Dr Woodruff Walker - specialist in uterine fibroid embolisation
About Dr Walker
Dr Woodruff John Walker is a Consultant
Diagnostic & 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. Since that time he
has published numerous articles and chapters on Interventional Radiology and Interventional and Diagnostic Gynaecology.
In addition to those publications he has published a further 23 articles and chapters on fibroid embolisation and
the list of these together with 65 papers presented at international meetings and invited teaching on fibroid embolisation
can be seen by clicking on the 'Papers' links on the left.
He has personally carried out more than 2,200 fibroid embolisations as part of the Royal Surrey and London Clinic trial.
Dr Walker is 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.
He has an NHS Lifetime Achievement Award and for the last five years has carried out 4 voluntary sessions per week for The Royal
Surrey County Hospital.