Rahel Ghebre

Gynecologic Oncologist
Vice Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Dr. Rahel Ghebre is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Dr. Ghebre is a practicing gynecologic oncologist at M Health Fairview. She gained her MD from the University of Michigan and MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Ghebre is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. She is an expert in the surgical and medical management of women diagnosed with ovarian, endometrial, cervical and vulva/vaginal cancers. Her research is focused on improving cancer care for women with gynecologic cancers in the US and globally by increasing access to quality care and clinical trials. She serves as chair for gynecology oncology special interest group under AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer), as panel member of NCCN Harmonized Guideline committee for sub-Saharan Africa, ASCO resource stratified guideline and African Cancer Coalition, an initiative supported by the American Cancer Society. Dr. Ghebre is an internationally recognized educator in gynecologic oncology and received the 2020 International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Ghebre co-leads the Early Pathway to Success Program for women faculty through the Center for Women in Medicine.

Research Summary

Research Interests:
Cervical Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Cancer Prevention
Clinical Trials
International Health

Clinical Summary

Schedule an Appointment:
Minneapolis - M Health Fairview Masonic Cancer Clinic, Appointments: 612-626-4200

Clinical Interests:
Ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar, vaginal malignancies; advanced pelvic surgery for benign and malignant conditions; minimally invasive surgery; chemotherapy for gynecologic malignancies; clinical trials


MD, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship, Fellowship
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Galloway Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, Fellowship
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Residency
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Honors and Recognition

Top Doctors, Minnesota Monthly magazine
Top Doctors, Mps. St. Paul Magazine


Administrative Contact

Brenda Olson
Administrative Phone: 612-626-3111
Administrative Email: ols00323@umn.edu