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Gary Scott Leiserowitz, M.D., M.S. View profile as PDF

Gary Scott Leiserowitz

Clinical Interests

Gary S. Leiserowitz and his colleagues in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology believe in patient-centered care that is anchored in the most current evidence-based medicine. He works closely with other physicians in medical oncology, radiation oncology and pathology to bring a multidisciplinary focus to each patient’s case.

His extensive surgical experience includes minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures for a variety of conditions. As director of the gynecologic oncology fellowship program at UC Davis, Leiserowitz is also helping train the next generation of specialists in cancers of the female reproductive system.


Title:

Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor and Chief, Gynecologic Oncology
Fellowship Director, Gynecologic Oncology
Director, Surgical Services, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Women?s Cancer Care Program

Specialty:

Cancer, Gynecology Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Division:

Gynecologic Oncology

Address/Phone:

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Gynocology Oncology Clinic
4501 X Street, 2nd Floor
sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-5959
Phone: 800-800--362-5566

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-362-5566

Other Languages:

Spanish

Education:

M.D., University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City IA 1981
M.S., Gynecologic Oncology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester MN 1993
B.S., University of Iowa, Iowa City IA 1976

Internships:

Family Medicine, Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura CA 1981-1982

Residency:

Obstetrics and Gynecology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1986-1988
Chief Resident - Obstetrics and Gynecology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1988-1989
Family Medicine, Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura CA 1982-1984

Fellowships:

Gynecologic Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN 1990-1993

Board Certifications:

American Board of Family Medicine, 1984
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2002
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, 2012

Professional Memberships:

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Council of University Chairs of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists

Select Honors and Awards:

?Best Doctors in America" 2003, 2005, 2013, 2015

2015 Roy M. Pitkin Award; established in 1998 to honor departments of obstetrics and gynecology that promote and demonstrate excellence in research. The winning article is: Cress RD, Chen YS, Morris CR, Petersen M, Leiserowitz GS. Characteristics of long-term survivors of epithelial ovarian cancer. Obstet Gynecol 2015;126:491?7., 2016

Dean?s Team Award for Excellence ? Clinical Care. Interstitial Brachytherapy for Gynecologic Cancers., 2016

James F. Nolan Award for best clinical paper. 44th Annual WAGO meeting award: ?Comparison of LAVH vs. TAH for Endometrial Cancer for Clinical Outcomes and Survival: A Population-Based Study?, 2014

Sacramento Super Doctors, 2011

Who's Who in Healthcare, 2011

Richard H. Oi, MD OB/GYN Excellence in Teaching Award, Resident Teaching Award, 2009

James F. Nolan Award for best clinical paper, 35th Annual WAGO meeting award, 2006

Select Recent Publications:

Cress RD, Chen YS, Morris CR, Petersen M, Leiserowitz GS. Characteristics of Long-Term Survivors of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Sep;126(3):491-7.

Kim K, Ruhaak LR, Nguyen UT, Taylor SL, Dimapasoc L, Williams C, Stroble C, Ozcan S, Miyamoto S, Lebrilla CB, Leiserowitz GS. Evaluation of glycomic profiling as a diagnostic biomarker for epithelial ovarian cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2014 Apr;23(4):611-21.

Ruhaak LR, Taylor SL, Miyamoto S, Kelly K, Leiserowitz GS, Gandara D, Lebrilla CB, Kim K. Chip-based nLC-TOF-MS is a highly stable technology for large-scale high-throughput analyses. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2013 May;405(14):4953-8.

Hua S, Williams CC, Dimapasoc LM, Ro GS, Ozcan S, Miyamoto S, Lebrilla CB, An HJ, Leiserowitz GS. Isomer-specific chromatographic profiling yields highly sensitive and specific potential N-glycan biomarkers for epithelial ovarian cancer. J Chromatogr A. 2013 Mar 1;1279:58-67.

Cress RD, Bauer K, O'Malley CD, Kahn AR, Schymura MJ, Wike JM, Stewart SL, Leiserowitz GS. Surgical staging of early stage epithelial ovarian cancer: results from the CDC-NPCR ovarian patterns of care study. Gynecol Oncol. 2011 Apr;121(1):94-9.

To see if Gary Scott Leiserowitz is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).