Ana I. Tergas, MD

Expertise in: 
Gynecologic Oncology, Cancer Care
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Gynecologic Oncology, Cancer Care, Vaginal Cancer, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Cervical Cancer, Cervical Dysplasia, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Ovarian Cancer, Vulvar Cancer

Academic Appointments

  • Instructor in Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

Ana Tergas, MD – Gynecologic Oncologist at ColumbiaDoctors

Dr. Ana I. Tergas joined the faculty at Columbia University Medical Cancer New-York Presbyterian Hospital after completing a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Chicago Hospitals in Chicago. Dr. Tergas cares for women with all gynecologic cancers, including cervical, endometrial, ovarian, vulvar, and vaginal cancers. In addition, she sees women with precancerous conditions of the lower genital tract, such as cervical and vulvar dysplasia, as well as endometrial hyperplasia.

Dr. Tergas has extensive training in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and in radical cytoreductive surgery for advanced cancers. She also performs risk-reducing surgeries for women with hereditary cancer syndromes. Dr. Tergas is actively involved in research in the United States and internationally and has expertise in epidemiology. Her primary research interests include public health issues in gynecologic cancers, particularly improving the quality of gynecologic cancer care for underserved and disadvantaged women. She has worked extensively in international cervical cancer prevention. She is also is actively involved with the division's survivorship program, and is working on study exploring sexual function in cancer survivors. She has authored over a dozen articles and textbook chapters, and she presents and lectures regularly at national and international conferences. Dr. Tergas is an active member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO), International Gynecologic Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology. She serves on the SGO Quality and Outcomes Committee and on the CUMC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Quality and Patient Safety Committee.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Female

Schedule an Appointment

Phone Appointments

New and Existing Patients:
212-305-3410

Location(s)

CUMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

POMCO

  • POMCO

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Fellowship: John Hopkins Hospital

Research

Grants

A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED PHASE 3 STUDY OF VGX-3100X DELIVERED INTRAMUSCULARLY FOLLOWED BY ELECTROPORATION WITH CELLECTRA? 5PSP FOR THE TREATMENT OF HPV-16 AND/OR HPV-18 (P&S Industry Clinical Trial)

Jul 6 2017 - Jul 6 2022

IMPROVING SPECIFICITY OF HPV SCREEN AND TREAT IN SOUTH AFRICA (Federal Gov)

Sep 19 2014 - Aug 31 2019

TRAINING PROGRAM IN CANCER-RELATED POPULATION SCIENCES (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2002 - Aug 31 2017

PSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACHES TO BETTER UNDERSTANDING & END STAGE CANCER CARE (PROTECT) (Federal Gov)

Nov 1 2015 - Jul 31 2016

SEXUAL AND MARITAL DYSFUNCTION IN WOMEN WITH GYNECOLOGIC CANCER (Private)

Jun 1 2014 - Dec 31 2014