Kathryn P. Pennington M.D.

Kathryn P. Pennington M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology




Gynecologic Oncology at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor, Cascade Tower
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.8300|Map It 


Dr. Pennington is a faculty member in gynecologic oncology. She specializes in the treatment of gynecologic cancers, including ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers, as well as gestational trophoblastic disease. Her clinical expertise includes minimally-invasive surgery and complex pelvic surgery, treatment of gynecologic cancers with chemotherapy and gynecologic cancer survivorship.

Patient Care Philosophy

I believe that cancer care is a partnership, and I strive to empower every person to be actively involved in her care. Every patient should be treated with compassion and honesty. I aim to provide the best care for my patients using a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and individualized treatment approach.

Personal Interests

Spending time with my family, hiking and outdoors activities.

Clinical Interests

Minimally-invasive surgery; complex pelvic surgery; treatment of gynecologic cancers.

Research Interests

Gynecologic cancer survivorship; clinical trials for gynecologic malignancies; molecular genetics of sporadic and familial ovarian cancer.


University of Michigan School of Public HealthMedical education2006
Univ. of Michigan - Dept. of OB/GYNResidency
UW - Dept. of Obstetrics & GynecologyFellowshipGynecologic Oncology

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics & GynecologyObstetrics & Gynecology2011
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