Koen De Geest, M.D.

  • Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine


Dr. De Geest’s current research interests include novel therapeutics and personalized treatment of ovarian and endometrial cancer. An accomplished researcher, he has actively participated in multiple clinical trials in ovarian, endometrial, cervical and vulvar cancer as principal investigator in the Gynecologic Oncology Group. He has authored and co-authored many of the publications resulting from these national trials. He has published on clinical and laboratory research in ovarian and endometrial cancer, and on the effects of mood and social support on the biology of ovarian cancer.


  • B.S., 1973, University of Gent
  • M.D., 1977, University of Gent
  • Residency:

    • University of Gent, Belgium, 1982
  • Fellowship:

    • Fellowship in gynecologic oncology, Pennsylvania State University, 1990
  • Certifications:

    • Belgian Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Memberships and associations

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology


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