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Robert L. Coleman, M.D., FACOG, FACS

Robert L. Coleman, M.D., FACOG, FACS

Provider Type: Physician

Specialties:
Board Certifications:
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

  • Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Medical Doctorate
    Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Medical Practice

  • McKesson Corporation, Chief Scientific Officer, US Oncology Research
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Deputy Chair, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, Houston, TX (September 2013 – December 2016)
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, Houston, TX (September 2010 – August 2018)
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Director of Clinical Research, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, Houston, TX (December 2005 – August 2010)
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Associate Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, Houston, TX (July 2004 – August 2006)
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Vice Chairman of Gynecologic Services, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, TX (September 2001 – July 2004)
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, TX (September 2000 – July 2004)
  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Consulting Staff, Dallas, TX (July 1997 – July 2004)
  • Dallas VA Medical Center, Consulting Staff, Dallas, TX (June 1997 – July 2004)
  • Children’s Medical Center Dallas, Courtesy Staff, Dallas, TX (June 1997 – July 2004)
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital, Active Staff, Dallas, TX (June 1996 – July 2004)
  • St. Paul Medical Center, Assistant Attending, Dallas, TX (June 1996 – July 2004)
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dallas, TX (September 1996 – August 2000)
  • Creighton University, Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Omaha, NE (July 1993 – June 1996)

Conditions & Procedures

Uterine cancer (Endometrial)Ovarian Cancer

  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy / Bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO)
  • Laparoscopic radical hysterectomy / BSO
  • Laparoscopic Lymphadenectomy / Sentinel Lymph Node (SLN) Mapping
  • Fertility-sparing approach

Cervical cancer

  • Colposcopy
  • Cervical dysplastic-Cold Knife Cone
  • Laparoscopic radical hysterectomy
  • Fertility sparing approach

Vulvar cancer

  • Wide local excision vulva
  • Radical vulvectomy
  • CO2 laser ablation of vulvar and vaginal dysplasia
  • Sentinel Lymph Node (SLN) Mapping
  • Vulvar reconstruction

Other conditions

  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Gynecological Sarcomas
  • Complex Benign Gynecological Conditions

Other procedures

  • Laparoscopic malignancy staging
  • Laparoscopic pelvic SLN
  • Tumor debulking for gynecologic malignancies
  • Advanced pelvic surgery

Accolades & Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American Cancer Society, Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award (1993)
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty Development Award (1999)
  • American College of Radiology Imaging Network
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • APGO Medical Education Foundation, Excellence in Teaching Award (1994)
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Berlex Foundation, Junior Faculty Development Award (1994)
  • Chicago Maternity Center, Outstanding Resident Award (1991)
  • Egyptian Association for Gynecologic Laparoscopy
  • Felix Rutledge Society
  • Foundation for Women's Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, Excellence in Ovarian Cancer Research Prize (2011)
  • Gynecologic Oncology Group
  • Gynecological Cancer Foundation
  • International Gynecologic Cancer Society
  • MD Anderson Cancer Network
  • Northwestern Medicine Prentice Women’s Hospital, Reis Resident Research Award (1991)
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology, Best Scientific Presentation (2015)
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, President's Recognition of Faculty Excellence Honorees (2016)
  • TMF Health Quality Institute
  • Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists