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

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.