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Meaghan Tenney, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology

Meaghan Tenney, MD, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of women with gynecologic cancers and pre-invasive diseases of the lower genital tract. Her primary clinical interest is to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to women and their families when facing a diagnosis of cancer.

Dr. Tenney is the principal investigator for all gynecologic cancer clinical trials through NRG Oncology, a cooperative research group supported by the National Cancer Institute, The GOG Foundation, Inc, and numerous industry sponsored trials. Her research focuses on quality improvement, patient centered perioperative care and the adherence to cervical cancer screening guidelines among primary care physicians. She actively participates in and conducts chemotherapy clinical trials targeting ovarian, endometrial, vulvar and cervical cancers through NRG and GOG Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Tenney spent two years serving in AmeriCorps, and has traveled to Africa with the National Institutes of Health as part of a cervical cancer prevention grant.

Practice Locations

University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Health Specialists
222 Indianapolis Boulevard

Schererville, IN 46375

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medical School

University of Miami Medical School

Internship and Residency

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston


University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Society of Clinical Oncology
GOG Foundation, Inc.
NRG Oncology
Society of Gynecological Oncology
Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6721

Office Fax

(773) 702-5411

Office Postal Address

Meaghan Tenney, MD
University of Chicago Medical Center
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2050
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Surgery for gynecologic malignancies including ovarian, uterine, vulvar and cervical cancers
  • Laparoscopic and robotic surgery
  • Sentinel lymph node dissection in vulvar cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Quality improvement and patient safety
  • Cervical, vaginal and vulvar dysplasia
  • Intraperitoneal chemotherapy
  • Resident and fellow education
  • Rare gynecologic tumors
  • Palliative care

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Learn More About Dr. Tenney

Dr. Tenney was one of seven specialists who cared for a woman battling colorectal cancer during her pregnancy.

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Tenney's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.