Lise Walker,MD


Physician, High-Risk Breast Clinic

Lise Walker

I am passionate about identifying women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer and exploring interventions that may help reduce their risk.

City of Hope Phoenix
14200 West Celebrate Life Way
Goodyear, AZ 85338
City of Hope North Phoenix
2915 W. Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027
General Surgery
Medical school:

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA


General Surgery -- Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX


General Surgery – American Board of Surgery

About Me

Dr. Lise Walker joined City of Hope in July 2022. As a physician for the High-Risk Breast Clinic at City of Hope Phoenix and North Phoenix Outpatient Care Center, she helps patients at high risk for breast cancer make the lifestyle changes that may help decrease their risk, working with her team to provide breast cancer screening and risk-reduction and prevention strategies.

Dr. Walker brings to City of Hope more than three decades of experience working with breast cancer patients, including serving as the head of an Arizona high-risk breast clinic. She also has experience as a general surgeon, including 11 years as a surgeon in the U.S. Army.

“Despite advantages in genetic testing and recognized importance within the medical community of patients knowing their family history, many people still aren’t aware of the risk factors for developing breast cancer,” says Dr. Walker. “My goal is to identify those at high risk and work with them to reduce that risk.

“I also have an interest in survivorship strategies that help women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer lead healthier lives and decrease their risk of recurrence,” she adds. “I was drawn to City of Hope because of its innovative and comprehensive treatment options for patients diagnosed with cancer.”

After earning her undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, she earned her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She then went on to complete an internship and residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Outside of City of Hope, Dr. Walker enjoys spending time with her two adult children and granddaughter, as well as reading and playing tennis.

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