Gina M. Mantia-Smaldone, MD, Joins Fox Chase Cancer Center as Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon
PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 25, 2013)—Gina M. Mantia-Smaldone, MD, has joined Fox Chase Cancer Center as a gynecologic oncology surgeon after completing fellowship training in the division of gynecologic oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She specializes in treating patients with ovarian cancer and other gynecologic cancers.
After receiving her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Dr. Mantia-Smaldone completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She continued as an attending physician there while completing a postdoctoral fellowship in ovarian cancer immunology within the division of gynecologic oncology at Magee-Womens Research Institute of the University of Pittsburgh before going on to begin her clinical fellowship.
Dr. Mantia-Smaldone’s research interests include the development of innovative therapeutics for ovarian cancer patients; BRCA mutations and hereditary ovarian cancer; and fertility and gynecologic cancers.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).