Dr. Katherine O'Hanlan, MD

Dr. Katherine O'Hanlan, MD

Gynecologic Oncology | Female | 62 years old

Dr. Kate O'Hanlan is a gynecologic oncologist whose research and publishing focus has been on the multiple applications of the total laparoscopic hysterectomy and laparoscopic staging and management of the gynecologic cancers.Read more

Kate A O'hanlan MD
4370 Alpine Rd Ste 104
Portola Valley, CA 94028 Get Directions
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Dr. Kate O'Hanlan is a gynecologic oncologist whose research and publishing focus has been on the multiple applications of the total laparoscopic hysterectomy and laparoscopic staging and management of the gynecologic cancers.Read more

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Dr. O'Hanlan's Care Philosophy

Dr. Kate O'Hanlan is a gynecologic oncologist whose research and publishing focus has been on the multiple applications of the total laparoscopic hysterectomy and laparoscopic staging and management of the gynecologic cancers.

Dr. O'Hanlan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
  •  Board certified in Gynecological Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • UCSF Center for Health / Aging: Advocacy Award, 2001
    • Stanford Medical School Pre-clinical Teaching Award, 1996
    • Best Doctors in the Bay Area, San Francisco Magazine, 2005
    • Mitchell Sealy Award: Outstanding Resident, 1983
    • Stanford University Rambar Teaching Excellence Award nominee, 1992, 94
    • Duke University Center for LGBT Life Leadership Award, 2005
    • American Civil Liberties Union: Frontline Award, 2003
    • San Francisco Focus Best Bay Area Doctors, 1993
    • Stanford School of Medicine Gender Equity Award, 1995
    • Best Doctors in America, GYN Oncology, Pacific Region, 1996,97
    • Who’s Who of American Women, 1997
    • American Academy of Family Physicians Teacher Recognition, 1997
    • San Francisco Focus Best Bay Area Doctors, 1997
    • Best Doctors in America, GYN Oncology, National Edition, 1994,95
    • Gentry Health Magazine: Best Physicians in Bay Area, 2012
    • Best Doctors in America, Gyn Oncology, National Edition, 2003
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Faculty Award, 1987
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  • Media & Publications
    • Single-Field Sterile-Scrub, Preparation, and Dwell for Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, 2012
    • Quality Improvement: Single Field Sterile Scrub, Prep and Dwell For Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, 2011
    • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy with and without lymph node dissection for uterine neoplasia, 2007
    • Cystosufflation to prevent bladder injury, 2009
    • 257 incidental appendectomies during total laparoscopic hysterectomy, 2007
    • First single-incision type 7 total laparoscopic hysterectomy, adnexectomy, and appendectomy, 2010
    • Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Female-to-Male Transsexuals, 2007
    • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy: evaluation of an evidence-based educational strategy using a novel simulated suture and knot-tying challenge, the holiotomy, 2012
    • Laparoscopic hysterectomy: impact of uterine size, 2011

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  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometrial Disorders
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometriosis of Colon
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Carcinosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Diseases
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
  • Ovarian Insufficiency Due to FSH Resistance
  • Ovarian Insufficiency, Familial
  • Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumor
  • Ovarian Remnant Syndrome
  • Ovarian Tumor
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Scleroderma
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Diseases
  • Vulvar Lesion
  • Vulvar Neoplasms

Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Atlanta Med Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Dissection for Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Radical Cydoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy