Board certified gynecologic oncologists, physicians specializing in gynecologic cancers, are included on the medical staff at Baptist Medical Center. Physicians in this subspecialty are first board certified as Ob/Gyns, and then further certified as gynecologic oncologists. According to the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, a gynecologic oncologist is a board certified women's cancer specialist who has received intensive medical training in the study and treatment of malignancies arising in the female reproductive tract - ovary, endometrium, cervix, vulva and vagina. They are certified with special competence in gynecologic oncology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).
Learn about gynecologic oncologists on staff at Baptist.
Women diagnosed with gynecological cancers, such as cervical, uterine or ovarian cancer, benefit from the comprehensive care coordinated through the Hederman Cancer Center at Baptist. Services begin with a cancer orientation program that explains all aspects of treatment, and include support programs ranging from art therapy to one-on-one counseling. Learn about the full range of services at the Hederman Cancer Center.
At Baptist, some surgical procedures used to treat certain gynecologic cancers may be done using minimally invasive techniques that create smaller incisions and allow for less pain and faster recovery. Some of these may be performed using the da Vinci Robot. Learn more about surgeries with the da Vinci Surgical System
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