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Annekathryn Goodman, MD

Director, Gynecology Oncology Fellowship Program

Associate Professor.Director of the Gyn Oncology Fellowship Program. Member of National Disaster Team.Global health work in Bangladesh. Member of the Ethics Committee. Certified in acupuncture.

  • Phone: 617-724-4800
Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Cancer Center
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
Clinical Interests
Pelvic reconstructive surgery
Gynecologic cancers
Palliative care
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency, Tufts Medical Center
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Annekathryn Goodman was born in Washington, D.C. She grew up in Tokyo and Singapore. She attended undergraduate school at The University of Pennsylvania, and went on to receive an Chemistry. She obtained her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, where she then completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed her fellowship in Gynecology Oncology in 1990 at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston where she has been on staff since 1993. Dr. Goodman was certified in acupuncture in 2002. She has completed four units of clinical pastoral education. She joined the national disaster team, IMSuRT (International Medical Surgical Response team), a branch of the US department of health and human services and has deployed to various international disasters including Bam, Iran 2004, Banda Aceh 2005, and Haiti 2010.

Dr. Goodman is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School. She is the Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is the past president of The Obstetrical Society of Boston and of the New England Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.

ResearchCo-investigator on clinical trials for women with gynecologic cancers


159 publications on topics ranging from gynecologic cancers, acupuncture, surgical techniques, screening.


  • Acupuncture for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting,    2012
  • PrognosticSignificance of Splenectomy as Part of Initial Cytoreductive Surgery in OvarianCancer.  2011 
  • The risk of squamous cell carcinoma in persistent vulvar ulcers. 2011
  • Developmentof a cervical cancer screening program in a slum setting using visual inspection with acetic acid: Analysis of feasibility and cost 2012
  • The Tensions challenges of Unpredictable Drug Shortages  2012 

In General 03.04.11

In General Awards and Honors

Maternal health around the world

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