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Washington (2.59 mi)
Bethesda (6.3 mi)
Kensington (9.36 mi)
Potomac (11.08 mi)
Rockville (13.88 mi)

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20307 (1) (2.59 mi)
22205 (1) (2.97 mi)
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  • 1625 N George Mason Dr
    Suite 454
    Arlington, VA 22205
  • Willard Barnes

    Distance: 2.59 mi
    3800 Reservoir Rd Nw
    Washington, DC 20007
  • Mildred Chernofsky, MD

    Distance: 2.59 mi
    5255 Loughboro Rd Nw
    Sibley Center for Gynecologic Oncology & Adv Pelv Surg
    Washington, DC 20016
  • Russell Hill, MD

    Distance: 2.59 mi
    2041 Georgia Aveneu Nw
    Washington, DC 20060
  • Steven Maynard, M.D.

    Distance: 2.59 mi
    3800 Reservoir Road Nw
    Georgetown University Hospital, Dept of Ob/Gyn phc3
    Washington, DC 20007
  • Distance: 2.59 mi
    2 Wramc Department
    6900 Georgia Ave Nw
    Washington, DC 20307
  • Margaret Alexander, MD

    Distance: 6.3 mi
    9100 Old Georgetown Rd
    Bethesda, MD 20814
  • Cynthia MacRi, M.D.

    Distance: 6.3 mi
    8901 Wisconsin Ave
    Bethesda, MD 20889
  • Distance: 6.3 mi
    10215 Fernwood Rd
    Suite 300
    Bethesda, MD 20817
  • Michael Stany, M.D.

    Distance: 6.3 mi
    Walter Reed National Military Ctr
    8901 Rockville Pike, Building 19, Room 3460
    Bethesda, MD 20889
  • ALAN CORNFIELD, D.C.
    500 Points

    Smart Medical & Rehab Therapy
    Distance: 7.6 mi
    2730 UNIVERSITY BLVD WEST
    SUITE 500
    Silver Spring, MD 20908
  • Andrew Saltzman, MD

    Distance: 9.35 mi
    10810 Connecticut Ave
    Kaiser Permanente Kensington Medical Center
    Kensington, MD 20895
  • Larry McGowan, MD PHYSICIAN

    Distance: 11.07 mi
    7625 Mary Cassatt Drive
    Larry McGowan MD
    Potomac, MD 20854
  • Joel Palmer, M.D.

    Distance: 11.07 mi
    12224 Seline Way
    Potomac, MD 20854
  • Mary Parker, M.D.

    Distance: 13.87 mi
    3 English Ivy Ct
    Rockville, MD 20854
  • Distance: 14.83 mi
    1800 Town Center Dr
    Suite 311
    Reston, VA 20190
  • Michael Bidus, M.D.

    Distance: 19.2 mi
    8166 Mississippi Rd
    Laurel, MD 20724

Nearby Cities

Washington (2.59 mi)
Bethesda (6.3 mi)
Kensington (9.36 mi)
Potomac (11.08 mi)
Rockville (13.88 mi)
Reston (14.83 mi)
Laurel (19.2 mi)

Gynecologic Oncologist Info

Gynecologic Oncologist Summary:
A gynecologic oncologist is a physician that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers and precancerous conditions that affect a woman's reproductive system.

Gynecologic Oncologist Conditions Treated:



- Gynecological cancers and precancers including Ovarian cancers, Cervical cancer, Uterine cancer, Fallopian tube cancer, Vaginal cancer, Vulvar cancer, Breast cancers

Gynecologic Oncologist Procedures and Treatments:



A gynecologic oncologist will use a pelvic exam, various tests and imaging tools to detect and diagnose cancerous tissues. This specialist may use medical or surgical interventions that include chemotherapy, radiation treatment, lymph node dissection, surgical staging, laparoscopy including robot-assisted procedures, paracentesis, hysterectomy, removal of pelvic masses, and other surgical and non-surgical interventions to help rid the patient of gynecological cancers.

Gynecologic Oncologist Profession Details:



A gynecologic oncologist must first obtain a medical doctor degree and complete the necessary hands-on training. This is followed by at least 4 years in an approved OBGYN residency program. An additional fellowship with intensive training in cancer research and treatment options takes an additional 3 to 4 years. The physician must then successfully complete both the OBGYN and the gynecologic oncology board exams.

Gynecologic Oncologist Associations:



The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology oversees requirements and certification for OBGYN physicians. This board requires continuing education and recertification in order for physicians to maintain their licensing and certifications to practive OBGYN and its specialties. Those who specialize in gynecologic oncology may choose to become a member of the Society for Gynecologic Oncology.

Board certification for Medical Doctors (MDs) is provided by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Board certification for Doctors of Osteopathy (DOs) is provided by the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Additional Resources:



American Board of Medical Specialties [7/1/2007: definition added, source added; 7/1/2011: modified source]

American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007


Gynecologic Oncologist FAQs:

What Is a Gynecologic Oncologist?

A gynecologic oncologist is a physician that specializes in diagnosis and treatment of cancers that affect a woman's reproductive organs.

What Does a Gynecologic Oncologist Do?

A gynecologic oncologist can perform examinations and test to diagnose and treat cancers of the female reproductive system. Medical treatments and surgical interventions may be used as needed.

Where Can I Find a Gynecologic Oncologist?

You can find a gynecologic oncologist close to your area by searching the Wellness.com physician directory. Your family doctor or OBGYN may recommend a specific gynecologic oncologist as well. Be sure to check with your insurance carrier regarding requirements for seeing a specialist for cancer care. Where Do Gynecologic Oncologists Work?

These specialty doctors typically work in a hospital setting, clinic, or group of specialty physicians or an OBGYN specific practice. Gynecologic oncologists may also be involved in a private practice.


Gynecologic Oncologist Related Terms:
OBGYN, gynecologist, gynecology, oncologist, oncology, cancer, treatment, cure, care, chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, cancerous, ovary, ovarian, uterus, uterine, fallopian tube, vulva, vagina, vaginal, cervix, cervical, pelvis, pelvic