Steven Vasilev, MD

Gynecologic Oncologist, Cancer Researcher

Expertise

Ovarian Cancer, Oncology, Gynecology

Education

University of Southern California, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Highlights

Experience

Steven Anatol Vasilev, MD, FACOG, FACS, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering ovarian cancer. Dr. Vasilev has practiced medicine for 24 years and has been on the faculty of three major West Coast universities. He is former director of Gynecologic Oncology at the nationally renowned City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, located in Duarte, Calif. He has also practiced at 39 different southern California hospitals as an expert consultant surgeon/oncologist.

Dr. Vasilev has published more than 70 peer reviewed medical journal research publications, medical society abstracts/presentations and book chapters as well as a peri-operative care textbook.

Education

Dr. Vasilev is double board-certified in obstetrics & gynecology and gynecologic oncology, and completed his gynecologic oncology fellowship training at Kenneth Norris USC Cancer Center. He received his MD from the Keck USC School of Medicine with honors and was elected to the national Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and the Sigma Xi research honor society.

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