Cheryl K. Walker, M.D.


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Reproductive Infectious Diseases and Immunology


  • Research Professor


Cheryl K. Walker is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-6670
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Walker has two primary research interests. She leads a team that is developing innovative non-hormonal contraceptive methods. She also examines mechanisms that translate exposures experienced by women before and during pregnancy into influences that shape the developing brain.


Family Planning

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital
Perinatal Origins of Disparities Center


M.D., UC San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco CA 1985


UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1989


UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1991

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Infectious Disease Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Honors and Awards

Faculty Teaching Award, Stanford Gynecology & Obstetrics Residents, 2001

Faculty Teaching Award, University of California, Irvine Obstetrics & Gynecology Residents, Classes of 1996,1997,1998,1999, 2001

Graduated cum laude with honors in history, 1980

Graduated cum laude with honors in history, University of California, San Francisco Chapter, 1980