Numerous studies have shown that ovarian cancer patients experience better surgical outcomes and higher survival rates when a gynecologic oncologist coordinates their care. At UChicago Medicine, these highly trained experts are board-certified in obstetrics/gynecology as well as gynecologic oncology. Our colleagues in surgical oncology, colorectal surgery and urologic oncology are available, as needed, to work with us to optimize outcomes. Our multidisciplinary corps of specialists in ovarian cancer care has one common goal: to improve the care of those with ovarian cancer through a thoughtful approach.

Our team includes:

  • Gynecologic oncologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Surgical oncologists (Abdominal surgical specialists in general surgery)
  • Radiologists with special experience in evaluating ovarian tumors and tumor extent
  • Interventional radiologists with expertise in performing biopsies or procedures
  • Pathologists with special experience in diagnosing ovarian tumors
  • Genetic counselors
  • Gynecologists, including reproductive specialists for consideration of fertility preservation, maintenance of sexual health and management of menopause
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Palliative care specialists
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, social workers, nutritionists and physical therapists

Meet Our Ovarian Cancer Physician Team

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