Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Dr Emma Rossi originates from Brisbane, Australia where she completed her undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Queensland. She graduated from an OBGYN residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, followed by a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill. Following fellowship, Dr Rossi served as Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Indiana University where she was an Interim Fellowship Program Director in Gynecologic Oncology. In 2015 she returned to the University of North Carolina where she is faculty and Assistant Professor with the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr Rossi has research and clinical interest and expertise in the minimally invasive surgical management of gynecologic cancers, with particular focus on robotic surgery and the development of novel techniques in sentinel lymph node mapping for endometrial and cervical cancers. She has published original articles in this subject matter, and serves as the principle investigator of the FIRES trial, which is a multi-institutional study, the largest of its kind, measuring the accuracy of sentinel node biopsy in diagnosing metastatic endometrial and cervical cancer. Dr Rossi has served as an invited speaker and surgeon nationally and internationally in robotic surgery and novel surgical techniques and has a passion for educating others regarding novel surgical techniques and minimally invasive surgery.