Fairen Walker-McCarter, MD

Dr. Walker-McCarter is a Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine physician with a strong academic background including Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency training and Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine fellowship training
at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. She has extensive training in musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnosis and treatment.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received her medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. During her
training, Dr. Walker-McCarter published book chapters on musculoskeletal topics and presented at multiple conferences nationally and internationally. Outside of academic training, she dedicated much of her time to volunteer work in her local
community and abroad. She was elected and served as Chief Resident during her final year in residency.

Dr. Walker-McCarter is an energetic and attentive physician with a passion for treating musculoskeletal and neurological conditions and committed to providing the best possible treatment for every one of her patients.

Specialties:
Physiatrist
Sports Medicine
Interventional Spine

Board Eligibilities:
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Education and Training:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Medical School – University of Alabama School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine

Awards, Publications, Presentations:
Walker-McCarter F, Fine J. “Chapter 32: Mallet Finger and Jersey Finger.” Musculoskeletal Sports and Spine Disorders: A Comprehensive Guide. Ed. Kahn SB and Xu RY. Springer International Publishing, 2017.

Walker-McCarter F, Fine J. “Chapter 49: Ischial Bursitis.” Musculoskeletal Sports and Spine Disorders: A Comprehensive Guide. Ed. Kahn SB and Xu RY. Springer International Publishing, 2017.
Walker-McCarter F, Cruz L, Miranda-Comas G, Sheth P. Leg Swelling in a Patient Following Intra-articular Hip Injection of Platelet Rich Plasma. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Meeting: Orlanda, Fl.
Walker F, Lercher K, Rakesh N. The Curious Case of Trephine Syndrome with Associated Partial Seizures in a Patient with Bicoronal Hemicraniectomies: A Case Report. 11 th World Congress on Brain Injury; the Hague, the Netherlands.

Walker F, Lercher K. Anabolic Steroid Abuse as Cause of Ischemic Stroke: A Case Report. Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting; Sacramento, CA.
Walker F, Lercher K. Marsupialization of a Skull Flap as an Unusual Case of Meralgia Paresthetica: A Case Report. Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting; Sacramento, CA.

Walker F Saturday Night Palsy in a Spinal Cord Injury Patient While Performing a Bowel Routine. Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting; Sacramento, CA.