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Lishan J. Walker, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 723-3330

Office: (585) 723-3330

Fax: (585) 723-0555

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Biography

As a family physician, Dr. Walker cares for patients of different ages (including adults and children) and those from all walks of life. She enjoys engaging her patients in their health care by building a safe environment of trust, knowledge and shared decision-making. She connects with her patients by providing high-quality health care with the overall goal of yielding meaningful improvement in their well-being so that they may enjoy their families and other aspects of their lives. Dr. Walker has a special interest in preventive health, the care of the elderly, primary care office-based procedures and global health.

Originally from Freeport, Long Island, Dr. Walker attended college at Binghamton University, SUNY in Binghamton, New York and subsequently earned her M.D. at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. She completed her residency in Family Medicine in June 2017 at Virginia Commonwealth University - Riverside Family Medicine Residency in Newport News, Virginia.

Currently, Dr. Walker lives in the Rochester area with her husband, Christopher. She enjoys spending time with Chris, her parents and her sister. She is a self-proclaimed foodie and home-chef who enjoys cooking traditional Jamaican meals and trying new recipes and restaurants from various cultures.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Family Practice - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

2010
BA | Binghamton University, State University of New York
Biological Sciences

2010
Minor | Binghamton University, State University of New York
Biological Anthropology

2014
M.D. | State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

6/27/2015 - 6/26/2017
Residency in Family Medicine at Riverside Regional Medical Center

6/27/2014 - 6/26/2015
Internship in Family Medicine at Riverside Regional Medical Center