Christina
Ann
Bandera
MD
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rhode Island and The Miriam Hospitals

Primary Location

Phone: 
401-793-5700
Fax: 
401-793-7801

Christina A. Bandera, MD, is a gynecologic oncologist and director of the Center for Gynecologic Cancers at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative, and chief of obstetrics and gynecology at The Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Bandera received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University, and her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, and held fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Bandera is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and gynecologic oncology. She served as director of robotic surgery at Women & Infants Hospital, and is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the American Association for Gynecologic Laparoscopy.

Dr. Bandera’s clinical expertise includes the medical and surgical treatment of gynecologic cancers arising from the uterus, ovary, cervix, vagina and vulva, as well as the treatment of molar pregnancies and conditions resulting in abnormal pap smears. She has a special interest in cancer prevention and minimally invasive cancer surgery, including robotic surgery.

Specialties

Gynecology Oncology
Obstetrics Gynecology

Areas of Expertise

Abnormal Pap Smears
Gynecologic Cancer
Molar Pregnancies
Robotic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Education

Medical School:Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency:Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University
Fellowship:University of Pennsylvania Hospitals
Fellowship:Mayo Clinic, Phoenix