Charles Nathan Walker MD
Assistant Professor of Urology
Charles Walker, M.D., Assistant Professor of Urology, earned his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and completed his residency in general surgery and his residency and chief residency in urology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He conducted a research fellowship at Urology Research Laboratories at Yale University School of Medicine and is Board Certified in Urology.
Dr. Walker is an advocate for men’s health and is committed to a holistic approach to patient care. He specializes in treating conditions and performing surgical procedures related to men’s health, including erectile dysfunction, minimally invasive penile prosthetic surgery (inflatable penile prosthesis, artificial urinary sphincter, male sling), benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlargement of the prostate gland), and minimally invasive surgery to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. Dr. Walker is a national proctor for GreenLight Laser vaporization of the prostate. His surgical expertise also includes minimally invasive vasectomy, laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery for kidney cancer, and cryosurgical ablation for kidney cancer.
Dedicated to improving the quality of life for men with erectile dysfunction and other male-related health issues, he is currently opening an Erectile Dysfunction Clinic at the Yale Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford and is developing a men’s health program in collaboration with the Yale Primary Care Center. As a highly accomplished surgeon of African-American and Hispanic descent, Dr. Walker looks to continue expanding his practice and the awareness of men’s health to the local and regional African-American and Hispanic male population.
Dr. Walker is Director of Oncology and Director of Health at the VA Healthcare System in West Haven. He is experienced at treating patients with highly complex medical issues involving multiple organ systems and at performing successful surgeries on patients who are considered very high risk.
His research interests include high-risk prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease, geriatrics: Co-Investigator on education grant received from the American Geriatrics Society, health disparity, and vascular biology of erectile function. Dr. Walker is continuously learning about and participating in the latest developments and innovations in the field of urology so that he can offer the newest therapies and surgical procedures to his patients.
Dr. Walker is a member of the American Medical Association, American Urological Association, Society of Prosthetic Surgeons, Sexual Medicine Society of North America, National Medical Association, American Geriatrics Society, and Geriatric Urology Society.
Sexual Medicine Society of North America
Education & Training
- Cornell University Medical College (2000)
- Intern and Resident
- Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, General Surgery (2000 - 2002)
- Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, Urology (2003 - 2005)
- Administrative Chief Resident
- Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, Urology (2005 - 2006)
- Board Certification
- Urology, Board Certified (2008)
Honors & Recognition
- Bristol-Meyer Squibb Academic Medicine Fellow, Fellowship Program in Academic Medicine
National Medicine Fellowships Inc. (2002)
- Doctor of Medicine with Honors in Research
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2000)