compassionate…caring…cancer specialists


Our mission is helping you heal.

Southwest Gynecologic Oncology Associates provides compassionate, state of the art treatment and medical care for women with gynecologic malignancies and complicated gynecologic problems.

Serving women of New Mexico and the Southwest, our experienced physicians and expert medical staff offer comprehensive, holistic, dedicated and individualized personal care.


About Us

Southwest Gynecologic Associates was founded in 1985.  As a private medical practice, Southwest is a gynecologic oncology pioneer in New Mexico providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art cancer care in all aspects of  gynecological cancer including radical surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, genetic counseling and minimally invasive surgery including the daVinci robotic surgery system.

The medical team of Southwest Gynecologic Oncology is led by Dr. Karen Finkelstein who joined Southwest in 2006 with the commitment to deliver the best personalized gynecologic cancer care and long-term survivor outcomes for New Mexico moms, daughters, granddaughters, sisters, and friends facing gynecological cancer.

Partnering for You

In pioneering medical advances to fight Gyn cancer, Southwest Gynecological Oncology actively participates in relevant Cancer Clinical Trials and pharmaceutical trials through their association with New Mexico Cancer Alliance.

Compassionate Care

Southwest patients have easy and direct access to your medical team. We treat you with kindness and respect and, answer your calls personally.

Positive Outcomes

In 2011, Southwest Gynecologic Oncology Associates was recognized as the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance Community Site with the Most National Cancer Institute Accruals.


Meet Our Staff

Our dedicated SWGynOnc physicians and staff are committed to providing holistic, personalized and compassionate care to all of our patients with gynecologic malignancies.