Enrique Hernandez

Temple University, USA


Dr. Enrique Hernandez graduated magna cum laude with a BS in biology from the University of Puerto Rico in 1973 and obtained his MD in 1977 at the UPR’s School of Medicine. He did his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital (1977-1981). He then accepted a postdoctoral fellowship in gynecological oncology and a traineeship in the laboratory of the Radiobiology Division at Hopkins. His academic appointments include an instructorship (1981-82) at Hopkins, and an assistant professorship (1982-83). He served in the U.S. Army as Chief of Gyn Oncology at Tripler Army Med. Center (1983-1987) before joining the Medical College of Pennsylvania (MCP) as Associate Professor in 1987. In 1997 he was also appointed Professor of Pathology. He had been the Director of the Division of Gyn Oncology at MCP from 1987 to 1998, and in 1995 was also appointed the senior Vice-Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In 1998 he accepted the position of Director of Gyn Oncology at Temple University, as well as Director of the Residency Program in Ob/Gyn. He was appointed to the academic rank of Professor of Ob/Gyn, as well as Professor of Pathology. In July 2002 he was named the Abraham Roth Professor and Chairman of the department. His research in gynecologic oncology has led Dr. Enrique Hernandez to write two books (Clinical Gynecologic Pathology and Manual of Gynecologic Oncology), over 140 medical articles (in general obstetrics and gynecology, gynecologic oncology and gynecologic pathology), and to give numerous lectures both nationally and internationally. He is the recipient of many honors and awards. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Surgeons, and of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, as well as an active member of many other professional organizations.

Biography Updated on 31 March 2010

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