Peter A. Argenta, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

Peter A. Argenta

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
Dept. of OB/GYN & Women’s Health
MMC 395 Mayo
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Kristina Cecka

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Associate Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

Gynecologic Oncologist

Duke University School of Medicine, 1995

OBGYN Residency - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1999

Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship - Mount Sinai Hospital, 2002

Schedule an Appointment:

Minneapolis - M Health Fairview Masonic Cancer Clinic, Appointments: 612-676-4200

Maple Grove – M Health Fairview Cancer Center, Appointments: 855-486-7226


Dr. Argenta is an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, Division of Gynecologic Oncology. In addition, Dr. Argenta is the Medical Director of the Park Nicollet Oncology Clinic.

Dr. Argenta received his medical degree in 1995 from Duke University and completed an internship and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Argenta is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as the subspecialty of gynecologic oncology.

Dr. Argenta’s research interests lie in the areas of early events in carcinogenesis and the molecular mechanisms of wound healing, the treatment and prevention of ovarian cancer, with specific interest in using antiangiogenic agents in the management of metastatic tumors. In addition, Dr. Argenta has acquired specialty training in the Intuitive Surgical® daVinci® Surgical System.

Awards & Recognition

  • Mpls.St. Paul Magazine, "Top Doctor", 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Best Doctors in America®, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine, "Best Doctors for Women," 2011
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctors", 2014
  • "America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists," Consumers' Research Council of America, May 2007

Professional Associations

  • Leadership council, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2002-present
  • Medical Director, Highest patient-rated service in the health system. 2007



For a list of publications, see PubMed.



Gynecologic Cancer Clinic

Board Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

Clinical Interests

Ovarian cancer; Uterine cancer; Cervical cancer; Vulvar cancer; Advanced laparoscopy

Clinical Experience Statement

I believe in the use of minimally invasive surgery when possible. I make a point of making clinical trials available to all patients with cancer.

Hospital Privileges

Fairview Lakes; Fairview Maple Grove; Fairview Ridges; Fairview Southdale; Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital; Regions Hospital; UMMC