Dr. Lois Ramondetta is a Full Professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine where she provides surgical and chemotherapy directed patient care as well as resident and fellow training for all types of gynecologic cancers. Dr. Ramondetta also specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries.
Dr. Ramondetta is passionate about building a network that will eliminate and eradicate HPV related disease in Texas and beyond. In this effort, she has been a co-lead for MD Anderson Cancer Center HPV Cancer Prevention effort as well as serving on the American Cancer Society (ACS) HPV Roundtable and chairs the Texas HPV Provider Education Work Group.
Dr. Ramondetta has co-authored over 130 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Her research interests include cancer prevention, HPV vaccination, yoga therapy, clinical trials, supportive care, and the effect of psychological coping style and stress on cancer and quality of life. In 2008, she co-wrote ""THE LIGHT WITHIN"" with Deborah Sills, PhD published by William Morrow that explores the sanctity of the doctor patient relationship. To better care for patients, she became boarded in Hospice and Palliative Care in 2010. Uniting these interests, she initiated clinical trials targeting the adrenergic pathway, yoga and stress responses in gynecologic cancer patients. Importantly, she incorporates stress reduction/lifestyle wellness techniques into her patient’s lives. In 2019 she became a 500hr RYS certified Yoga Teacher and is exploring new methods to further enhance her patient-centered holistic practice.
MD, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - Piscataway, NJ, 1993
Ob/Gyn, Jefferson Medical College - Philadelphia, PA, 1997
Gynecologic Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX, 2000