is very difficult to get in contact or even get a message to her.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Walter was great!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

I'm a mystery on what is wrong but they listened and want to help.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

surprised at amount of time she spent explaining the various issues. Welcomed

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

This was our first time but we were very happy & very pleased with Dr. Jessica.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Very good condition. Thank.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

The doctors were great Dr. Eric Rider and Dr. Jessica Walter were great on explaining and giving suggestions.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

I was not diagnosed until I saw Dr. Walters on my 1st visit. I suffered from 2011 to 2017. I cannot thank her enough!

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Walter is a wonderful physician. I am very lucky to be her patient. I feel confident and in great hands with her.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Excellent Dr. Walter very professional and very human providing all the easiness and wisdom in the patient's wellbeing.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

she's excellent!

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

She never seems to be in a hurry to go to other patients.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Walter was amazing--better than we could have hoped. She listened, she asked great questions, she responded to our questions clearly. She supports my wish to order tests to continue investigation and hopefully find answers to the root problem of my gait issues. I feel blessed to have her as my neurologist.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Absolutely outstanding experience. Definitely impressed with thoroughness of interview and examination, the time Dr. Walter spent with me and her general professionalism.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Dr. Walter is brilliant, personable, and very generous with her time.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Excellent, knowledgeable, clear & succinct.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Doctor explain in simple words what could have been my health problem.she gave advise on ways to avoid sleep disorder.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Jessica Walter is an amazing doctor. She always takes ample time for the appointment and answers all the questions my husband and I have. Could not be better.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Everything good -

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

good

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Jessica Walter was very kind & nice to me, trying very hard to understand my issue, she never rush the time doing thorough diagnostic on my medical issue. She is a wonderful care provider to have.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Walter was fabulous. I was so pleased with my experience. She spent a great deal of time with me. She was very thorough and detailed in her questions and evaluation. Not only this, she was extremely caring and kind. I was so impressed with her and grateful for her help. She involved me in the care and made sure all my questions were answered. She was great and gave excellent care. I could not say enough good things. Thank you Dr. Walter!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

I was very worried about my condition, and the doctor was very concerned and kind and thorough

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Walters was competent & caring.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

I have more confidence in this doctor than I have had in a long time.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

It shows that they care for your health.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

We were half an hour early but the Jessica Walter helped us immediately, and then also took our regular appointment time. This means that instead of 60 minutes we had 90 minutes with her which was amazing as she had so much knowledge to share, was so patient in answering all of our questions and made us feel at ease.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

overall, had very good experience with all the doctors. didn't feel rushed at all, except with cardiologist

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

This doctor provided more information than any neurologist I have seen.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Perfect without words.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

I found Dr. Walter to be very competent and attentive regarding my issues and medical history.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr Walter is very good

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Extremely impressed by Dr. Walter - she was easy to talk to and very focused on trying to help me. Obviously a highly qualified physician.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Walter very nice & seemed to care. Dr. Ziefert very very attentive & wanted to get the solutions as did Dr. Walter.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Walter is simply superb in ALL respects!