Gynecologic Cancer Clinic

Clinic Overview

The mission of the Gynecologic Cancer Clinic at University of Minnesota Medical Center is a straightforward one: to provide excellent care to women with gynecologic malignancies through a multi·disciplinary approach.

Patients and referring physicians who choose the University of Minnesota Physicians benefit from the collaboration of an interdisciplinary team of doctors and nurses who focus on treating a single disease. Our team meets regularly to discuss each patient's treatment, routinely seeking the advice and opinions of our experts in gynecologic pathology and radiation oncology. Naturally, we work with each patient's primary physician as a key member of the care team.

Treatments

The Gynecologic Cancer Clinic focuses on providing women the gynecologic care they need, specializing in the management of complex gynecologic problems like cancer. To that end, we offer the following services:

  • Evaluation of ovarian masses or cysts
  • Post menopausal bleeding
  • Endometrial hyperplasia
  • Known or suspected gynecologic cancer
  • Abnormal Pap smears
    o Colposcopy
    o LASER
    o LEEP
    o Fertility sparing surgery

Counseling and screening are available for women at risk for:

  • Ovarian cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Gynecological complications of breast cancer therapy
  • Cervical cancer
  • Gestational trophoblastic disease or molar pregnancy

Medical and surgical care offered includes:

  • Minimally invasive surgery/laparoscopy
  • Fertility-sparing surgery
  • Radical pelvic surgery for the treatment of ovarian, cervical or vulvar cancer
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy 

Awards and Distinctions
The University of Minnesota Medical Center Weight Loss Clinic has received several awards for our surgical excellence.  We work closely with other specialists within the University of Minnesota Health system to coordinate your care and are proud to be awarded the following:

• Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program with Adolescent Qualifications
This accreditation means our bariatric surgery program is a comprehensive center that has passed a rigorous external national review by fellow surgeons.  In addition, we are one of a very select few programs that have also achieved Adolescent Qualifications by the American College of Surgeons.

• Blue Distinction Center + for Bariatric Surgery
This quality designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield signifies our center delivers high quality bariatric and patient care.  The Blue Distinction + program evaluates our expertise as a physician team, the number surgery’s our clinic has performed, and our track record of results.  We have proven to have a track record for delivering better results, with fewer complications time and time again.  The Blue Distinction + plus indicates our program also met cost measures that address consumers need for affordable care.

A partnership of Fairview and University of Minnesota Physicians

Location Info

Address

Phillips-Wangensteen Building
516 Delaware St. SE
First Floor, Clinic 1C
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Contact

Helpline/Appointments: 612-626-3444
Referrals: 612-672-7000


Hours

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Our Team


 
 

Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600
 

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