Walter Adam, M.D., was born in Edinburgh and graduated doctor of medicine in the university of his native city 1st August, 1816 (D.M.I. de Catalepsi). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians of London 16th March, 1818, and a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2nd November, 1819.
Dr. Adam was the author of The Osteological Symmetry of the Camel. 4to. Lond. 1832.