Ilana Cass, MD, is a faculty physician for the Division of Gynecologic Oncology within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.
Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in gynecologic oncology, Dr. Cass has been awarded investigative grants from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, the American Cancer Society, the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation and pharmaceutical companies.
Her primary area of research interest involves genetic alterations as prognostic markers in ovarian cancer.
Dr. Cass received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Yale/ New Haven Hospital in Connecticut and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.
She is the first candidate from Cedars-Sinai to be nominated and the first accepted to the year-long Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine fellowship.