Dr. Sue Chadwick Walker, DMD, PC
Dr. Sue Walker is originally from the small town of Preston, Idaho. She received her undergraduate training at Utah State University and Idaho State University. After moving to Portland, she completed her dental training at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene in 1990 and her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in 1995.
Dr. Walker took over the Milwaukie dental practice of Dr. Orville Boyle when he retired in 1996. Aside from her private practice, Dr. Walker has also taught at Portland Community College as a supervising dentist and has been involved as an associate professor and student mentor at OHSU. Dr.Walker is actively involved in many study clubs that provide the opportunity for continued training. These include the Portland Dental Research Group, Northwest Oral Surgeons Advanced Implant Study Club and PROH. Dr. Walker is a member in good standing of the American Dental Association® and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Away from the office, Dr. Walker enjoys spending time with her husband, Wally, and their three children. They spend many hours transporting children to and from school and church activities. When not in the car, Dr. Walker enjoys cooking, gardening and reading a good book.
In one word? Our team is amazing! Everyone from the front office to the operatories is kind, conscientious, caring and gentle. We want to make sure that you have an outstanding experience at our office. Our team will work with you to help you understand all of our treatments so you can choose the best one for you and will get you the help you need when filing your insurance claim or choosing a payment option. You can meet the members of our team below and you can call 503-659-2522 to schedule an appointment with our dentist in Milwaukie.
Bobbi works in our office as a dental assistant and helps our office work like a well-oiled machine. We appreciate the ways that she looks out for each of us. Bobbi is a busy mom of four and a jackof all trades. In her free time she enjoys music, reading, teaching fitness classes and sneaking in a nap when no one is watching, which unfortunately never happens because she is a busy mom of four! We are lucky to haver Bobbi in our office and enjoy her fun and caring personality.
Susie has worked as a dental hygienist in our office since 2006. She is a 1980 graduate from the dental hygiene program at Oregon Health and Science University. Susie is originally from Albany and did her pre-dental hygiene classes at Oregon State University. Susie has three grown sons and enjoys gardening and traveling to sunny locations with her husband.
In a former life, Kim traveled the world and lived abroad in Brazil, Spain and Peru. She speaks five languages and once wrestled a crocodile while visiting the Amazon jungle. After attending Brigham Young University, she returned to Oregon and settled down, finding her way to our office in 2016. These days she spends most of her free time somewhere on a trail, at the beach or in the mountains and always has an overnight bag packed so that she is ready for her next adventure.
Tracy has worked in our office as a dental hygienist since 1996. She was originally trained as a radiology technologist and a few years later decided on a career in dental hygiene. She is a 1996 graduate of the dental hygiene program at Portland Community College. Tracy is a busy mom of two boys. She and her husband also have cats, dogs and two horses. When she can sneak away, she goes horse riding with friends. Tracy is originally from Milwaukie.
Zhanna is a graduate of the dental assisting program at Portland Community College. After completing her internship with Dr. Walker, she has worked in our office since 2000. Zhanna grew up in Russia and came to the U.S. when she was nine years old. Her family settled in Oregon City, where she graduated from Oregon City High School. Zhanna and her husband enjoy spending weekends at the Oregon Coast with their children.
Emmelie Walker is a 2011 graduate of West Linn High School and a 2013 graduate of Clackamas Community College. She has worked with us since 2011, assisting the front office. When she is not at work, she enjoys time with her family. She is a hardcore Pokemon fan and can tell you anything you would like to know on that topic. Emmelie loves her cats (Cookie and Misty) and is always amused by their antics. She is equally amused by her brother’s antics, which requires a skill set she is applying to her interaction with dental insurance companies.