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Paola Alvarez Gehrig

Paola Alvarez Gehrig, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology,
  • Oncology
  • Hematology

Areas of Interest

Areas of interest include ovarian, uterine and cervical cancers and gestational trophoblastic disease.



Medical School

Brian Gelfand, MD


University of Virginia Health System


UNC Chapel Hill - School of Medicine

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Professor and Division Director, Gynecologic Oncology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Examiner, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology Boards 
  • Editorial Board, Clinical Updates in Women’s Health Care
  • Editorial Board, Gynecologic Oncology Research and Practice

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists UNC
  • Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • American Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011
  • Best Doctors in America, 2013, 2010, 2008
  • Best Clinical Poster Award, 2014 Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting
  • Best Paper in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Oncology, AAGL Global Congress, 2010
  • 16 research grants
  • Three book chapters, 101 refereed papers and articles, six non-refereed publications, 1 submitted manuscript, 64 abstracts, 111 poster presentations, 1 video presentation, and numerous invited lectures and grand rounds

Board Certifications

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Diplomate in Gynecologic Oncology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Medical Examiners


  • Cone Health Cancer Center - Gynecologic Oncology
    2400 W Friendly Ave
    Greensboro, NC 27403