Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, M.D. is the Chief of the Gynecologic Oncology Service in the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He is the Avon Chair in Gynecologic Oncology and Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College and is the Vice-Chair for Technology Development at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Baltimore Maryland and a Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 publications and is co-author to numerous book chapters and three textbooks in gynecologic oncology. He is in full-time practice of gynecologic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.