Our mission is helping you heal.

Advanced treatment and compassionate care for women facing gynecologic cancers.


Our Treatments & Services



Robotic / Minimally Invasive Surgery

The daVinci system is the most advanced, least invasive gynecological surgery method available to women today.  Dr. Finkelstein provides leading-edge GYN/ONC treatments including minimally invasive and robotic surgery.

Advanced Gynecological Surgery

Dr. Finkelstein is one of New Mexico’s leading Gyn Oncologists certified in advanced gynecological surgery. We are devoted to providing women access to advanced, effective surgical and treatment options for gynecologic cancers and health issues.

Clinical Trials

Under our care, we explain why clinical trial participation may be recommended for your diagnosis. Our practice actively participates in a number of clinical trials.


Areas of Specialization

We provide expert diagnosis, leading-edge treatment options, access to relevant clinical trials and individualized support, focusing solely on your healing and quality of life. Gynecological problems affect thousands of women, of all ages, everyday.  So if you are one of those affected, it is good to know that you can relay on our knowledge, experience, and focused support. We provide a range of treatments and services developed to help transform and improve the quality of women’s lives across the Southwest.

Cervical Cancer

 Cancer of the vulva is not a common disease. More Info About Cervical Cancer 

Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial Cancer is the most common type of uterine cancer. More Info About Endometrial Cancer

Fallopian Cancer

Every year there are 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed. More Info About Fallopian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Research now indicates that ovarian cancer is NOT a silent disease. More Info About Ovarian Cancer 

Uterine Cancer

Uterine Cancer usually occurs after menopause. More Info About Uterine Cancer

Vulvar Cancer

There are about 4,000 new cases of Vulvar cancer each year in the United States. More Info About Vulvar Cancer


Karen Finkelstein, MD

Dr. Karen Finkelstein Gynecologic Oncologist

Karen Finkelstein, MD

dedicated to compassionate care for women

Surgeon Of Excellence Robotic Surgery Dr Karen Finkelstein Surgeon Of Excellence Minimally Invasive Surgery Dr Karen Finkelstein

  • Certified “Surgeon of Excellence” in Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Gynecology
  • Double-board-certified in OB/GYN and GYN/ONC
  • Leading gynecological oncology surgeon that excels at minimally invasive robotic surgery
  • Masters in Biochemical Nutrition
  • Actively supports clinical research in New Mexico

“My very personal goal for each woman that choses Southwest Gynecologic Oncology for her treatment is that she experience not only the dedication of our team to her healing, but our dedication to her quality of life.”


Meet Our Staff

Southwest Gynecological Oncology Associates Registered Nurses caring for women with cancer in Albuquerque and Santa Fe New Mexico

GYN Cancer Nurses

for your care, comfort and well-being

SWGOA Nurse Practioner Physicians Assistant

Nurse Practitioner & Physician’s Assistant

giving you the time and attention you deserve

Medical Assistants caring for women with cancer at Southwest Gynecological Oncology Associates, Inc. in Albuquerque and Santa Fe

Medical Assistants

smiling faces, helping hands, caring hearts


Schedule an Appointment with SWGYNONC

Our Albuquerque Office is open Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Santa Fe Office is open Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Chemotherapy Services for women with OBGYN cancer at Southwest Gynecologic Oncology Associates in Albuquerque and Santa Fe

Depending on your cancer diagnosis, chemotherapy at SWGynOnc can cure, control, or ease cancer symptoms.

Read More on Chemotherapy Services


Clinical Trials for OBGYN cancer in New Mexico through Southwest Gynecologic Oncology Associates in Albuquerque and Santa Fe

Our patients may benefit from participating in clinical trials of new cancer treatments.

Learn More About Clinical Trials