Walter J. Linz, MD, MBA

Baylor Scott & White Health

Medical Director, Blood Bank & Transfusion Medicine, McLane Children's Hospital Lab, Progenitor Cell Laboratory

Pathology, Transfusion Medicine

Patient Care Emphasis
ABO Incompatibility, Apheresis Medicine, Blood Typing, Immune Hemolytic Anemia, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Transfusion Reaction - Hemolytic

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    September 19, 2005

  • Babcock School of Business - Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, MBA, 2000
  • Bowman Gray School of Medicine - Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, MD, 1991
  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA, BS, 1986

  • Specialty Training
  • Blood Bank & Transfusion Medicine Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Pathology Residency, Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory

    Awards and Honors
  • Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award – Baylor Scott & White Pathology Department, 2016
  • Harvard Macy Scholar, 2012
  • Outstanding Lecturer, CLS Program, 2011-2012
  • College of American Pathologists Foundation Young Leader Award, 2001
  • Medical Foundation Scholar, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, 1986-1991
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Emory University, 1985

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Association of Blood Banks
  • Fellow, College of American Pathologists
  • Board Member, American Society for Apheresis

  • Languages Spoken


    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508