Nationally Renown Gynecologic Oncologist and Surgeon Dr. Neil B. Rosenshein, Named Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”

November 9, 2016
Dr. Neil Rosenshein

Mercy Medical Center has announced that nationally recognized gynecologic oncologist and surgeon Dr. Neil B. Rosenshein has been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. as a "Top Doctor” for 2016. 

The national selection process for Castle Connolly's "Top Doctors" is based on both peer nomination and extensive review by a physician-led research team. Medical training, board certifications, achievements, and other credentials are also measured during the annual selection process.

A board certified gynecologic oncologist, Neil B. Rosenshein, M.D., FACOG, has devoted his medical career to advancing surgical techniques to treat ovarian, cervical, uterine, endometrial, vulvar and vaginal cancers.

As Director Emeritus, The Neil B. Rosenshein, M.D., Institute for Gynecologic Care at Mercy, The Weinberg Center for Women's Health and Medicine at Mercy, and The Gynecologic Oncology Collaborative, a growing network of gyn-cancer centers throughout Maryland, Dr. Neil Rosenshein's advanced skills and leadership in women's health are renowned. 

Dr. Rosenshein also serves as the Director of The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy, a National Center of Excellence, equipped with advanced technologies and a dedicated team to diagnose and treat all stages of ovarian cancer.  

Dr. Rosenshein is involved in medical research projects keeping his hand in leading edge treatment options for patients. Since 1998, Dr. Rosenshein has conducted one of the region’s most prestigious medical education conferences re: advances in women’s healthcare. In 2003, Dr. Neil Rosenshein served as the primary investigator for a study identifying markers in the blood that may find tumors. 

He has been published in numerous publications (NEJM, JAMA, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and written or co-authored several books through his career including the Manual of Gynecologic Oncology; Surgery in Retroperitoneal Space: An Operative Gynecology Videobook (co-author); Ultrasonic Surgical Techniques for the Pelvic Surgeon (co-author).

Dr. Rosenshein gathered input from his patients to help design the nationally acclaimed Weinberg Center for Women’s Health and Medicine which opened in 2003. His vision to create the first center in Maryland designed solely for the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer patients, The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute opened September 2014. This achievement was made possible by a contribution of a grateful patient and family that wanted everyone to receive the same unparalleled care they had received from Dr. Rosenshein.

Dr. Neil B. Rosenshein has been recognized by numerous organizations for his lifetime commitment to gynecology and women's cancers, including:

  • Top Doctor by Baltimore magazine
  • Healthcare Hero, Baltimore's The Daily Record
  • One of the Top Gynecologic Oncologists in the Nation, Good Housekeeping
  • Humanitarian of the Year, Mildred Mindell Cancer Foundation
  • Lifetime Achievement Award in Women's Health, The Sawgrass Institute

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. identifies top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in the United States. The Castle Connolly physician-led research team reviews and screens all nominated physicians before selecting those regarded as the most outstanding healthcare providers to be Top Doctors. Physicians do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

Dan Collins - Senior Director of Media Relations at Mercy Medical Center

Dan Collins, Senior Director of Media Relations

Email: Office: 410-332-9714 Cell: 410-375-7342

About Mercy

Founded in 1874 in downtown Baltimore by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a 183-licensed bed acute care university-affiliated teaching hospital. Mercy has been recognized as a top Maryland hospital by U.S. News & World Report; a Top 100 hospital for Women’s Health & Orthopedics by Healthgrades; is currently A-rated for Hospital Safety (Leapfrog Group), and is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet Hospital. Mercy Medical Center is part of Mercy Health Services (MHS), the parent of Mercy’s primary care and specialty care physician enterprise, known as Mercy Personal Physicians, which employs more than 200 providers with locations in Baltimore, Lutherville, Overlea, Glen Burnie, Columbia and Reisterstown. For more information about Mercy, visit, MDMercyMedia on FacebookTwitter, or call 1-800-MD-Mercy.

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