Dr Woodruff John Walker

Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist


Year qualified:1970


Personal profile

Dr Woodruff Walker is a Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist. He is currently Lead Clinician in Gynaecological Cancer at the Royal Surrey County Hospital and St Luke's Cancer Centre in Guildford, Surrey. He qualified as a doctor at the Middlesex Hospital in 1970, trained in Radiology at the Groote-Schuur Hospital in Cape Town and carried out his first embolisation for gastro-intestinal haemorrhage in 1976.

He has published numerous articles and chapters on Interventional Radiology and Interventional and Diagnostic Gynaecology. In addition he has published 90 articles, chapters and presentations on fibroid embolisation.

He has personally carried out more than 2,200 uterine fibroid embolisations as part of the Royal Surrey and London Clinic trial.

Dr Walker has been Lead Gynaecological Cancer Radiologist at the Royal Surrey County Hospital which is a national referral centre for gynaecological cancer and has a Silver Merit Award from the NHS and a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Radiologists

Clinical Interests

  • Gynaecological radiology
  • General radiology
  • Interventional radiology
  • Fibroid embolisation

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