Boris Winterhoff

Associate Professor
Gynecologic Oncologist


Dr. Winterhoff received his medical degree and his Dr. Med. in Molecular Oncology from the Christian Albrecht's University in Kiel, Germany. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, a research fellowship in Cancer Genomics and a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Mayo Clinic.

Research Summary

Dr. Winterhoff's research interests are ovarian and endometrial cancer and the clinical application of cancer genomics. His active research interests are as follows:

1. Use of cancer genomics to identify ovarian cancer patients most benefiting from antiangiogenic treatment with bevacizumab.
2. Use of cancer genomics to identify endometrial cancer patients at high risk for lymph node metastasis and recurrence.
3. Use of cancer genomics for early detection of cancer.

Clinical Summary

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Clinical Interests:
Cancer genomics; robotic surgery; individualized medicine


MS, Mayo Graduate School
Major: Gynecologic Oncology
Ph.D. of Medicine, Christian Albrechts University of Doctoral Thesis
Major: Tumor Biology
MD, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel
Major: Medicine

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Fellowship, Fellowship
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Fellowship, Fellowship
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residency, Residency
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Licensures and Certifications

Diplomate, Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diplomate, Gynecologic Oncology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Physician and Surgeon, Minnesota Board of Medical Practices
Licensure/Certification Number: MN51460

Honors and Recognition

Twin Cities’ Top Doctors , Mpls/St.Paul Magazine
Named Twin Cities’ Top Doctors – Rising Stars, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine
Excellence in Teaching Award, UMN Gynecologic Oncology Fellows





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