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In- and outpatient gynecologic oncology care is provided two days a week by Drs. Mark Morgan and Sarah Kim from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania They operate one full day and have a morning and afternoon office session the other. Residents participate in the full range of surgical oncology procedures and the complex pre- and post-operative care of the oncology patients. Patients receiving radiation therapy are supervised by our Division of Radiation Oncology. Our residents participate in the care and plan follow up of these patients. Patients who receive chemotherapy are cared for in our Cancer Center. Our residents participate in the care and plan the follow up of these patients. During the patient’s inpatient stay her care is supervised by a member of the division of pelvic surgery.
Fox Chase Cancer Center provides additional experience in gynecologic oncology and complex gynecologic surgery in the setting of a hospital devoted to oncology. Fox Chase Cancer Center is a leading Cancer Center where learning is accomplished in an interdisciplinary model involving gynecologic and surgical oncology, medical oncology, and radiation therapy, as well as social services and supports including hospice and end of life care. Fox Chase Cancer Center does not have a gynecologic residency or fellowship in gynecologic oncology so that our residents are the primary residents working with the Board Certified Gynecologic Oncologists of the center. They also have the opportunity to work with the surgical oncology group in the operating room and with medical and radiation therapy members of the care team. The residents participate in the full range of complex surgical gynecologic procedures that Gynecologic Oncologists may perform and the associated pre- and post-operative care. Fox Chase does offer a one year fellowship in advanced pelvic surgery. The fellow is able to provide additional teaching and supervision for our residents.
Abington Reproductive Endocrinology: This state of the art facility provides our residents with the opportunity to gain a surgical and ambulatory appreciation in the field of reproductive medicine. At our main campus over 75% of our patients receive Medicaid and thus, in order to provide our residents with an appropriate experience we have built a strong 10 year relationship with this group. Dr. Larry Barmat, a graduate of our program and senior member of the Abington Fertility group, serves as our chief of the division of Reproductive Endocrinology.
Einstein Medical Center Montgomery (EMCM): EMCM opened on September 29, 2012. This state of the art hospital was recently awarded as one of the country’s top 10 most beautiful hospitals.
We anticipated 900 deliveries in the first year, and we far exceeded our expectations by delivering 1,200 babies. In fact, we have already begun construction on an additional labor and delivery room, bringing the total to 7. The hospital has a level III NICU and full service antenatal testing unit. Our PGY 2 residents spend 2 months at EMCM, while our PGY 3 and 4 residents perform advanced surgical procedures. There is no call taken at EMCM. There are four private general OBGYN groups practicing at the hospital, in addition to subspecialty groups in gynecologic oncology from Fox Chase Cancer Center; Drs. Miles Murphy, Vincent Lucente, and Bhatia Saiz from The Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, and Maternal Fetal Medicine from our group here at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia.