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William "Rusty" Robinson, III, MD

• Maxwell E. Lapham Professor of Gynecologic Oncology
• Section Chief, Gynecological Oncology

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Dr. Robinson is Board-certified in Gynecologic Oncology, having completed residency training at Tulane University Medical School in 1989 and fellowship at the University of Southern California in 1992. He served as faculty at Tulane University from 1992 to 1999, and then was in a combined academic/private practice in Amarillo, Texas from 1990 to 2010. He has returned to New Orleans to help rebuild the community and improve the care of women with cancer. He has written over 50 scientific publications and held multiple professional leadership roles, including serving as President of the Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists, Chair of the Chemoprevention Subcommittee of the Gynecologic Oncology Group and Vice-Chair of the Coding Committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.


American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1993

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Gynecologic Oncology, recertification 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

 Clinical Interests

  • Gynecologic Malignancies and Suspected Malignancies

Research Interests

  • Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy for Ovarian Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Prevention and Control
  • HIV Related Malignancies in Women

Education and Training

Medical School:  University of Tenessee Center for Health Sciences College of Medicine

Internship and Residency:  Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 

Fellowship:  University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-8071