Marie Welshinger, MD

Medical Director, Gynecologic Oncology, Valley Medical Group

Marie Welshinger, MD
Specialties
Gynecologic Oncology
Gynecology
Gender
Female
Languages
English
Valley Medical Group

Location(s)

VMG - Gynecologic Oncology

One Valley Health Plaza
Suite 201
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: 201-634-5401
Fax: 201-986-4701

Education

Education

MD, University Of Minnesota Medical School, 1984 - 1988

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Gynecologic Oncology, 1993 - 1996

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Research Fellow, 1992 - 1993

Internship & Residency

SUNY At Stony Brook School Of Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1988 - 1992

Board Certifications

American Board Of Obstetrics And Gynecology - Certified, 1997

Special Competence, Gynecologic Oncology - Certified, 2002

Get to Know Me

What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

Female patients with a pelvic mass; uterine cancer: uterine sarcoma or endometrial adenocarcinoma; ovarian cancer, fallopian tube cancer peritoneal primary cancer, cervix cancer and cancer of the vulva or vagina.

What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?

Depending on the situation, I try to utilize minimally invasive techniques whenever appropriate. However, gynecologic oncology surgical procedures are accomplished laparoscopically, via robotic-assisted laparoscopy or open laparotomy. The goal is to attain the best surgical outcome with the least morbidity to the patient. In some cases, patients are not surgical candidates based on the stage of disease, medical comorbidities, or patient desires, or they require treatment in addition to surgery. We work in close association with the Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology departments. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are important treatment modalities for gynecologic oncology patients.

What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?

I believe we treat every patient as if she were our own sister or mother. Patients need medical and surgical care, but also emotional and spiritual support throughout treatment, recovery, and in remission or in cases of recurrence.

What inspired you to become a doctor?

I worked at University Hospital, which is on campus at the University of Minnesota, as a phlebotomist. Drawing blood from 6-8 a.m. was a student job, once you were trained, when I was an undergraduate studying Biology. I had always thought I wanted to be a scientist and work in a lab. I found I liked being in the hospital and fell in love with the gynecologic oncology patient population. I knew I wanted to be a Gyn Oncologist before I applied to medical school, which is kind of unusual. I'm so fortunate that all the components fell into place. In my opinion, I have the best job in the world.

Awards & Accolades

NJ Monthly Top Docs, Gynecologic Oncology
NJ Monthly Magazine
November 2016
 
U.S. News Top Doctors List, NY Metro Area
U.S. News & World Report
2006-2014
 
Global Directory of Who's Who
Who's Who
2006-2017
 
Cornell Ob/Gyn Residents' Teaching Award
Cornell Graduating Residents
2013, 2009, 2010

Insurance

Valley Medical Group providers accept the following plans.

Patient Ratings & Comments

4.7

Comments are gathered from our patient satisfaction surveys.

04/29/2019
Highly recommend doctor [...]
04/27/2019
Dr Welshinger is extremely competent and makes me feel comfortable that she is knowledgeable about my case. She was also very compassionate when she learned of my recent loss and took the time to offer comfort.
04/10/2019
Md was excellent! Did not rush me! Took her time answering questions and smiling!
03/14/2019
She is a wonderful doctor and tries to put me at ease since I have a difficult diagnosis
03/14/2019
my doctor was gentle and comforting