Robert S. Walter, M.D., FAAP

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Dr. Rob Walter is a Board-Certified Pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  He received his bachelors and medical degrees through the six-year accelerated program at Northwestern University and completed his pediatric residency at Northwestern’s Children’s Memorial Hospital.  Having been residency director of the Dupont Jefferson Pediatric Residency Program and Associated Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Walter left academia to pursue his passion for primary care pediatrics at Brandywine Pediatrics in 1998.  Dr. Walter enjoys helping families navigate the shifting challenges throughout a child’s development.  Dr. Walter is on the active staff of Christina Hospital and the Dupont Hospital for Children.

Dr. Walter has annually been recognized as a Top Doctor by both Philadelphia Magazine and Delaware Today since 2015.  He also won the community pediatrician and resident teaching awards through the Dupont Hospital for Children.  He served as the medical member of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association, reflecting his particular interest in sports and adolescent medicine.  In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Walter is the director of the annual ROY Warren Seminar in pediatrics at The Dupont Hospital for over 20 years and is the program director for the annual Hot Topics in Pediatrics in Disneyworld.  Dr. Walter is a frequent contributor to print and television news outlets on general topics of pediatrics.  He is the creator and cohost of the Podcast Pediatricians podcast for pediatric caregivers and savvy parents (

Dr. Walter has two grown children and is currently between dogs.  In his spare time, Dr. Walter enjoys travel, exercising, movies/Broadway, and Philly sports (Cowboy and Yankee fans are still welcome).  He is a strong advocate for all children having a pediatric medical home, recognizing the importance of a strong relationship between pediatric caregivers and all families to provide optimal care to children.