Kathryn F. McGonigle M.D.

Kathryn F. McGonigle M.D.
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  • English


  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics


Dr. McGonigle is clinic chief of Women's Cancer Care of Seattle at UW/Northwest Hospital. She is board certified in gynecologic oncology. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at UCSF in 1988 and fellowship in gynecologic oncology at UCLA in 1993. She is an expert in the care of women with gynecologic malignancies and benign gynecologic surgical conditions. She has extensive experience with challenging pelvic surgery and has performed over 400 robotic surgical procedures since 2007. She is also an expert in the management of chemotherapy for gynecologic malignancies. She is actively involved in clinical research.

Patient Care Philosophy

Patients are often overwhelmed when faced with the diagnosis of gynecologic cancer or the need for surgery for a benign gynecologic condition. I am committed to offering a patient competent and compassionate medical care. I strive to develop a trusting relationship with my patients. I want them to understand there are options and choices they can make and enjoy helping patients navigate this process.

Clinical Interests

Surgical management of gynecologic cancers and complex benign gynecologic conditions; overall management of patients with gynecologic malignancies including chemotherapy; robotic surgery.

Research Interests

Chemotherapy for gynecologic cancers and robotic surgery.


Institution Credential Year
Saint Louis University Medical education
University of California - San Francisco Internship
University of California - San Francisco Residency
University of California Los Angeles Fellowship
Degree Institution Year
MD Saint Louis University, School of Medicine 1984

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology 1997
American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology 1990