The Gynecologic Oncology Experts at Northwest Cancer Centers
Finding a gynecologic oncologist that thoroughly understands your diagnosis, listens to your concerns, has experience training at top institutions, and is up to date on the latest advances is very important for a woman to consider when choosing a provider. Your gynecologic oncologist serves as the captain of your gynecologic cancer care team, consulting with you and your other medical providers. These important characteristics of a quality, experienced gynecologic oncologist are why we are proud to have Dr. Sameer Sharma and Dr. Rajul Kothari at Northwest Cancer Centers.
Sameer Sharma, MD
Dr. Sameer Sharma is a Gynecologic Oncologist with over 16 years of experience. He graduated from Rush Medical College in Chicago and then completed a residency at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in Obstetrics & Gynecology. During this period, he spent time as a Galloway Fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and a Felix Rutledge Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York.
Dr. Sharma has extensive publications and presentations in the field of Gynecologic Oncology, winning several academic and teaching awards. He is an expert in the management of gynecologic malignancies including ovarian, endometrial, uterine, cervical, vulvar, vaginal cancers and gestational trophoblastic disease. He has performed thousands of minimally invasive procedures for patients with either a cancer diagnosis or complex gynecology conditions.
He serves as a member on various committees on a local and national level including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
Rajul Kothari, MD
Dr. Rajul Kothari is a Gynecologic Oncologist at Northwest Cancer Center. She received her medical degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Obstetrics & Gynecology. During this period, she spent time as a Galloway Fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Since 2011 Dr. Kothari has been practicing at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she is an Assistant Professor and Administrative Director.
Dr. Kothari is double board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. She has extensive publications and presentations in the field of Gynecologic Oncology and has won numerous awards including the Castle Connolly Top Cancer Doctors and the America’s Top Obstetricians & Gynecologists.
Dr. Kothari provides compassionate, comprehensive care to patients with gynecologic cancers, preinvasive disease and patients requiring complex pelvic surgery. Her expertise includes cancer of the endometrium, ovaries, cervix, vulva, vagina and gestational trophoblastic disease.
Dr. Kothari and Dr. Sharma are accepting new patients at our Dyer location and are on staff at many hospitals across Northwest Indiana.
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