Premal Thaker, MD, MS

Premal Thaker, MD, MS

Gynecologic Oncology, Surgeon

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of Gynecological Oncology Clinical Research, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

As a member of our ovarian, cervical and endometrial cancer specialist teams, Dr. Thaker cares for patients diagnosed with these cancers through treatment and recovery.

Research Interest

Biobehavioral influences on cancer development and therapy in gynecologic malignancies.


  • 1997: MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • 2004: MS, Cancer Biology, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston


  • 1997 - 1999: Intern and resident, obstetrics and gynecology, Allegheny University Hospital-City Avenue, Philadelphia
  • 1999 - 2002: Resident, obstetrics and gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • 2002 - 2006: Fellow, gynecologic oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Selected Research Publications

NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Ovarian Cancer, Version 3.2022.
  • Armstrong DK, Alvarez RD, Backes FJ, [...] Thaker PH, [...] Hang L
  • J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2022
Rural residence is related to shorter survival in epithelial ovarian cancer patients.
  • Lutgendorf SK, Ramirez E, Schrepf A, [...] Thaker PH
  • Gynecol Oncol 2021
Uterine carcinosarcomas: From pathology to practice.
  • Toboni MD, Crane EK, Brown J, [...] Thaker PH
  • Gynecol Oncol 2021

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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