CNN's Amara Walker's Plastic Surgeon Husband Dr.Thomas Walker - Biography

HitBerryPublished on   28 Aug, 2016Updated on   05 May, 2021

Dr. Thomas Walker is a Facial Plastic Surgeon who has had double-board certification from American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as from the American Board of Head and Neck Surgery. 

Education and Fellowship Program

Thomas started his medical journey with an undergradute degree from Oakland University in Michigan, where he excelled in his Biology Major with Summa cum Laude. Thomas attended Wayne State University Medical School in Michigan. There, he was privildeged to have been a part of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society - a place where only those fortunate 5% of students get. Then after, he graduated from University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital, Florida with an MD degree (Doctor of Medicine).

Furthermore, he did his 5 years Residency program in Otolaryngology (area of medicine that deals with conditions of ear, nose and throat region) from University of Illinois, Chicago. He was declared as the Chief Resident in his final years. At last, he was provided with a fellowship program in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 


Dr. Walker specializes in numerous areas such as Septoplasty (a surgical procedure done to straighten the bone that divides the nose into two), Rhinoplasty (Nose surgery), Balloon Sinuplasty (to treat nose sinuses), ear sugeries, eye-lid surgeries as well as advanced sinus surgeries.

Moreover, with extensive sub-specialty training during his fellowship program, Dr. Walker also specializes in surgical as well as non-surgical procedures for Botox, laser resurfacing, facial implants,chin augmentation, far transfer,  dermal fillers (injection fillers to smoothen wrinkles) and chemical peels (used to improve the skin quality and texture).

Botox treatment on Female (Left : Before , Right : After) Areas treated : forehead, chin, lips

Botox treatment on Female (Left : Before , Right : After) Areas treated : forehead, chin, lips

Dr. Walker makes the impossible an easy task. He is one of the few doctors who has the ability to produce and use the same patient's own rib or ear cartilage to reconstruct a damaged nose. 

Through his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida, Thomas is known to be one of the renowned endoscopic sinus surgeon. 


Dr. Walker is not only a medical practitioner - he is also an author, a professor as well as a researcher. He has written many articles for various books and publications. His notable works include a chapter in Dr. Papel's book of Facial and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and also a chapter in Cummings Otolaryngology. He has also contributed for the textbook Facial Sugery: Plastic and Reconstructive, which was edited by the professors of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School. He has published various articles at Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. 


Thomas Walker  works at Aesthetic and Plastic Center of Atlanta at Peach Tree, Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. Consultation charges are absolutely free. Furthermore, Dr. Walker has hospital associations with Northside Hospital, which has its branches in Atlanta, Cherokee and Forsyth.  

Personality and Patients Review

Thomas Walker is known to be of a good-natured personality who is never hesitant to meet his patients and regards the opportunity to treat patients as a privilege to achieve his goals.  According to Real Self, patients who had consulted with Dr. Thomas were really satisfied with the service he provides. He answers patients queries on time and provides relevant suggesstions to those in need. 

Personal Life

Dr. Walker has been married to CNN news anchor Amara Walker since July, 2012. The couple got married in Australia and also had their own wedding website launched through The Knot. His wife Amara shifted to Atlanta along with him and started working for CNN since 2013, who was previously working at Fox News. Thomas, as a husband, assists his wife in kitchen duties, spends time with his beloved wife while travelling and bicycling. He is a fluent German and English speaker. 

Apart from family, surgeon Thomas is an enthusiastic golf and tennis player.