Dineo Khabele, M.D., FACOG, FACS
Vice Chair for Research
Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Fellowship Director, Gynecologic Oncology
Residency: The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell University Medical Center, New York, NY
Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
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Dr. Dineo Khabele is a physician and surgeon who specializes in treating women diagnosed with ovarian and other gynecologic cancers. She is a productive scientist and one of few clinically active gynecologic oncologists who also leads an ovarian cancer translational research program.
Dr. Khabele is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology. She obtained undergraduate and medical degrees from Columbia College and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, in New York. After residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at The New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill-Cornell University Medical Center, she completed a clinical fellowship in gynecologic oncology and post-doctoral research training in cancer biology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. Khabele has received funding through federal grants and foundation awards to conduct clinical and translational research studies focused on ovarian cancer. She has published widely in the fields of women's health, epigenetics, and cancer. She is actively involved in mentoring and training the next generation of physicians and scientists and is the founding fellowship director of the first ACGME accredited gynecologic oncology fellowship in the state of Kansas. She is also an examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Khabele is a member of several medical societies and sits on multiple medical and scientific advisory boards, including the National Institutes of Health, the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, the Foundation for Women's Cancer, and Ovarcome. As an advocate, Dr. Khabele is firmly committed to raising awareness about women's cancers and cancer health disparities. She uses her personal hobby of running to advocate for healthy lifestyles and to raise awareness and money for cancer care and research.