Mildred R. Chernofsky, MD

Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington DC

ChernofskyDr. Chernofsky is an Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at George Washington University School of Medicine and also at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS). She is the Principal Investigator for Gynecologic Oncology Group Clinical Trials at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington DC, where she practices full time as an attending gynecologic oncologist.

Dr. Chernofsky is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology, San Diego Naval Medical Center and fellowship  in gynecologic oncology at the University of Southern California. She is Board Certified in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Chernofsky has a busy clinical practice and is involved in all aspects of gynecologic oncology care, including ovarian cancer, cytoreduction, endometrial cancer surgery, preinvasive and invasive disease of the vulva, vagina and cervix, gestational trophoblastic disease, and advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery. She has been named “Top Doctor” in the DC Region by the US News and World Report, as well as by the Washingtonian Magazine. In addition, she is avid participant in patient educational forums both locally and those sponsored by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.