We are proud to have Dr. Lynn Kowalski on board to lead our gynecologic oncology services. She has years of experience in the field and knows how to treat her patients with care and patience to help them maintain their health and wellness.
Dr. Lynn D. Kowalski M.D., FACOG, FACS: Board Certified in Gynecologic Oncology
Dr. Lynn Kowalski attended Johns Hopkins University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 1986. Dr. Kowalski studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, where she graduated with honors and developed an interest in gynecologic surgery.
Dr. Kowalski completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Magee-Women’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. After that, she returned to Washington University in St. Louis for her fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Kowalski’s research interests included the genetics of uterine cancer and a rare form of ovarian cancer called primary peritoneal cancer.
Experienced gynecologic oncology in Las Vegas
Dr. Lynn Kowalski moved to Las Vegas in 1998 to begin practicing gynecologic oncology. She then founded Nevada Surgery and Cancer Care in 2005. Dr. Kowalski developed an interest in minimally invasive surgery in her residency training and has made Las Vegas one of the busiest robotic surgery programs in the United States. Dr. Kowalski uses the da Vinci Surgical System for her gynecological surgeries. She is now a Master Robotic Surgeon at Mountainview’s Center of Excellence and Medical Director of their robotics program.
At NVSCC, Dr. Kowalski treats gynecologic cancers including ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancers. Also, she specializes in the surgical management of fibroids, women with endometriosis, precancers, and other complex gynecologic conditions.
Dr. Kowalski is committed to caring for her patients with compassion and expertise. This commitment translates into a strong dedication to utilize minimally invasive surgical approaches when applicable, even in cases that are especially challenging.
Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy
Dr Kowalski is also the author of Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy, a book that seeks to educate and empower women who are facing the often daunting prospect of having a hysterectomy. The book draws on Dr. Kowalski’s own extensive expertise in performing thousands of hysterectomies over the years but is written in an easy-to-understand and engaging manner.
Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy is filled with answers to questions that patients need to know, as well as anecdotal and personal accounts of women who have undergone a hysterectomy. If you or a loved one is faced with having a hysterectomy, Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy is an excellent resource with which to educate yourself.
Our Gynecologic Oncology Services
Nevada Surgery and Cancer Care offer comprehensive gynecologic oncology services with your health in mind. Schedule a consultation for gynecologic oncology services today!