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

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.