Dr. Robin Wilson-Smith Named Medical Director of Gynecologic Oncology Services at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township
Washington Township, NJ (June 4, 2018) – Robin Wilson-Smith, DO, FACOG, FACOOG, has been named Medical Director of Gynecologic Oncology Services at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township. Dr. Wilson-Smith joins Jefferson Health from the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ.
A 1999 graduate of Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM, formerly UMDNJ-SOM), Dr. Wilson-Smith completed her OB/GYN Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, and at Cooper University Hospital. She then undertook a three-year Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at Cooper University Hospital, which she completed in 2009. As a gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Wilson-Smith specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers of the female reproductive system, including cervical, vulvar, vaginal, ovarian and uterine cancers.
As of this year, Dr. Wilson-Smith performed 670 da Vinci™ robotic surgical procedures. Robotic surgery, often used for gynecologic procedures, can result in a quicker recovery time for patients, along with reduced post-operative pain and less scarring. Dr. Wilson-Smith is experienced in multiport and single-site robotic procedures and also performs complex gynecologic cases, including endometriosis and minimally-invasive adnexal surgeries.
Board certified through the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in OB/GYN and Gynecologic Oncology, she is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.
Dr. Wilson-Smith is married and the mother of four children, including a set of triplets. She is a native of southern New Jersey, where she still resides. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on community service, and she supports the South Jersey and Central Jersey chapters of the Buffalo Soldiers, a community-focused organization that annually holds a “Divas for a Cure” breast cancer fundraising drive.
About Jefferson Health: Jefferson Health, home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College, is reimagining health care in the greater Philadelphia region and southern New Jersey. Jefferson’s dedicated team of doctors, nurses, health professionals and staff provides a range of primary to highly specialized care through 14 hospitals (three Magnet®-designated for nursing excellence), more than 50 outpatient and urgent care locations, the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center and the JeffConnect® telemedicine program. Jefferson’s academic health center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc., is recognized by US News & World Report as #16 on the 2017-18 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. Jefferson Health’s mission is to improve the health of those patients and communities it is privileged to serve through safe, effective, equitable, compassionate care.