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Uma Chandavarkar, MD MC

Specialties: Gynecologic Oncology
Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Practice: MultiCare Regional Cancer Center - Women's Cancer Center
Practice Philosophy: I am a strong patient advocate and want my patients and their families to feel heard. With a foundation of respect and hope, I use my advanced surgical skills and expertise in chemotherapy and emerging therapies to provide innovative care from the time of initial diagnosis through cancer survivorship. I feel fortunate to have the support of superb advanced practice providers and nurses who share a team-based approach in caring for patients. We work with our patients on their journeys to health.

MultiCare Regional Cancer Center - Women's Cancer Center

1003 South 5th St.
Tacoma, Washington 98405
P. 253-403-1677


Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5pm

Professional School: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Residency: Los Angeles County Medical Center / University of Southern California
Fellowship: Los Angeles County Medical Center, University of Southern California

Uma Chandavarkar, MD, is a boardcertified gynecologic oncologist with expertise in robotic surgery. She treats all stages of cancer of the female reproductive tract and offers surgical management for women who may have benign conditions such as endometriosis or fibroids. Dr. Chandavarkar has clinical interests in cancer treatment and prevention, cancer survivorship and genetics counseling. In her free time, she enjoys international travel, digital photography, and spending time with family and friends.

The services provided by Dr. Chandavarkar include:

  • Robotic surgery
  • Risk reduction surgery
  • Hysterectomy
  • Ovarian cyst removal
  • Complex gynecologic procedures