Edward Tanner, MD, is an assistant professor of gynecologic oncology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
His clinical interests include the surgical management of advanced gynecologic cancers as well as minimally invasive surgery for early-stage disease. He has a particular focus on developing innovative techniques for robotic surgery in patients with uterine and cervical cancers.
His research interests include sentinel lymph node mapping in endometrial cancer, exploring ways to reduce complications in patients undergoing surgery for advanced ovarian cancer, as well as identifying new treatments for patients with uterine sarcoma.
A native of Baltimore, Dr. Tanner received his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham before returning to Baltimore to complete his residency in gynecology and obstetrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he was one of the first fellows to complete an extensive training program in robotic surgery for gynecologic cancers.