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Posts by Marcela G. del Carmen, MD, MPH


Marcela G. del Carmen, MD, MPH, is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She completed a residency in gynecology and obstetrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She graduated with a Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. del Carmen was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins before returning to join the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. del Carmen is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. del Carmen is an professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. del Carmen is also Chief Medical Officer of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization.  

She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Surgeons, and a full member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, the International Gynecologic Cancer Society, and the New England Society of Gynecologic Oncologists. Dr. del Carmen has been a member of the Ovarian Cancer Committee of the Gynecologic Oncology Group and currently serves on several committees in the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.

Dr. del Carmen's research interests include the surgical treatment of gynecologic malignancies, specifically ovarian cancer, the management of rare gynecologic tumors and improving access to health care services for underserved populations. Dr. del Carmen has been a principal investigator of clinical trials evaluating novel therapies in the treatment of ovarian cancer, as well as the design of a novel device for delivery of intra-peritoneal catheter.

Dr. del Carmen has authored over 160 papers in the peer-reviewed literature and authored a textbook.

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