Eleanor Walker MD

Eleanor M Walker, MD

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Specialties: Radiation Oncology

Services: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cancer Research, Radiation Oncology

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology - Radiation Oncology


  • Washington University, MO, 1988
  • University of Notre Dame, IN, 1984

Residencies & Internships

  • Univ. of Maryland Medical Systems, Radiation Oncology, MD, 1993
  • Vanderbilt University, Internal Medicine, TN, 1989

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute 


Senior staff physician, Henry Ford Cancer Institute
Division Director Breast Services in the Department of Radiation Oncology

Clinical interests in breast, prostate, radiosurgery and cancer incidence and treatment in minority populations as well as special research interests in breast cancer and integrative therapies.


Care Philosophy"
"I believe in treating each patient as if they were my own family member."


Biographical Statement:
Attended Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Completed her post-graduate training at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Tennessee and University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where she also completed a fellowship in the Department of Radiation Oncology.


Awards and Honors:
Dr. Walker has also received several awards including the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship Award, Federal Drug Administration Recognition of Service Award, Washington University School of Medicine Cardiology Award, University of Notre Dame Distinguished Black Exemplar, 1998 University of Notre Dame Sorin Award. She was also featured as part of the Who’s Who in Black Detroit 2006. Dr. Walker's most recent publications include: Li S, Aref I, Walker E, Movsas B. (2007). “Effects of prescription depth, cylinder size, treatment length, tip space, and curved end on doses in high-dose-rate vaginal brachytherapy.” Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. Mar 15;67(4): 1268-77.




  • Videos

    Eleanor Walker, MD -- Breast Radiation Oncology, Henry Ford Health System

    Frankie Darcell Breast Cancer Journey


Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202

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