Namita Khanna, MD, MSPH

Associate Professor

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Gynecologic Oncology


Advanced Pelvic Surgery Fellowship

Office: Emory Clinic Building A, 4th Floor, Emory University Campus

Phone: 404-778-3401


Education and Training

Medical Education: Nilratan Sircar Medical College, Calcutta, India
Residency: University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship: University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Graduate Education: Masters of Science in Public Health, University of Miami, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health


•  American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010
•  American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology, 2012

Areas of Interest

Management of ovarian, endometrial, and cervical cancer using minimally invasive robotic surgery

Awards and Honors

•  Best Fellow Presentation in Clinical Research, Young Investigators Forum, Florida Cancer Conference, Palm Beach, FL Sept 13-16, 2007
•  Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 2005- 2006
•  Best Teaching Resident, elected by medical students during clinical rotations on the OB/GYN service, 2004, 2005
•  APGO (Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics), Medical Education Foundation Scholars Award, 2005

Society and Professional Memberships

•  Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
•  American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
•  American Medical Association
•  Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics
•  American Society of Clinical Oncologists 



Alexander VM, Gordon AN, Howard DH, Khanna N. Outcomes and Cost Analysis of Surveillance Strategies After Initial Treatment for Women with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Jul 7. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000001040. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28692633

Salani R, Khanna N, Frimer M, Bristow RE, Chen LM. An update on post-treatment surveillance and diagnosis of recurrence in women with gynecologic malignancies: Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) recommendations. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Jul;146(1):3-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.03.022. Epub 2017 Mar 31. PMID: 28372871

Alexander VM, Meisel J, O’Brien S, Khanna N. Wilms’ tumor of the ovary. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2016 Dec14;19:18-21. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2016.12.004. PMID: 28018955

Rubinsak LA, Cohen C, Khanna N, Horowitz IR, Hanley KZ. Folate Receptor Alpha Expression in Platinum Resistant/Refractory Ovarian Carcinomas and Primary Endocervical Adenocarcinomas. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2016 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27941566.

Khanna N, Rauh LA, Lachiewicz MP, Horowitz IR. Margins for Cervical and Vulvar Cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Mar;113(3):304-9. doi: 10.1002/jso.24108. Epub 2016 Feb 8. Review. PMID: 26852901 

Han CH, Li X, Khanna N. Epithelioid sarcoma of the vulva and its clinical implication: A case report and review of the literature. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2016 Jan 9;15:31-3. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2016.01.001. eCollection 2016 Jan. PMID: 26937486

Ciszak T, Mittal PK, Sullivan P, Cardona K, Hanley KZ, Khanna N, Moreno CC. Case Report: MR imaging features of disseminated uterine leiomyosarcoma presenting after hysterectomy with morcellation. Abdom Imaging. 2015 Oct;40(7):2600-5. Doi: 10.1007/s00261-015-0486-9. PMID: 26093623

Khanna N, Horowitz IR. Controversies in the management of advanced ovarian cancer. Oncology (Williston Park). 2011 Sep; 25(10):934, 937.

Khoury-Collado F, Bowes RJ, Jhamb N, Aghajanian C, Abu-Rustum NR. Unexpected long-term survival without evidence of disease after salvage chemotherapy for recurrent metastatic cervical cancer: A case series. Gynecol Oncol. 2007 Jun; 105(3):823-5. Epub 2007 Mar 23.  

Chi DS, Abu-Rustum NR, Sonoda Y, Im HB, Jhamb N, D'Angelica M, Rim M, Dupont J, Barakat RR. Laparoscopic and hand-assisted laparoscopic splenectomy for recurrent and persistent ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2006 May; 101(2):224-7. Epub 2005 Dec 9.

Book Chapters

Jhamb N, Lambrou N. Ovarian Cancer. In: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation of Ovarian Cancer: Early Diagnosis of Cancer Series. Chapter 1.Elsevier inc


Almeida Z, Mendez L, Gomez O, Jhamb N, Ghurani G, Lambrou N, Salom E, Hlavin P, Penalver M. “The Effect of Music Therapy and Guided Imagery on Postoperative Pain, Anxiety and Medication Use: A Prospective Randomized Study”. Gynecol Oncol 2003; 88 (2): 198 [Abstract # 87].

Salom E Jr, Schey D, Kassira N, Gomez O, Mendez L, Jhamb N, Lambrou N, Lucci III J, Penalver M. “A comparison of continent and incontinent urinary diversion after pelvic exenterations: A study of long term morbidity and renal function.” Gynecol Oncol 2005; 96 (3): 921[Abstract # 26].

Almeida Z, Jhamb N, Rodriguez L, Gomez O, Nguyen T, Hus N, Salom E, Lucci III J, Penalver M, Mendez L. “Cervical cancer stage IBI: A comparison between tumor sizes < 2cm Vs. > 2cm and < 4cm”. Gynecol Oncol 2005; 96 (3): 920[Abstract # 24].

Jhamb N, Pearson J, Steinour N, Marin O,Lambrou N, J., Lucci. JA III. “Influence of ethnicity on outcomes in uterine sarcoma”. Gynecol Oncol 2008; 108(3): S99[Abstract #223]

Khanna N, Pearson J, Schwartz BM, Allen G, Nishida KJ, Schuman S, Lucci JA III. “A regimen of outpatient intraperitoneal carboplatin for optimally cytoreduced advanced ovarian cancer”. Gynecol Oncol 2009; 112(2): S56 [Abstract # 110]