Michael Pearl, MD, FACOG, FACS

Stony Brook Medicine

p-29Dr. Pearl is Professor and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine, as well as the Gynecologic Oncology Disease Management Team Leader at Stony Brook Medicine.  He is Board-Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.   He is a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Society of Gynecologic Oncology, American College of Surgeons, and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Pearl is the chairman of the Stony Brook University’s Committee on Research in Human Subjects (B).  He is the Principal Investigator at Stony Brook Medicine for the Gynecologic Oncology Group, a National Cancer Institute-funded cooperative research group dedicated to promoting excellence in the quality and integrity of clinical and basic scientific research in the field of gynecologic malignancies.  He is an author of nearly 80 articles and book chapters in his field, as well as serving as a reviewer for several journals.

Dr. Pearl has received numerous honors and awards during his career, including several teaching awards from the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Medicine and Stony Brook Medicine’s highest award for teaching, the Aesculapius Award.  He has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” for many years by Newsday, Castle Connolly and the Consumer’s Research Council.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.