Our Gynecologic Oncology team, which includes medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, specializes in treating all types of gynecologic cancers — including cervical cancer, uterine cancer and ovarian cancer.

Gynecologic Oncology Director

Marie Welshinger, MD, FACOG

Marie Welshinger, MD, FACOG, is Director of the Gynecologic Oncology program. She is board certified in gynecologic oncology as well as obstetrics and gynecology. She is also a talented surgeon, skilled in minimally invasive techniques including robotic surgery.

Dr. Welshinger believes in a holistic, team-oriented approach to care. In addition to delivering the best possible care for each of her patients, Dr. Welshinger makes it a priority to get to know her patients on a personal level and help them address their overall health.

Before joining Valley, Dr. Welshinger was Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick. Following her fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, she practiced at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center (part of Atlantic Health System) in Morristown, N.J., and subsequently was the Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at New York Hospital Queens.

Dr. Welshinger sees patients at the Robert and Audrey Luckow Pavilion in Paramus.


Nicole Vilardo, MD

Nicole Vilardo, MD, is board certified in gynecology and obstetrics and has been published in numerous publications, as well as participated in extensive research in the field of gynecologic cancer.  

Dr. Vilardo specializes in gynecologic malignancies, including ovarian, cervical, and uterine and vulvovaginal cancers; pelvic masses; and complex gynecologic surgery, including both open and minimally invasive approaches. She believes in a multifaceted approach to patient care in order to address all aspects of a diagnosis and provide patients with compassionate care and the best quality of life possible.

Before joining Valley, Dr. Vilardo completed a gynecologic oncology fellowship at the Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical school and completed her OB/GYN residency at Yale New Haven Hospital.