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Brent Dubeshter, M.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 442-8020

Administrative: (585) 442-8020

Office: (585) 442-8020

Fax: (585) 442-8039

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Cancer, Obstetrics & Gynecology


As the former Director of Gynecologic Oncology and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the University of Rochester Medical Center, I strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for my patients.

The field of gynecologic oncology attracted me because it encompasses both surgical and medical aspects of cancer care. It is a challenging and unique field, but is also especially rewarding.

I have expertise in robotic surgery, as well as in treating endometrial cancers and gestational trophoblastic neoplasms. My patients can be confident knowing that I will spare no effort in providing the best care for their condition.

Conditions I Treat

- Ovarian cancer
- Cervical cancer
- Endometrial cancer
- Vulvar cancer
- Gestational trophoblastic neoplasms

Professional Background

Dr. DuBeshter is the former Director of Gynecologic Oncology and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology for the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. DuBeshter earned his undergraduate degree with honors and distinction in research from Franklin & Marshall College and his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He completed his residency in obstetrics & gynecology and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Dr. DuBeshter has contributed to numerous journal, abstracts, and books, including the chapter on gynecologic cancer in the textbook Clinical Oncology: A Multidisciplinary Approach. He is also the co-developer of IntelliDose software, a computer programs used internationally with over 100 domestic sites that safeguards patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment.

Dr. DuBeshter is certified by the American Boards of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. He is a member of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society and the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, as well as the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He currently serves on the Clinical Practice and Finance Committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and is a reviewer for Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, and the International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer.



  • Gynecologic Oncology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


MD | University of Virginia School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1986
Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Brigham and Women's Hospital

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1986
Fellowship in Gyn Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

07/01/1979 - 06/30/1982
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital

07/01/1978 - 06/30/1979
Internship in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Brigham and Women's Hospital

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APGO Excellence in Teaching Award
Sponsor: Association of Professors of Gynecology & Obstetrics

2012 - Present
US News Top Doctor Recognition

2010 - 2018
Patient's Choice and Compassionate Doctor Award

Americas Top Oncologists
Sponsor: Consumer Research Council of America

Who's Who of Executives and Professionals

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Top Reviewer

CREOG National Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence

Who's Who in Medical Science Education

Raven Society
Sponsor: University of Virginia

ACS Merit Award
Location: Lancaster, PA

Phi Beta Kappa

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Journal Articles

Sarah A Ackroyd, MD, MPH; Sajeena Thomas, MD; Cynthia Angel, MD; Richard Moore, MD; Philip J Meacham, MS; and Brent DuBeshter, MD. "Interval Robotic Cytoreduction following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Advanced Ovarian Cancer". Journal of Robotic Surgery. 2017; .

Sato H; DuBeshter B, Robins A; Angel C; Toy E; Thomas S. "Does robotic surgical staging of endometrial cancer compromise outcomes?". Open Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2013; 3: 41-46.

DuBeshter, B; Angel, C; Toy, Eugene; Thomas, Sajeena; Glantz, JC. "Current role of robotic hysterectomy". Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2013; 29(4): 174-78.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Gynecologic Cancers
Book Title: Primary Care for Women
Author List: DuBeshter B; Del Priore G; Warshal D; Toy, E
Edited By: Leppert PC; Peipert JF
Published By: Lipincott Williams & Wilkins 2004

Chapter Title: Gynecologic Cancers
Book Title: Primary Care for Women
Author List: Leppert, P.
Published By: Lippincott-Raven 2003 in Philadelphia, PA

Chapter Title: Gynecology (revision)
Book Title: Principles of Surgery, 7th ed., Companion Handbook
Author List: Schwartz, Shires, Spencer
Published By: McGraw Hill 1999




Leaders in Gynecologic Cancer Surgery


SECOND OPINION | Hormone Replacement Therapy | APT | Full Episode


SECOND OPINION | Ovarian Cancer | APT | Full Episode


SECOND OPINION | Ovarian Cancer | PBS


Stories of Hope: Gynecologic Oncology at Highland Hospital