Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Chief: Matthew Powell, MD

The Division of Gynecologic Oncology is active in caring for thousands of patients each year, investigating basic science discoveries and new clinical protocols to improve cancer treatments, and providing highly specialized training to advance expertise among the next generation of leaders in our field.

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Our clinical mission

Our physicians care for hundreds of new gynecologic cancer patients each year, resulting in over 1,300 chemotherapy admissions and more than 1,500 surgical procedures annually. Our specialists see more than 5,000 patient visits each year. Services include the treatment and follow-up of patients with gynecologic malignancies.

Surgical expertise, as well as expertise in the management of patients receiving radiation and chemotherapy, are just part of the services offered. Several clinical trials are available with new treatment options and drugs. In addition to six full-time physician faculty members, our care team includes oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, and a board-certified genetic counselor.

Our patients have access to new and promising clinical trials overseen by an expert and caring multidisciplinary team and we aim toward personalized precision medicine for the cancer treatment.

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Our research mission

The Division of Gynecologic Oncology has experts at all levels of research pursuing understanding of the origins and metastasis of gynecologic cancers and propelling clinical breakthroughs in their prevention and treatment.

Read the article about our Quest to Extend Reach of Immunotherapy, PARP
Inhibitors Persists in Ovarian Cancer

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Our educational mission

Our ACGME and ABOG-approved fellowship program consists of a three-year fellowship.

Learn more about the fellowship in gynecologic oncology »

We also offer an observership for physicians from outside the United States who have a special interest in gynecologic oncology. With our team of expert gynecologic oncologists, observers discover the range of direct patient care required to treat gynecologic cancers.

Learn more about the visiting physician observership »

Our faculty

To also see our clinical staff and fellows, visit our page for patients.

Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn
Director of Basic & Translational Research, Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Divisions: Basic & Translational Research, Gynecologic Oncology

Chair, Department of Ob/Gyn
Mitchell & Elaine Yanow Professor

Division: Gynecologic Oncology

Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn
Associate Fellowship Director, Gynecologic Oncology

Division: Gynecologic Oncology

WashU Profile

Professor, Ob/Gyn
Associate Fellowship Director, Gynecologic Oncology

Division: Gynecologic Oncology

Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn
Fellowship Director, Gynecologic Oncology

Division: Gynecologic Oncology

Assistant Professor, OBGYN
Gynecologic Oncology

Vice Chair, Gynecology
Ira C. and Judith Gall Professor, Ob/Gyn

Professor, Ob/Gyn
Director of Gynecological Oncology Clinical Research

Division: Gynecologic Oncology

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