Frank Cirisano, MD.

cirisanoAs a specialist in gynecologic cancer, Dr. Cirisano has completed subspecialty training in the following areas: radical surgery for cervical cancer; surgical staging for ovarian cancer including ovarian cancer tumor debulking; surgical staging for uterine cancer; and pelvic reconstruction surgery for prolapse and urinary incontinence.

Additionally, his training has included special procedures for the comprehensive management of the gynecologic oncology patient such as advanced operative laparoscopy and genetic counseling. In the course of his training he has worked with prominent leaders in cancer research at Columbia University Medical Center, Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center, UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and the Duke University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Most recently, his training at Duke involved basic science laboratory research in the areas of BRCA1and BRCA2 gene function, and the clinical application of genetic testing in the area of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Working with a number of research teams within the gynecologic oncology field Dr. Cirisano has established himself as an author of published manuscripts in the areas of ovarian cancer genetics, endometrial cancer staging, endometrial cancer survival, management of preinvasive disease of the cervix, and the management of gestational trophoblastic disease. 

He is involved in a number of related societies including the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, the Florida Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.  While caring for patients, Dr. Cirisano continues his efforts in the educational realm providing lectures, grand rounds, and symposia on a variety of topics related to Comprehensive Gynecologic Cancer Care.


Dr. Cirisano is also the founder of Womens Cancer Fund, a public 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation, CH 3273, headquartered in Delray Beach, FL. This organization is dedicated to improving the cure rates of women gynecologic cancer through strategic clinical research, treatment, and care delivery for gynecological cancers by working through community, national and international-based educational outreach programs.

 

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