Huyen Q. Pham, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology

Director of the Gynecology/Oncology Clinic

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After obtaining his medical degree from UC San Diego, Dr. Pham completed his internship and residency at Washington University Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. After finishing his fellowship in gynecologic cancer at UC Irvine, Dr. Pham joined the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at USC. He is interested in the full range of female pelvic malignancy with special emphasis on clinical trials focused on chemotherapy for gynecology malignancies. At USC, Dr. Pham is the assistant director of clinical research in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology and is the principle investigator for the Group of Gynecologic Oncology trials at USC.


  • Social Determinants of Health and Continuity of Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Among Patients Receiving Treatment in Rural Primary Care Settings J Addict Med. 2024 Feb 05. . View in PubMed
  • Temporal trends of failure-to-rescue following perioperative complications in vulvar cancer surgery in the United States Gynecol Oncol. 2023 Oct; 177:1-8. . View in PubMed
  • Mental Health Service Utilization and Disparities in the US: Observation of the First Year into the COVID Pandemic. Community Ment Health J. 2023 07; 59(5):972-985. . View in PubMed
  • Two staged phase II clinical trial of Eribulin monotherapy in advanced or recurrent cervical cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2023 06; 173:49-57. . View in PubMed
  • Telemedicine along the cascade of care for substance use disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States Drug Alcohol Depend. 2023 01 01; 242:109711. . View in PubMed
  • Our Space of Morrow Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2022 Nov 21. . View in PubMed
  • Side-to-end reanastomosis after low-anterior resection (STELAR): Outcomes, feasibility, and description of procedure performed by a gynecologic oncology service J Surg Oncol. 2022 Sep; 126(3):563-570. . View in PubMed
  • Percutaneous/mini-laparotomy fetoscopic repair of open spina bifida: a novel surgical technique Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 09; 227(3):375-383. . View in PubMed
  • Population-level uptake of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for stage IVB endometrial cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2022 06; 165(3):428-436. . View in PubMed
  • Correction to: Adjuvant hysterectomy following primary chemoradiation for stage IB2 and IIA2 cervical cancer: a retrospective comparison of complications for open versus minimally invasive surgery Radiat Oncol. 2021 Aug 25; 16(1):162. . View in PubMed
  • Adjuvant hysterectomy following primary chemoradiation for stage IB2 and IIA2 cervical cancer: a retrospective comparison of complications for open versus minimally invasive surgery Radiat Oncol. 2021 Jun 29; 16(1):123. . View in PubMed
  • Implementation of multidisciplinary practice change to improve outcomes for women with placenta accreta spectrum Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2020 Mar; 246:194-196. . View in PubMed
  • Immune Activation in Patients with Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer Treated with Ipilimumab Following Definitive Chemoradiation (GOG-9929) Clin Cancer Res. 2020 11 01; 26(21):5621-5630. . View in PubMed
  • Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Complicated by Proximate Placental Cord Insertion Sites: Endoscopic Clip-Assisted Laser Occlusion Fetal Diagn Ther. 2020; 47(10):779-784. . View in PubMed
  • Nivolumab use for BRCA gene mutation carriers with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer: A case series Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2018 Aug; 25:98-101. . View in PubMed
  • Single Marital Status and Infectious Mortality in Women With Cervical Cancer in the United States Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 10; 27(8):1737-1746. . View in PubMed
  • Extent of pelvic lymphadenectomy and use of adjuvant vaginal brachytherapy for early-stage endometrial cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2017 03; 144(3):515-523. . View in PubMed
  • Endoplasmic reticulum stress in complex atypical hyperplasia as a possible predictor of occult carcinoma and progestin response Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Dec; 143(3):650-654. . View in PubMed
  • Microfocus of Anaplastic Carcinoma Arising in Mural Nodule of Ovarian Mucinous Borderline Tumor With Very Rapid and Fatal Outcome Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2016 Jul; 35(4):348-51. . View in PubMed
  • Safety and feasibility of fasting in combination with platinum-based chemotherapy BMC Cancer. 2016 06 10; 16:360. . View in PubMed
  • Langerhans cells from women with cervical precancerous lesions become functionally responsive against human papillomavirus after activation with stabilized Poly-I:C Clin Immunol. 2015 Dec; 161(2):197-208. . View in PubMed
  • Immunohistochemical panel to differentiate endometrial stromal sarcoma, uterine leiomyosarcoma and leiomyoma: something old and something new J Clin Pathol. 2015 Sep; 68(9):710-7. . View in PubMed
  • Endometrioid adenocarcinoma associated with endometrial stromal sarcoma: A rare, often unrecognized collision tumor Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2015 Aug; 13:8-12. . View in PubMed
  • Phase I clinical trial of temsirolimus and vinorelbine in advanced solid tumors Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2014 Dec; 74(6):1227-34. . View in PubMed
  • Pemetrexed and cisplatin for the treatment of advanced, persistent, or recurrent carcinoma of the cervix: a limited access phase II trial of the gynecologic oncology group J Clin Oncol. 2014 Sep 01; 32(25):2744-9. . View in PubMed
  • Pharmacodynamic stimulation of thrombogenesis by angiotensin (1-7) in recurrent ovarian cancer patients receiving gemcitabine and platinum-based chemotherapy Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2013 Apr; 71(4):965-72. . View in PubMed
  • Predictive model of venous thromboembolism in endometrial cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2013 Mar; 128(3):544-51. . View in PubMed
  • Phase II study of gemcitabine and docetaxel in recurrent platinum resistant ovarian cancer Cancer Invest. 2012 May; 30(4):295-9. . View in PubMed
  • Margin distance and other clinico-pathologic prognostic factors in vulvar carcinoma: a multivariate analysis Gynecol Oncol. 2007 Mar; 104(3):636-41. . View in PubMed
  • Suppression of ovarian cancer cell tumorigenicity and evasion of Cisplatin resistance using a truncated epidermal growth factor receptor in a rat model Cancer Res. 2005 Apr 15; 65(8):3243-8. . View in PubMed
  • Conservative clitoral preservation surgery in the treatment of vulvar squamous cell carcinoma Gynecol Oncol. 2004 Oct; 95(1):152-6. . View in PubMed