Susan C. Modesitt, MD

Susan C. Modesitt, MD

Susan Modesitt, MD 07 14 2013

Dr. Modesitt's Office & Appointments:

434.925.5197 

Dr. Modesitt is the Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Division and the Richard N. and Louse R. Crockett Professor in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the University of Virginia. She also serves as the co-Director of the High Risk Breast and Ovarian Cancer and the medical director for the inpatient gynecology floors.  

Some of Dr. Modesitt’s current responsibilities include being the Principal Investigator for the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) at the University of Virginia as well as serving on the GOG's Safety Review Committee and the Data Safety Monitoring Board.  She is on the editorial board for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology and Gynecologic Oncology Case Reports, is a full member of the Society for Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), and is a Fellow of both the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Dr. Modesitt has published extensively on gynecologic cancers and is recognized as one the Nation's Top Doctors for Cancer by U.S. News and World Report. Her current research focuses primarily on novel therapeutics in clinical trials, obesity related cancers, and hereditary cancers.  She competes in triathlons in her spare time.


Specialty ~
Obstetrics and Gynecology

 

Special Expertise ~


Gynecologic Oncology

 

Awards ~

 

Recent awards

2012-present         Top Doctor and Top Doctor for Cancer, Castle Connolly

 

2011-present         U.S. News & World Report, Top doctor, Gynecologic

                            Oncology

 

2010                     Dean’s award for Clinical Excellence, University of Virginia School of Medicine

 

2010                     Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Excellence in  

                            Teaching Award

 

2009-present        Best Doctors® in America

 

         

2006                   Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) National Faculty

                          Award for Excellence in Residency Teaching

 

2005                  Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Excellence in Teaching Award

 

Education ~

1991 – BS   Magna cum laude, Emory University

1995 – MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency ~

1999 -  University of North Carolina

Fellowship ~

2002 – M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Certification ~

2003 to Present - Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

2005 –to present Special Certification, Gynecologic Oncology

 

Research ~

Dr. Modesitt has published extensively on Gynecologic Cancers and her current research focuses primarily on novel therapeutics in clinical trials, obesity related cancers, and hereditary cancers. 

 

Clinical Trials ~

Dr. Modesitt is the director for the clinical trials program in Gynecologic Oncology and had open trials in obesity related cancers, gynecologic malignancies and hereditary cancers in gynecology.

Publications

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