About Dr. Walton
Known for his excellent, technical surgical skills, board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. K. Glen Walton, offers a number of cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures. Working out of the Aesthetic Center of Gainesville since November 1997, Dr. Walton is highly sought after by patients in both locations and surrounding areas. Trained in all aspects of plastic surgery, Dr. Walton provides procedures for the face, body, breast, and skin to not only rejuvenate the appearance, but to make a patient feel confident and secure. Dr. Walton relates very well to his patients thanks to his superb bedside manner. With his easy going manner, Dr. Walton is well loved and respected by both his patients and his staff.
Skills & Expertise
Dr. Walton is well versed in all aspects of plastic surgery, so he carries out a large variety of procedures. He has a special interest in hand surgery, where he can effectively treat a number of deformities, traumatic injuries, and nerve issues to restore a patient’s quality of life. Dr. Walton also focuses on rhinoplasty to not only repair the nose but to enhance a patient’s overall appearance. However, Dr. Walton accepts patients in all areas of plastic surgery and uses his finesse to obtain truly stunning results.
Education and Training
Dr. Walton attended high school in Atlanta, GA and went on to graduate from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984. While at Dartmouth, Dr. Walton was selected for Phi Beta Kappa membership. From there, Dr. Walton went to Emory University Medical School in Atlanta, graduating with his Doctorate of Medicine Degree in 1988. At Emory, Dr. Walton was invited to join the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Walton then completed his residency in General Surgery at the Emory University General Surgery Program from 1988 – 1993. He completed a fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Plastic Surgery Program from 1993 – 1995. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Walton began his professional career at Plastic Surgery of Athens, in Athens, GA from 1995 – 1997, before joining Aesthetic Center of Gainesville in 1997.
Awards and Honors
Dr. Walton holds the distinction of being board-certified in plastic surgery since 1997. In addition, Dr. Walton is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons (FACS). Dr. Walton is also a contributing author for Dallas Rhinoplasty, Nasal Surgery by the Masters, which is considered one of the world’s premier sources for technical advances in rhinoplasty.
Dr. Walton is proud to be a member of the following societies:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS)
- American College of Surgeons (FACS)
- Medical Association of Georgia (MAG)
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Outside the Office
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Walton grew up with a background in medicine, with his father being a Urologist and his brother who is currently practicing as a Urologist in Athens, GA. Dr. Walton is married and the father of five children: Benjamin, Miller, Claire, Annie, and Lucy. Dr. Walton’s interests include skiing, tennis, kayaking, and taking care of his family’s six dogs (two golden retrievers and four smaller dogs).