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Blair E. Walker, MD

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Blair E. Walker, MD

A long time Longhorn, Dr. Walker received her BA in Plan II from the University of Texas, Austin, followed by her MD from UTMB in Galveston. She is excited to be a part of the faculty of the new Dell Medical School at the University of Texas.

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  • Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
  • Seton Edgar B. Davis
  • Seton Highland Lakes
  • Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Seton Medical Center Hays
  • Seton Medical Center Williamson
  • Seton Northwest Hospital
  • Seton Shoal Creek
  • Seton Smithville Regional Hospital
  • Seton Southwest Hospital
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Provides Care Through

  • Seton Mind Institute

My Passion for Healthcare

Growing up in a family of medical caregivers, including many heart surgeons, I have always had an interest in medicine and gaining a deep understanding of how the human body works. Psychiatry is what I became passionate about after witnessing family and friends struggle with mental health problems. I realized mental health is a crucial component to overall health, and is too often overlooked. As a member of the Seton Psychiatry Consultation and Liasion team, I work with other medical specialties and hospitalists to help our medically ill patients heal their bodies and minds.

Services I Provide

  1. Hospital-based Psychiatric Consultation
  2. Emergency Psychiatry

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX

  • Residency

    UT Southwestern Austin Program, Austin, TX

  • Fellowship

    UT Southwestern Austin Program, Austin, TX

  • Board Certification

    Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    Psychosomatic Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

My Clinical Focus

I enjoy teaching students and residents about consult psychiatry, and am most passionate about caring for medically ill patients across the Seton family. As part of a team of medical consult psychiatrists, I assess and treat psychiatric symptoms associated with a wide variety of medical problems including organ and infectious diseases, cancer, medication side-effects, delirium and withdrawal syndromes.


  1. American Psychiatric Association
  2. Texas Medical Association

Insurances Accepted

    Seton Family of Doctors currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna - Commercial
  • Aetna QHP - Exchange Plan
  • Aetna-MA - Medicare Advantage
  • ARIA - Benefit Plans Covered: Covenant Management System Employee Benefit Plan (CMS-EBP) and Healthy Equations Self Funded Benefit Plans (HEBP)
  • Austin Travis County Integral Care (ATCIC)
  • Beacon - Medicaid
  • Beacon - Sendero Idealcare (Effective 09/01/2015) Commercial HMO/Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross - Medicare Advantage
  • BlueCross - PPO/POS/Par Plan
  • Coventry Health Care - Commercial/Network Access
  • First Health - PPO, HMO, EPO, Medicare Advantage
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO - Commercial
  • LifeSynch (Humana) - Commercial/Medicare Advantage
  • Magellan Health - PPO, HMO, Medicaid, Medicare
  • Medicaid (Traditional)
  • Medicare
  • Mental Health Associates (MH Net) - Coordinated Care Network (CCN), Preferred Provider Network (PPN), Medicare Advantage
  • SIMS Foundation - Non Profit
  • United Behavioral Health - Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health - Medicaid STAR + PLUS
  • Value Options (TIN 74-2869762) - Commercial

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Why Choose Psychiatry Services with Seton

The right psychiatric services can mean a dramatically improved quality of life for you or a loved one, as well as for your surrounding support network. The Seton Mind Institute offers advanced behavioral health services for those in Austin and throughout Central Texas.

Our psychiatrists provide mental health care for kids, teens and adults, including seniors and veterans. By combining clinical expertise and the latest research in bio and neurosciences field with world-class medicine and mindful care, Seton has established the most comprehensive behavioral sciences program in Central Texas. We also offer addiction help for those struggling with alcohol or chemical dependency.

Our team offers the high level of care and treatment needed to help you enjoy a fuller, healthier life, including inpatient programs as well as outpatient programs.

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