Michael Walters, MD

Michael Walters, MD, FACS

(352) 265-0535

Biography

Michael J. Walters, M.D., is an assistant professor of surgery on the acute care surgery team at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Walters earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and completed general surgery residencies at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Walters is currently a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps and his active duty service in Afghanistan includes deployments with the 909th, 1980th and 915th Forward Surgical Teams and the 94th Combat Support Hospital. His military honors include National Defense Service Medals, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, NATO Afghanistan Service Medals, Army Service Ribbons, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device, and the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two stars.

Dr. Walters is a member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States and the American College of Surgeons. His clinical interests include surgical and critical care of trauma patients, delivering surgical care in austere environments and complex abdominal wall reconstruction surgery with care of enterocutaneous fistula.

Education

Fellowship - Critical Care
University of Florida
2017

Residency - Surgery
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
2008

Residency - Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
2005

Intern - Surgery
Medical College of Wisconsin
2004

Medical Degree
Medical College of Wisconsin
2003

Honors and Awards

National Defense Service Medal
United States Armed Forces
2012

NATO Afghanistan Service Medal
United States Armed Forces
2012

Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device
United States Armed Forces
2012

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 2 Stars Army Service Ribbon
US Army
2012

National Defense Service Medal
United States Armed Forces
2010

Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device
United States Armed Forces
2010

Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ Campaign Star NATO Afghanistan Service Medal
United States Armed Forces
2010

Army Service Ribbon
US Army
2010

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
United States Armed Forces
2009

Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster
US Army
2009

National Defense Service Medal
United States Armed Forces
2008