Steven Vasilev, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACS, FACN, ABOIM

Steven Vasilev, MD, MBA, FACOG, FACS, FACN, ABOIM

Oncology in Santa Monica, CA

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Speaks English and Russian


 (424) 255-1340

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Office Hours

Monday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

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Additional Locations


Gynecologic Oncology Institute @ Providence Saint John's Health Center,
2121 Santa Monica Blvd,
Santa Monica, CA

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About Dr. Vasilev


"I help and guide women to defeat gynecologic cancers using a unique combination of minimally invasive robotic surgery, precision cancer therapies and complementary holistic natural support towards thriving in survivorship.”

Dr. Vasilev is the only physician quadruple board certified in Ob-Gyn, Gynecologic Oncology and Integrative & Holistic Medicine in the United States. He is an accomplished oncologic and robotic surgeon and has trained hundreds of fellows and residents. Currently, he serves as Medical Director of Integrative Medicine and Integrative Gynecologic Oncology at Providence Saint John's Health Center, Professor at John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California and is Clinical Professor at UCLA.

Since completion of his fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at the USC Kenneth Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center he has been recognized as a surgical innovator, minimally invasive surgery pioneer, and thought leader.
He has held multiple leadership positions and been on the faculties of Kaiser Permanente (Regional Director Gynecologic Oncology and Surgical & Radiation Oncology Clinical Trials and Chief of Service ObGyn), City of Hope(Director), UC Irvine(Assistant Professor), USC(Professor), UCLA(Professor), Loma Linda University(Professor-current). Dr. Vasilev has been involved in running research programs as Principal Investigator at multiple sites since 1977.

He is a sought-after speaker, has authored over 90 publications, abstracts, book chapters and is the author-editor of a gynecologic oncology textbook and a popular book on integrative oncology. His research is in surgical innovation, novel cancer therapies, and integrative & complementary health. He is an active member of multiple medical societies and has been nationally listed in "Best Doctors" for 17 years since 2002.

Dr. Vasilev holds an MBA from UCLA, with training in, and work history of, process improvement in organizational change using tools like Lean Six-Sigma and TOC.

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Services Offered



Vulvar melanoma
Ovarian neoplasms
Complementary and integrative medicine
Endometriosis removal
Ovarian cancer
Uterine cancer
Cervical cancer
Vulvar cancer
Vaginal cancer
Robotic surgery
Uterine sarcomas

Qualifications and Experience



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Education & Training

Anderson School of Management UCLA
MBA, Management, Cum Laude, 1994 - 1996

University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1984 - 1988

University of Southern California
Class of 1984

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Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics & Gynecology

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecologic Oncology

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Medical Licenses

CA State Medical License
1985 - 2021

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Work Experience

Gynecologic Oncologist
John Wayne Cancer Institute
Santa Monica, CA
Director of Gynecologic Oncology Institute and Integrative Medicine
1999 - Present

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Hospital Affiliations

Providence Saint John's Health Center
Current Affiliation
Santa Monica, CA

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

Loma Linda University Medical Center
Current Affiliation
Loma Linda, CA

Adventist Health White Memorial
Current Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

John Wayne Cancer Institute
Current Affiliation
Santa Monica, CA

UCLA
Former Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Former Affiliation
Los Angeles, CA

UC Irvine Medical Center
Former Affiliation
Orange, CA

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Awards

Best Doctors
2019

American Board of Integrative Medicine
American Board of Physician Specialties, 2016

FACN
American College of Nutrition, 2014

Fellow (FACS)
American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FACOG)
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology - ACOG
Fellow

American College of Surgeons - ACS
Member

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
Member

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Publications



PubMed

Fabric-based exocervical and endocervical biopsy in comparison with punch biopsy and sharp curettage.
J Low Genit Tract Dis
Winter, M., Cestero, R. M., Burg, A., Felix, J. C., Han, C., Raffo, A. M., Vasilev, S.
2012 Apr
1 citation

Highly elevated CA125 and tubo-ovarian abscess mimicking ovarian carcinoma.
Gynecol. Obstet. Invest.
Macri CI, Vasilev SA
1/1/1994
7 citations

Cervical cancer with paraaortic metastases: significance of residual paraaortic disease after surgical staging.
Gynecol Oncol
Kim, P. Y., Monk, B. J., Chabra, S., Burger, R. A., Vasilev, S. A., Manetta, A., DiSaia, P. J., Berman, M. L.
1998 Jun

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Press Mentions



Everything You Need to Know About HPV & the Vaccine
SheKnows · October 03, 2018
...hort for human papillomavirus, of which there are over 40 types that are sexually transmitted," Dr. Steven Vasilev, a gynecologic oncologist and medical director of integrative gynecologic oncology at John Wayne Ca...

​5 Signs Your Bloating Isn't Normal
Prevention · July 28, 2017
...tion called ascites, and/or pressure from an ovarian mass against your abdomen or pelvis,” explains Steve Vasilev, MD, gynecologic oncologist and medical director of Integrative Gynecologic Oncology at John Wayne...

EGFL6 Contributes to Ovarian Cancer Proliferation & Metastases
Oncology Times · April 03, 2017
...the ovary. A Step Forward in Cancer Stem Cell Theory "The potential of this research is huge," said Steve Vasilev MD, gynecologic oncologist and Medical Director of Integrative Gynecologic Oncology at Providence S...