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Cynthia Lynn Angel, M.D.

Cynthia Lynn Angel, M.D.

Gynecologic Cancer , Obstetrics & Gynecology , Ovarian Cancer , Cancer

4.8 out of 5 stars



Lattimore Medical Center

125 Lattimore Rd
Rochester, NY 14620-4159

About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Fellow in Gynecologic Oncology
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 1986 - 1988

Resident in Obstetrics-Gynecology
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 1981 - 1985


MD | Pennsylvania State Univ. College of Medicine. Medicine. 1981

BA | Harvard University. Psychology. 1977


2024 Exceptional Women in Medicine. 2024

2023 Exceptional Women in Medicine. 2023

2023 Exceptional Women in Oncology. 2023

2019 Top Doctor. 2019

Physician of Distinction Award. 2018

2018 Exceptional Women in Medicine. 2018

2017 Exceptional Women in Medicine. 2017

Edward Mott Moore Award. 2015 - 2015

Excellence in Teaching. 2015 - 2015

2013 Howard J. Berman Prize. 2013

America's Top Oncologist 2012. 2012

America's Top Doctors in Gynecologic Oncology. 2011

America's Top Oncologists. 2008

America's Top Oncologist 2007. 2007

America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists. 2006

Jacob Gitelman Award. 2005

Outstanding Resident in Gynecologic Endoscopy. 1985

Ward L. Ekas Award. 1985

Curtis J. Lund Award for Resident's Papers. 1984

Lemmon Award in OB/GYN. 1981

Magna Cum Laude, Harvard University. 1977


Journal Articles

Luteoma of pregnancy masquerading as a granulosa cell tumor.

Zhang N, Thappa S, Navarro Sanchez J, Smith A, Liu C, Angel C, DuBeshter B, Morrison J, Pressman E, Moore R

Gynecologic oncology reports.. 2023 April 46 :101163. Epub 03/17/2023.

Metastatic melanoma posing as a pelvic mass.

Zywicki A, Zhang N, Sagan O, Moore R, Rowswell-Turner R, Angel C, DuBeshter B, Numbere N, Smith A

Gynecologic oncology reports.. 2023 February 45 :101133. Epub 01/08/2023.

Malignant transformation of mature cystic teratoma involving bowel: A case report.

Thappa, S.; Spielman, S.; Zhang, N.; Navarro Sanchez, J.; Smith, A.; Moore, R., Rowswell-Turner, R.; Angel, C.; DuBeshter, B.

Current Problems in Cancer: Case Reports. 2023; 11.

Malignancy Assessment Using Gene Identification in Captured Cells Algorithm for the Prediction of Malignancy in Women With a Pelvic Mass.

Moore RG, Khazan N, Coulter MA, Singh R, Miller MC, Sivagnanalingam U, DuBeshter B, Angel C, Liu C, Seto K, Englert D, Meachem P, Kim KK

Obstetrics and gynecology.. 2022 September 8 Epub 09/08/2022.

Interval robotic cytoreduction following neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer.

Ackroyd SA, Thomas S, Angel C, Moore R, Meacham PJ, DuBeshter B

Journal of robotic surgery.. 2018 June 12 (2):245-250. Epub 06/19/2017.

Ember Trial: "Evaluation of multiple protein and molecular biomarkers to estimate risk of cancer in gynecology patients presenting with a pelvic mass"

Moore, R.G.; Miller, M.C.; Kim, K.; Sivagnanalingham, U.; DuBeshter, B.; Angel, C.; Thomas, S.G.; Seto, K.; Englert, D.

2018; 149(Supplement 1): 178-179.

Clinical outcome after adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for Stage I-II papillary serous clear cell endometrial cancer

Youn, P; Angel, C; DuBeshter, B; Thomas, SG; Moore, RG; Singh, DP; Bylund, KC.

International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2016; 96(2S): E310-E311.

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy and robot-assisted interval cytoreduction in patients with advanced ovarian cancer.

Ackroyd, SA; Altobelli, K; Angel, C; Thomas, SG; DuBeshter, B.

2016; .

Current Role of Robotic Hysterectomy

DuBeshter, Brent MD; Angel, Cynthia, MD; Toy, Eugene, MD; Thomas, Sajeena, MD; Glantz, J. Christopher, MD, MPH.

Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2013; 29(4): 174-178.

Does robotic surgical staging of endometrial cancer compromise outcomes?

Sato, Holly; DuBesheter, Brent; Robins, Amber; Angel, Cynthia; Toy, Eugene; Thomas, Sajeena.

Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013; 10.4236(3): 41-46.

Experience with computerized chemotherapy order entry

DuBeshter, B.; Walsh, C.J.; Altobelli, K.; Loughner, J.; Angel, C.

Journal Oncology Practice. 2006; 2(2): 49-52.

Chemotherapy dose limits set by users of a computer order entry system

DuBeshter, B.; Griggs, J.; Angel, C.; Loughner, J.

Hospital Pharmacy. 2006; 41(2): 1-7.

Abnormal cervical cytology: a risk factor for endometrial cancer recurrence.

Brown, AK; Gillis, S; Angel,C; Glantz, C; DuBeshter, B.

Int J Gynecological Cancer. 2005; 15: 517-22.

High-dose rate brachytherapy for Stage I/II papillary serous or clear cell endometrial cancer.

DuBeshter B, Estler K, Altobelli K, McDonald S, Glantz C, Angel C

Gynecologic oncology.. 2004 August 94 (2):383-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endometrial cancer: the potential role of cervical cytology in current surgical staging.

DuBeshter B, Deuel C, Gillis S, Glantz C, Angel C, Guzick D

Obstetrics and gynecology.. 2003 March 101 (3):445-50. Epub 1900 01 01.

Reconstruction of an extensive vulvectomy defect using the gluteus maximus fasciocutaneous V-Y advancement flap.

Arkoulakis NS, Angel CL, DuBeshter B, Serletti JM

Annals of plastic surgery.. 2002 July 49 (1):50-4; discussion 54. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ovarian cancer: comparison of observer performance for four methods of interpreting CT scans.

Fultz PJ, Jacobs CV, Hall WJ, Gottlieb R, Rubens D, Totterman SM, Meyers S, Angel C, Del Priore G, Warshal DP, Zou KH, Shapiro DE

Radiology.. 1999 August 212 (2):401-10. Epub 1900 01 01.

Can combination vaginal HDR brachytherapy and lymphadenectomy replace adjuvant pelvic XRT for early stage endometrial cancer?

Kang, Y; Chen, Y; Casey, W; Smudzin, T; Rubin, P; Angel, C; DuBeshter, B.

International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 1998; 42(1(1)): 318.

Use of thin-layer preparations for gynecologic smears with emphasis on the cytomorphology of high-grade intraepithelial lesions and carcinomas.

Wilbur DC, Dubeshter B, Angel C, Atkison KM

Diagnostic cytopathology.. 1996 May 14 (3):201-11. Epub 1900 01 01.

Adjuvant radiotherapy for uterine papillary serous carcinoma: whole abdominopelvic pelvic irradiation.

Casey, W; Chen, Y; DuBeshter, B; Angel, C; Dawson, A; Smudzin, T; Rubin, P.

International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. 1996; 36(1): 329.

Local therapy for small cell carcinoma of the cervix.

Nakamura, C; Chen, Y; DuBeshter, B; Angel, C; Dawson, A; Casey, W.

International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology and Physics. 1996; 36(1(1)): 326.

Adrenal function following high-dose steroids in ovarian cancer patients.

Del Priore G, Gurski KJ, Warshal DP, Angel C, Dubeshter B

Gynecologic oncology.. 1995 October 59 (1):102-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Paclitaxel-associated hypersensitivity reaction despite high-dose steroids and prolonged infusions.

Del Priore G, Smith P, Warshal DP, Dubeshter B, Angel C

Gynecologic oncology.. 1995 February 56 (2):316-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

The treatment of ovarian cancer with a gene modified cancer vaccine: a phase I study.

Freeman, S.M.; McCune, C.; Robinson, W.; Abboud, C.N.; Abraham, G.N.; Angel, C.; Marrogi, A.

Hum Gen Ther. 1995; 6(7): 927-939.

Autonomic measures associated with chemotherapy-related nausea: techniques and issues.

Bellg AJ, Morrow GR, Barry M, Angel C, DuBeshter B

Cancer investigation.. 1995 13 (3):313-23. Epub 1900 01 01.

Unusual endovaginal ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging of placental site trophoblastic tumor.

Abulafia O, Sherer DM, Fultz PJ, Sternberg LB, Angel C

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 1994 March 170 (3):750-2. Epub 1900 01 01.

Computed tomography of leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata with malignant transformation.

Abulafia O, Angel C, Sherer DM, Fultz PJ, Bonfiglio TA, DuBeshter B

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 1993 July 169 (1):52-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Diagnoses after laparotomy for a mass in the pelvic area in women.

Lin JY, Angel C, DuBeshter B, Walsh CJ

Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics.. 1993 April 176 (4):333-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Recurrent stage I endometrial adenocarcinoma in the nonirradiated patient: preliminary results of surgical staging.

Angel, C.; DuBeshter, B.; Dawson, A.E.; Keller, J.

Gynecol Oncol. 1993; 2: 221-226.

Autonomic changes during cancer chemotherapy induced nausea and emesis.

Morrow GR, Angel C, Dubeshter B

The British journal of cancer. Supplement.. 1992 December 19 :S42-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Morbidity and recurrence with modifications of radical vulvectomy and groin dissection.

Lin, J.Y.; DuBeshter, B.; Angel, C.; Dvoretsky , P.M.

Gynecol Oncol. 1992; 1: 80-86.

Meigs syndrome with elevated serum CA 125.

Lin, J.Y.; Angel, C.; Sickel, J.Z.

Obstet Gynecol. 1992; 3(2): 563-566.

Clinical presentation and management of stage I cervical adenocarcinoma: a 25 year experience.

Angel, C.; DuBeshter, B.; Lin, J.Y.

Gynecol Oncol. 1992; 1(44): 71-80.

Comparison of transabdominal and endovaginal sonographic approaches in the diagnosis of a case of cervical pregnancy successfully treated with methotrexate.

Sherer, D.M.; Abramowicz, J.S.; Thompson, H.O.; Liberto, L.; Angel, C.; Woods, J.R. Jr.

J Ultrasound Med. 1991; 7(10): 409-411.

Endometrial carcinoma: the relevance of cervical cytology.

DuBeshter, B.; Warshal, D.P.; Angel, C.; Dvoretsky, P.M.; Lin, J.Y.; Raubertas, R.F.

Obstet Gynecol. 1991; 3(77): 458-462.

"Endometrial Carcinoma: The Relevance of Cervical Cytology".

DuBeshter, B; Warshal, D.P.; Angel, C; Dvoretsky, P.M.; Lin, J; Yandraubertas, R.F..

Proc Soc Gynecologic Oncology. 1991; .

Survival time. Causes of death, and tumor/treatment-related morbidity in 100 women with ovarian cancer.

Dvoretsky, P.M.; Richards, K.A.; Angel, C.; Rabinowitz, L.; Beecham, J.B.; Bonfiglio, T.A.

Hum Pathol. 1988; 11(19): 1273-1279.

Distribution of disease at autopsy in 100 women with ovarian cancer.

Dvoretsky, P.M.; Richards, K.A.; Angel, C.; Rabinowitz, L.; Stoler, M.H.; Beecham, J.B.; Bonfiglio, T.A.

Hum Pathol. 1988; 1(19): 57-63.

Stage IB cervical carcinoma: a comparison of clinical, MR, and pathologic staging.

Rubens, D.; Thornbury, J.R.; Angel, C.; Stoler, M.H.; Weiss, S.L.; Lerner, R.M.; Beecham, J.

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1988; 1(19): 57-63.

Phase II trial of etoposide in the management of advanced and recurrent leiomyosarcoma of the uterus: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study.

Slayton, R.D.; Blessing, J.A.; Angel, C.; Berman, M.

Cancer Treat Rep. 1988; 1(150): 135-138.

Magnetic resonance imaging and pathologic correlation in stage IB cervix cancers.

Angel C, Beecham JB, Rubens DJ, Thornbury JR, Stoler MH

Gynecologic oncology.. 1987 July 27 (3):357-67. Epub 1900 01 01.

Magnetic resonance imaging and the pathologic correlation in stage IB cervix cancers.

Angel, C.; Beecham, J.B.; Rubens, D.J.; Thornbury, J.R.; Stoler, M.H.

Gynecol Oncol. 1987; 12(71): 303-304.


Clinical Practice of Gynecology (1991)

Chapter: Surgical therapy for Uterine Tumors

Authors: Angel, C.; Adelson, M. D.; Sutton, G.; Kline, R.C.; Delmore, J.; Malone, J.M. Jr.; Turner, D.A.

Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co., Inc., New York 1991

Clinical Practices in Oncology (1990)

Chapter: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Authors: DuBeshter, B., Lin, JY, and Angel, C

Publisher: Pergamon Press 1990

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5.0 stars

Dr Angel has been my oncologist for 17+ years through many ovarian cancer recurrences and surgeries. She saved my life. I absolutely love her.

Sep 26, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr.Angel saved my life!

May 06, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Cynthia Angel is wonderful, explains in details & understanding terms.

Apr 27, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Angel has been an incredible doctor, giving me sound advice, care and confidence. I feel very fortunate for her kind & wonderful care!!

Apr 24, 2023

5.0 stars

Always excellent.

Feb 16, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Angel was fine. [...]

Feb 09, 2023

5.0 stars

Glad Dr. Angel and other doctors are here. The staff is exceptional.

Feb 05, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Angel is just that, an angel!! I be been so lucky to have her as my doctor! She is a positive force who has made this cancer treatment bearable, not so scary and made me confident in my recovery! Her kindness, smile, expertise, empathy and just plain goodness has given me hope and happiness. She is one in a million !!

Oct 16, 2022

5.0 stars

Very kind, warm, supportive, super knowlegible, explained everything, empathetic

Aug 25, 2022

5.0 stars

I have complete confidence in Dr. Angel.

Jul 15, 2022


Excellent doctor - I trust her completely!

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