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About Sickkids
About SickKids

David A. Walker, DDS MS FRCD(C), Dip ABOMS, FADSA

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

University of Toronto
Staff Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Implant Prosthodontic Unit
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry

Other Positions

Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Chair Anesthesia Committee 2006-10

Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Council
Ontario Regional Councilor 2005-10

Canadian Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Founding President - 2006-9

Canadian Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Executive Director - 2010

Phone: 416-964-9046
Fax: 416-964-2148
Email: davidwalker@bellnet.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Walker received his DDS from the University of Toronto (1980) and after an internship at Toronto Western Hospital (1980-81) completed a 4- year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1985) and a Master of Science (1986). Dr. Walker is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (1987), a Diplomate of the American Boards of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery(1988) and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology (2005) and is a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (2005).


Dr. Walker is principle investigator in a distraction osteogenesis research project at University of Toronto (2006 –present) and has lectured internationally and published extensively in this area.


Chapter 34  - “Buried Bidirectional Telescopic Distraction” p.313 – 322, Walker. D. Craniofacial Distraction Osteogenesis, Editors - Samchukov. M, Cherkashin. A, Cope. J,Mosby 2001