Medical Staff

Our Medical staff at Warner Robins ENT.


Kenneth J. Walker, M.D.
American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Walker is an active staff member at Houston Medical Center and the Perry Hospital. He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Georgia Institute of Technology, attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia and completed his Ear, Nose & Throat residency at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. After training Dr. Walker relocated to Warner Robins, where he and his wife Tammi have raised four children, and now have two grandbaby girls. Dr. and Mrs. Walker have been part of the community for over 25 years and look forward to staying here for the foreseeable future.


Christy VanDalinda, NP
Nurse Practioner

Christy VanDalinda is a native of Warner Robins and has been with Warner Robins ENT since 2006. Mrs. VanDalinda is a graduate of Warner Robins High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree at the Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing. At Kennesaw State University Christy earned a Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Christy currently resides in Houston County with her husband Ryan, a Warner Robins High School teacher, and their three daughters, Brooke, Alyx and Ragan.


Valarie H. Ford MSN, R.N.,
CORLN, ENT Certified: Clinical Nurse Specialist

Valarie is a Master's prepared registered nurse and is here to assist Dr. Walker in your evaluation and care. She is certified in Ear, Nose & Throat nursing (CORLN) by the Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Nursing. Valarie was born and raised in the Tucker/Stone Mountain area. She graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia in 1983 and practiced in the intensive care setting, cardiac surgery, and then family practice. Valarie completed her Master’s degree in 1997 and has worked in otolaryngology with Dr. Walker since 1999. Valarie has been a resident of Warner Robins, since marrying her husband, Ken, in 1983. She has two grown daughters and a grandson.


Melinda Maddox, RN, FNP
Family Nurse Practicioner

Melinda graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1982. She then completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Georgia Southern College in 1990. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Melinda has over twenty-five years of experience as a family nurse practitioner in the middle Georgia area. She is a member of the Georgia Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau. Melinda and her husband, Jim have three children, Christopher, Anna and Austin.