Physicians & Staff

The Gynecologic Oncology Program team specializes in treating and caring for women with gynecologic malignancies. The multidisciplinary team includes:

  • gynecologic oncologists
  • radiologists
  • radiation oncologists
  • pathologists
  • advanced nurse practitioners
  • genetic counselors
  • dieticians
  • social workers

Gynecologic Oncology:

Gautam G. Rao, M.D. Gautam G. Rao, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Surgery
Special Interests: Robotic Laparoscopic Surgery; Chemotherapy for Gynecologic Malignancies including Clinical Trials; Surgical Management of Ovarian, Uterine, Cervical, Vulvar, and Vaginal Cancer
Medical Degree: University of Miami School of Medicine
Residency: Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Hutzel Women's Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Gynecological Oncology
Certification:Obstetrics and Gynecology; Gynecologic Oncology
410-328-2076 / appointments

Radiation Oncology:

Pradip Amin, M.D.Pradip Amin, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Program in Oncology
Special Interests: Genitourinary Tumors; Brain Tumors; Gamma Knife; Musculoskeletal/Soft Tissue Oncology; Cancer
Certification: Radiation Oncology
410-328-8995/academic office

Minesh P. Mehta, M.B.B.Ch.Pranshu Mohindra, MD, MBBS
Assistant Professor
Special Interests: Lung Cancer; Esophageal Cancer; Mesothelioma; Thymic Tumors; Mediastinal and Chest Wall Tumors; Hematologic Malignancies; Gynecologic Malignancies; Multi-modality Clinical Trials
Medical Degree: University of Mumbai, DR. D.Y. Patil Medical College
Residencies: Tata Memorial Center, University of Mumbai, India; University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Fellowship: Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto
Internship: University of Mumbai, DR. D.Y. Patil Medical College
Research Fellowship: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Navesh K. Sharma, M.D. Navesh K. Sharma, D.O., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Special Interests: Gastrointestinal (GI) cancer; Lymphoma; SIR-Spheres; Total Body Irradiation; Liver-directed Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
Medical Degree: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Residency: Fox Chase Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology
410-328-2076 / appointments
410-328-1230 / academic office

Diagnostic Radiology:

Jade J. Wong-You-Cheong, Ch.B., M.B. Jade Wong, M.D., Ch.B.
Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine; Director, Sonography
Special Interests: Ultrasound; Genitourinary Radiology; Cancer
Medical Degree: University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester, England
Residency: North Manchester General Hospital, Diagnostic Radiology; Central Manchester Trust Hospitals, Diagnostic Radiology; Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute, Manchester, Diagnostic Radiology
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, CT/MRI/US
Certification: Diagnostic Radiology
410-328-5700 / appointments
410-328-1298 / academic office


Olga B. Ioffe, M.D. Olga B. Ioffe, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Special Interests: Breast and Gynecologic Pathology; Cancer
Medical Degree: Moscow State Medical Institute
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Pathology; National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health; Greater Baltimore Medical Center; First Moscow Medical Institute
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Surgical Pathology
Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
410-328-5555 / appointments
410-328-5555 / academic office

Cancer Center Social Work:

Caroline Silva, L.C.P.C.

Core Resources

Genetic Counseling:

rispoliJessica Rispoli Joines, M.G.C., C.G.C.
Certified Genetic Counselor

Clinical Nutrition Services:

Jenny TaylorJenny Taylor, R.D., L.D.N., C.N.S.D.
Senior Dietitian

Psychosocial Services:

Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.Mark J. Ehrenreich, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Program Director, Consultation/Liaison
Medical Director, Medical Crisis Counseling Center

Special Interests: Psychotherapy; General Adult Psychiatry; Medical Crisis Counseling; Affective and Anxiety Disorders; Consultation Liaison Psychiatry; Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Certification: Psychiatry; Geriatric Psychiatry
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office

Catherine L Harrison-Restelli M.D.Catherine L Harrison-Restelli M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Special Interests: Psychiatric care of patients with serious medical illnesses (HIV, cancer, transplant); delirium, confusion and agitation in medically ill patients; women's mental health, especially the care of the pregnant and postpartum woman; psychiatric care of veteran's, especially female veterans and patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Medical Degree: Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland-Sheppard Pratt Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Psychosomatic Medicine
Certification: Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine
410-328-6553 / appointments
410-328-6091 / academic office

This page was last updated: April 8, 2015

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