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Michael Teneriello, M.D., FACOG


  • Medical Doctorate
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Internship and Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
  • Fellowship, Gynecologic Oncology
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologist
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Austin’s Top Doctors, Gynecologic Oncology, Austin Monthly (2021)

Surgery Locations

  • Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas
  • St. David's Medical Center
  • St. David's South Austin Medical Center


Dr. Teneriello specializes in the care of women with gynecologic cancers including cervical, uterine or endometrial, ovarian, vulvar, vaginal cancers, gestational trophoblastic disease.


Dr. Teneriello has extensive experience in minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic and da Vinci robotic surgery, complex pelvic surgery, and radical surgery for advanced cancers, as well as chemotherapeutic and novel biologic treatments for gynecologic cancers.

Research Interest

Dr. Teneriello was the chairman of the gynecologic research committee for The US Oncology Network for 12 years. He has served as a principal investigator for US Oncology Research, a lead institution in the NCI sponsored cooperative group, NRG Oncology. He has conducted more than 50 clinical cancer trials in Austin as the national or local principal investigator and is extensively published in the field of gynecologic oncology.

Medical Practice

Dr. Teneriello is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, NY. He later completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD and fellowship training in gynecologic oncology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC and the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. After training, Dr. Teneriello served as an obstetrician/gynecologist at the Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, Japan and later as the director of gynecologic oncology at Walter Reed Army Medical and Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.

In 1996 he was recruited as the first gynecologic oncologist to join the Austin practice of Texas Oncology. Dr. Teneriello practices the full range of gynecologic oncology and helped develop and maintain a robust clinical research program. Dr. Teneriello has actively participated in the medical education of residents in obstetrics and gynecology and has held clinical teaching appointments at the University of Texas, Medical Branch and the University of Texas, Southwest medical schools. Currently, Dr. Teneriello serves on the faculty of the University of Texas, Dell Medical School in the Department of Women’s Health.

Dr. Teneriello is a veteran of the US Navy and served during the first Gulf War. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology by The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. As a partner of Texas Oncology, Dr. Teneriello has held numerous leadership roles and has participated in the recruitment of many specialists to the group. Currently he serves as the Chief Surgical Officer of Texas Oncology. As the chief surgeon, he has lead management responsibilities for 162 surgeons in the state wide Texas Oncology practice.

Other Information

Dr. Teneriello is originally from Boston and lived and trained on the east coast. After marrying a West Texan, life changed. His active interests have included winter sports, northern New Mexico and, previously, sports cars. He now drives a pickup truck.