Thomas J. Herzog is the Director of Gynecologic Oncology and Physicians & Surgeons Alumni and a Professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology (Endowed Chair) at the Columbia University Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. He joined Columbia University Medical Center after spending 11 years at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he had served as an Associate Professor and the Director of the fellowship training program. Dr. Herzog graduated from the Medical School at the University of Cincinnati and completed his residency at Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati in 1990. He moved to St. Louis and completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology in 1993. Dr. Herzog is board certified in obstetrics, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology. His clinical specialties include innovative cancer surgery, laparoscopy, and colposcopy. In addition, he has conducted extensive research on tumor suppressor genes, molecular genetics, cytokines, and preinvasive cervical cancer. As an active participant in the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), he has a keen interest in applying the principles learned from the lab to the clinical setting. He is a principal investigator in a number of GOG trials with a special emphasis in ovarian cancer. Dr. Herzog has extensively authored or coauthored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and lectures.
Biography Updated on 22 January 2009