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Faculty Physicians

L. Stewart Massad Jr., MD

Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Specialty Areas

Gynecologic Oncology
Cervical Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Endometrial Cancer

Board Certifications

Gynecologic Oncology
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Abnormal Pap Tests, HPV, Colposcopy, Cervical Cancer, Uterine/Endometrial Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Trophoblastic Disease, Ovarian Cysts, Endometrial Hyperplasia

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Gynecologic Treatment Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 13
Office Phone: 314-362-3181
Fax: 314-362-8644

Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Building D

3023 N. Ballas Road
Fourth Floor, Suite 450
St. Louis, MO 63131

Office Phone: 314-996-6071
Fax: 314-996-6060

Education

Education

Fellowship: Gynecologic Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1992
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 1989
Medical Degree: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 1984
B.A.: Biology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massechusetts 1980

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Use of primary high-risk human papillomavirus testing for cervical cancer screening: interim clinical guidance.
Huh WK, Ault KA, Chelmow D, Davey DD, Goulart RA, Garcia FA, Kinney WK, Massad LS, Mayeaux EJ, Saslow D, Schiffman M, Wentzensen N, Lawson HW, Einstein MH
Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Feb; 136(2)178-82. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2014.12.022.

PMID:
    25579107
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of primary high-risk human papillomavirus testing for cervical cancer screening: interim clinical guidance.
Huh WK, Ault KA, Chelmow D, Davey DD, Goulart RA, Garcia FA, Kinney WK, Massad LS, Mayeaux EJ, Saslow D, Schiffman M, Wentzensen N, Lawson HW, Einstein MH
Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb; 125(2)330-7. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000669.

PMID:
    25569009
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incidence of cervical precancers among HIV-seropositive women.
Massad LS, Xie X, D'Souza G, Darragh TM, Minkoff H, Wright R, Colie C, Sanchez-Keeland L, Strickler HD
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May; 212(5)606.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.12.003.

PMID:
    25499260
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cervical human papillomavirus testing to triage borderline abnormal pap tests in HIV-coinfected women.
DʼSouza G, Burk RD, Palefsky JM, Massad LS, Strickler HD, WIHS HPV Working Group
AIDS. 2014 Jul 17; 28(11)1696-8. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000285.

PMID:
    25232904
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term cumulative detection of human papillomavirus among HIV seropositive women.
Massad LS, Xie X, Burk R, Keller MJ, Minkoff H, DʼSouza G, Watts DH, Palefsky J, Young M, Levine AM, Cohen M, Strickler HD
AIDS. 2014 Nov 13; 28(17)2601-8. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000455.

PMID:
    25188771
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Negative colposcopy reduces precancer risk after low-grade cytology.
Massad LS
BJOG. 2015 Feb; 122(3)387. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12988.

PMID:
    25055895
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A phase II trial of a surgical protocol to decrease the incidence of wound complications in obese gynecologic oncology patients.
Novetsky AP, Zighelboim I, Guntupalli SR, Ioffe YJ, Kizer NT, Hagemann AR, Powell MA, Thaker PH, Mutch DG, Massad LS
Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Aug; 134(2)233-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2014.06.012.

PMID:
    24952366
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Etiology and workup of fevers in gynecologic oncology patients.
McCartney SA, Sabo MC, Massad LS, Hagemann AR, Mutch DG, Powell MA, Thaker PH, Novetsky AP
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2014 Jun; 24(5)950-5. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000129.

PMID:
    24819658
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Type-specific HPV and Pap test results among low-income, underserved women: providing insights into management strategies.
Saraiya M, Benard VB, Greek AA, Steinau M, Patel S, Massad LS, Sawaya GF, Unger ER
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct; 211(4)354.e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.05.001.

PMID:
    24813971
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postradiation damage to the pelvic girdle in cervical cancer patients: is intensity-modulated radiation therapy safer than conventional radiation?
Ioffe YJ, Hillen TJ, Zhou G, Schwarz JK, Massad LS, Powell MA, Hagemann AR, Mutch DG, Thaker PH
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2014 May; 24(4)806-12. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000000117.

PMID:
    24670967
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The prognostic significance of lymphovascular space invasion in laparoscopic versus abdominal hysterectomy for endometrioid endometrial cancer.
Dewdney SB, Jiao Z, Roma AA, Gao F, Rimel BJ, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Massad LS, Mutch DG, Zighelboim I
Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2014; 35(1)7-10.

PMID:
    24654453
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Developing guidelines for cervical cancer prevention in the face of diagnostic complexity.
Massad LS
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Mar 1; 12(3)349-53.

PMID:
    24616540
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The relation of plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) and regulatory T-cells (Tregs) with HPV persistence in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women.
Strickler HD, Martinson J, Desai S, Xie X, Burk RD, Anastos K, Massad LS, Minkoff H, Xue X, D'Souza G, Levine AM, Colie C, Watts DH, Palefsky JM, Landay A
Viral Immunol. 2014 Feb; 27(1)20-5. doi: 10.1089/vim.2013.0097.

PMID:
    24494969
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Long-term cumulative incidence of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 or worse after abnormal cytology: impact of HIV infection.
Massad LS, Pierce CB, Minkoff H, Watts DH, Darragh TM, Sanchez-Keeland L, Wright RL, Colie C, D'Souza G
Int J Cancer. 2014 Apr 15; 134(8)1854-61. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28523.

PMID:
    24170366
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Disclosing a diagnosis of cancer: considerations specific to gynecologic oncology patients.
Kuroki LM, Zhao Q, Jeffe DB, Powell MA, Hagemann AR, Thaker PH, Massad LS, Mutch DG, Zighelboim I
Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Nov; 122(5)1033-9. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182a9bf42.

PMID:
    24104784
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phase II study of bevacizumab and pemetrexed for recurrent or persistent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer.
Hagemann AR, Novetsky AP, Zighelboim I, Gao F, Massad LS, Thaker PH, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Wright JD
Gynecol Oncol. 2013 Dec; 131(3)535-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.09.032.

PMID:
    24096113
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In reply.
Massad LS, Einstein M, Huh W, Lawson H, Kinney W
Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug; 122(2 Pt 1)393. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e31829ba31c.

PMID:
    23969812
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Abnormal pap tests and human papillomavirus infections among HIV-infected and uninfected women who have sex with women.
Massad LS, Xie X, Minkoff H, Darragh TM, D'Souza G, Sanchez-Keeland L, Watts DH, Colie C, Strickler HD
J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2014 Jan; 18(1)50-6. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0b013e3182942733.

PMID:
    23959300
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical behavior of HPV-negative and HPV-positive vulvar cancers.
Ioffe YJ, Massad LS
Gynecol Oncol. 2013 Oct; 131(1)247. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2013.06.040.

PMID:
    23838038
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A randomized trial of buffered versus nonbuffered lidocaine with epinephrine for cervical loop excision.
Kizer NT, Zhao Q, Peipert JF, Ioffe Y, Massad LS
J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2014 Jan; 18(1)8-12. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0b013e31828deffd.

PMID:
    23774079
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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