Gynecologic Oncology (Gynecologic Cancer), OB/GYN | More

Joseph Bolivar DeLee Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology

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 S. Diane Yamada, MD

Dr. Diane Yamada specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers. She is the principal investigator at the University of Chicago for the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), a cooperative clinical trials group supported by the National Cancer Institute.

Her areas of interest include:

  • Surgery for gynecologic malignancies including ovarian, uterine and cervical cancers, as well as minimally invasive surgery
  • Prophylactic surgery for women at high risk for the development of hereditary ovarian and endometrial cancers
  • Management of high grade uterine cancers
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy
  • Clinical trials

Her recent research focuses on the regulation and radiologic imaging of ovarian cancer metastasis and the unique biology of aggressive uterine cancers. She conducts clinical trials targeting ovarian cancer as well as endometrial and cervical cancer through the GOG.

Dr. Yamada is an editorial reviewer for a number of academic medical journals, including the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology and Cancer. She is also the author or co-author of numerous book chapters and reviews concerning gynecologic cancers.

Areas of Expertise

Education

University of California Los Angeles

Additional Education

  • Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of California, Irvine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO)
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
  • Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1999

Board Certifications

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages Spoken

  • English