dedicated to compassionate care for women

Dr Karen Finkelstein SWGOA Gynecologic Oncologist

Karen Finkelstein, MD

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

Dr. Finkelstein is dedicated to compassionate care for women suffering from all types of gynecological cancer.

Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in OB/GYN and GYN/ONC, she is a leading gynecological oncology surgeon and excels at minimally-invasive robotic surgery.

Dr. Finkelstein was the first women’s specialist in New Mexico to receive certification as a Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Gynecology. The Surgeon of Excellence certification recognizes surgeons who demonstrate an unparalleled commitment and ability to consistently deliver safe, effective, evidence-based care.

She actively supports clinical research in New Mexico and is an executive board member of the New Mexico Cancer Care Alliance.

Married to her husband Matt, Dr. Finkelstein has two young children and enjoys time with family, traveling, swimming, and writing in her free time.


Gynecologic Cancer Expertise:

  • In 2006, Dr. Finkelstein joined Southwest Gynecological Associates in New Mexico. Dr. Finkelstein is a licensed medical physician in gynecological oncology in New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, and Georgia.
  • Dr. Finkelstein also has a Masters in Biochemical Nutrition  from Columbia University in New York and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English from Duke University.