James Stuart Ferriss, MD
LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes
Women's Health and Oncology
Dr. James Stuart Ferriss is an assistant professor of Women’s Health specializing in gynecologic oncology at the Dell Medical School. He joins the Dell Medical School from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. There he served as the Cancer Liaison Physician to the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer. He was also the Associate Program Director of the Fox Chase Cancer Center fellowship program in gynecologic oncology, as well as the obstetrics and gynecology residency program.
His research interests include increasing inclusivity and diversity in clinical trials, as well as development of innovative methods of teaching surgical skills. Dr. Ferriss is a member of the ovarian cancer working group of NRG Oncology, an NCI-funded National Clinical Trials Network member. A recipient of numerous teaching awards, Dr. Ferriss is an educator at heart. He is passionate about minimally invasive approaches to surgery and has been recognized as a Top Doctor.
Dr. Ferriss grew up in Louisiana and completed his medical training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. This was followed by a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at The University of Virginia.