Positions

Associate Professor
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Gynecologic Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
Division Director
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Gynecologic Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

BS from University of Washington
MD from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Clinical Fellowship at The Norwegian Radium Hospital
Gynecologic Oncology
Clinical Fellowship at US Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Gynecologic Oncology

Certifications

Gynecologic Oncology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Resident Teaching Award
2010, 2017
Outstanding Podium Presentation,
2005
Outstanding Clinical Resident
1992
Scholarship
1984

Professional Interests

  • Clinical trials
  • Minimally invasive surgery for gynecologic cancers
  • Sentinel lymph node mapping for gynecologic cancers
  • Treatment of uterine cancer and preinvasive disease
  • Treatment of cervical cancer and preinvasive disease
  • Treatment of ovarian cancer
  • Treatment of vulvar and vaginal cancers and preinvasive disease
  • Screening and risk-reduction of women at high risk of gynecologic cancers
  • Surgical and medical education
  • Complex gynecologic surgery
  • Treatment of uterine sarcoma
  • Treatment of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia
  • Basic Science Research investigating the origin of ovarian cancer

Selected Publications

Memberships

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
American Society of Clinical Oncology
International Gynecologic Cancer Society