CCE Gynecologic Oncology: Duke University -- Selection criteria

February 19, 2009
Heide Aungst

Awards and distinctions that make Duke University's Medical Center a Center of Excellence.

DukeUniversity Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

1970s – Division founded when the subspecialty of gynecologic oncology was initially established.

9 -  Total faculty: five clinical; three fellows; one PhD

Two-thirds of major surgical cases approached with minimally invasive laparoscopic or robotic surgery

20- Peer-reviewed papers published annually (along with additional book chapters and non-peer reviewed papers)

Dr. Andrew Berchuck is director of the division and holds the Barbara Thomason Ovarian Cancer Research Chair from the American Cancer Society. He also is immediate past president of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.

More than 7,000 outpatient visits annually.