Charles N. Walker, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology

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Cancer Center, Yale

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Urology: General Adult Urology | General Urology | Male Reproductive Health/Sexual Medicine

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Biography

  • Practice Locations: York Street Campus, Chapel Street Campus, Hamden, Guilford, and VA Connecticut Health Care
  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Clinical Interests: Men's Health; prostate and other cancers of the urinary tract, sexual and erectile dysfunction, low testosterone and testosterone replacement therapy, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlargement of the prostate gland). Minimally invasive surgery to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, implantation of inflatable penile prosthesis, minimally invasive vasectomy, radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer, artificial urinary sphincter and male sling placement for urinary incontinence, laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery for kidney cancer including cryosurgical ablation for kidney cancer.


Charles Walker, M.D., Assistant Professor of Urology, earned his medical degree with honors in research 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 completed a six month research fellowship in the Urology Research Laboratories at Yale University School of Medicine during his residency 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, vasectomy, minimally invasive prosthetic surgery (inflatable penile prosthesis, artificial urinary sphincter, male sling), testosterone replacement therapy, 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 radical prostatectomy, and laparoscopic kidney surgery. He is experienced at treating patients with complex medical issues and at performing successful surgery on patients who are considered high risk. 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.

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for men with erectile dysfunction and other male-related health issues, he has established the Cardiovascular and Sexual Health Clinic which is currently open and accepting new patients. Dr. Walker is developing a men’s health program in collaboration with the Yale Primary Care Center and has recently established a collaboration with the SIMs (Sexuality, Intimacy and Menopause) clinic which is run by the Gynecology Service. He is also Director of Oncology and Men’s Health at the VA Healthcare System in West Haven.

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.

His research interests include high-risk prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease, health disparity, and geriatrics. He is the site principal investigator for two national multicenter prostate cancer clinical trials at the VA Healthcare System. One involves men with high risk prostate cancer and one men who are on active surveillance of prostate cancer.

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.

Education & Training

MD Cornell University Medical College (2000)
BS Georgetown University,
Administrative Chief Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Intern and Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Board Certification AB of Urology (2008)

Honors & Recognition

  • Urology Administrative Chief ResidentYale University School of Medicine (2005)

  • Bristol-Meyer Squibb Academic Medicine Fellow, Fellowship Program in Academic Medicine National Medicine Fellowships Inc. (2002)

  • Conferred the degree of Doctor of Medicine with Honors in ResearchJoan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY (2000)

  • Doctor of Medicine with Honors in ResearchWeill Medical College of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (2000)

Professional Service

  • Member American Geriatric Society (2012 - 2012)

  • Member R. Frank Jones Urological Society (2010 - 2015)

  • Moderator, Annual Meeting Scientific Program R. Frank Jones Urological Society (2010 - 2015)

  • Advisor, Minority Mentorship Program R. Frank Jones Urological Society (2010 - 2015)

  • Member Geriatric Urology Society (2010 - 2015)

  • Member Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons (2006 - 2015)

  • Member American Urologic Association (2006 - 2015)

  • Member Sexual Medicine Society of North America (2005 - 2015)

  • Moderator Prostate Cancer Awareness Support Group, VA Connecticut Healthcare System (2007 - 2011)

  • Editor JAG Manuscript # JAG 14-0004 "Low-intensity extracorporeal shockwave therapy improves erectile dysfunction - a pilot study with 2 years follow up." (2014 - 2014)

International Activity

  • Yale New Haven Hospital Shoreline Community Health: "Urinary problems in men: it's not only about ED." Guilford, CT, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Yale University School of Medicine Resident Lecture Series - Campbell's Review: Chapter 23 - Physiology of Penile erection and Pathophysiology of Erectile Dysfunction. New Haven, CT, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • Lecture - Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven "Intimacy at Every Stage" - A forum on sexual health and wellness when facing an illness. New Haven, CT, United States (2014 - 2014)

  • National Medical Association Annual Meeting, "Greenlight Vaporization of the Prostate Using the XPS-Moxy." United States (2012 - 2012)

  • National Medical Association Annual Meeting, Hands-On Workshop: Greenlight XPS-Moxy for Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate. United States (2012 - 2012)

  • Yale Univ. School of Medicine Mechanisms of Disease Course: Organs/Systems: Renal Module Lecture: "Urinary Obstruction." New Haven, CT, United States (2011 - 2013)

  • Yale Univ. School of Medicine Urology Residency Lecture Series: "Urinary Obstruction." New Haven, CT, United States (2011 - 2012)

  • Yale Univ. School of Medicine PA Program Nephrology Lecture Series: "Genitourinary Trauma and Urologic Emergencies." New Haven, CT, United States (2011 - 2012)

  • National Medical Association Annual Meeting, "High Frequency Focused Ultrasound for the Treatment of Recurrent Prostate Cancer after External Beam Radiation Therapy." United States (2011 - 2011)

  • Course Director, Yale Univ. School of Medicine Mechanisms of Disease Course: Organs/Systems: Renal Module: GU Tumor Lab New Haven, CT, United States (2010 - 2012)

  • Yale Univ. School of Medicine General Surgery Residency Lecture Series: "Genitourinary Trauma and Urologic Emergencies." New Haven, CT, United States (2010 - 2010)

  • Urology Grand Rounds, Yale Univ. School of Medicine "Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate. The New gold standard in the treatment of BPH?" New Haven, CT, United States (2010 - 2010)

  • National Medical Association Annual Meeting. "Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate. The New gold standard in the treatment of BPH?" Las Vegas, NV, United States (2009 - 2009)

  • Yale Univ. School of Medicine Urology Residency Lecture Series: "Genitourinary Trauma and Urologic Emergencies." New Haven. CT, United States (2009 - 2012)

  • National Medical Association Annual Meeting. "Photoselective vaporization of the prostrate. Is TURP a thing of the past?" Honolulu. HI, United States (2007 - 2007)

  • Moderator, Yale Univ. School of Medicine Mechanisms of Disease Course: Organs/Systems: Renal Module: GU Tumor Lab New Haven, CT, United States (2007 - 2013)

  • Yale Univ. School of Medicine PA Program Nephrology Lecture Series: "Genitourinary Trauma and Urologic Emergencies." New Haven, CT, United States (2007 - 2012)

  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America (2005)

    Sexual Medicine Society of North America

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Contact Info

Charles N. Walker, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Urology Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste 4th Floor Multispecialty Care Center

New Haven, CT 06511
Cardiovascular and Sexual Health ClinicYale-New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
111 Goose Lane, Ste 2400

Guilford, CT 06437
Yale Urology330 Orchard Street, Ste 164
New Haven, CT 06511
VA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
Mailing Address
PO Box 208058
New Haven, CT 06520-8058

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