Jeanine Nicole Staples, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics


Gynecologic Cancers, Gynecological Surgery, Obstetrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uterine Cancer more

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Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-243-5295
5255 Loughboro Rd NW
Building D
Washington, DC 20016
Fax: 202-537-4662
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Dr. Staples sees patients Monday thru Friday in Building D, Level 4.

Dr. Jeanine Staples is a fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist with the Sibley Center for Gynecologic Oncology and Advanced Pelvic Surgery.  She is trained in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. She has a special interest in the surgical management of gynecologic malignancies and preinvasive diseases of the vulva, vagina and cervix in addition to complex benign gynecologic diseases. 

She holds a masters degree in public health and her areas of research interest include screening and prevention of gynecologic malignancies as well as disparities in outcomes of women with gynecologic cancers. Dr. Staples is passionate about reducing disparities in gynecologic cancers through community engagement and education. Dr. Staples has given national presentations and lectures on these topics and is published in the field. She is also passionate about HPV vaccination and serves as a member of the Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia's HPV Taskforce Committee. more


  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Boston University School of Medicine (2013)


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2017)


  • Gynecologic Oncology; University of Virginia School of Medicine (2020)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics And Gynecology) (2021)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Staples JN, Peres LC, Camacho TF, Alberg AJ, Bandera EV, Barnoltz-Sloan J, Bondy ML, Crote ML, Funkhouser E, Moorman PG, Peters ES, Schwartz AG, Terry PD, Schildkraut JM. Cardiovascular co-morbidities and risk of ovarian carcinoma among African-American women in the African American Cancer Epidemiology Study (AACES). Gynecologic Oncology 2020 Jul; 158: 123-129. PMID: 32362566

Patel S, Staples JN, Garcia C, Chatfield L, Ferriss JS, Duska LR. Are minority women less likely to participate in clinical trials? Gynecologic Oncology 2020 May; 157(2):323-328.  PMID: 32253046

Staples JN, Duska L. Cancer Screening and Prevention Highlights in Gynecologic Cancer.  Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am  2019 Mar;46(1):19-36.  PMID: 30683264

Staples JN, Lester J, Li A, Walsh C, Cass I, Karlan BY, Bresee C, Rimel BJ. Language as a barrier to cancer clinical trial accrual: assessing consenting team knowledge and practices for cancer clinical trial consent among low English fluency patients. Applied Cancer Research 2018; 38:14

Staples JN, Wong MS,  Rimel BJ. An Educational Intervention to Improve HPV and Cervical Cancer Knowledge Among African American College Students.  Gynecologic Oncology 2018; 149(1):101-105.  PMID: 29605043

Activities & Honors


  • Member, Society of Gynecologic Oncology, 2017

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Racial disparities in surgical outcomes of patients undergoing debulking surgery for ovarian cancer
    Oral Presentation, Grand Rounds, Charlottesville, VA (06/03/2020)
    University of Virginia Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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