Keck School Faculty

Koji Matsuo, MD, PhD
Koji Matsuo, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Clinical Scholar);Chief, Oncology Research
Obstetrics & Gynecology
IRD 520 2020 Zonal Ave Off Campus Los Angeles
Diploma of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Obstetrics & Gynecology 2015)
Diploma of American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Gynecologic Oncology 2018)

University of Southern California: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2019

University of Southern California: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018

University of Southern California: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016

Gynecologic Oncology Group: Young Investigator Award, 2014

University of Southern California: Fellow Research Award, Outstanding Scientific Research, 2013

University of Maryland School of Medicine: Gold Humanism Honor Society Award, 2007

University of Maryland School of Medicine: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007

University of Maryland School of Medicine: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006

Cervical conization of adenocarcinoma in situ: a predicting model of residual diseaseAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Apr; 210(4):366. e1-366. e5. . View in PubMed

Characteristics and outcomes of reproductive-aged women with early-stage cervical cancer: trachelectomy vs hysterectomyAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Nov; 219(5):461. e1-461. e18. . View in PubMed

In Reply Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Aug 05. . View in PubMed

Altered expression of long noncoding RNAs in patients with major depressive disorder J Psychiatr Res. 2019 Jul 19; 117:92-99. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of postoperative chemotherapy for stage IC mucinous ovarian cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jul 03. . View in PubMed

Decreasing secondary primary uterine cancer after breast cancer: A population-based analysis Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jul; 154(1):169-176. . View in PubMed

Association of Radical Hysterectomy Surgical Volume and Survival for Early-Stage Cervical Cancer Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jun; 133(6):1086-1098. . View in PubMed

Decreasing secondary primary uterine cancer after breast cancer: A population-based analysis Gynecol Oncol. 2019 May 23. . View in PubMed

Decreasing Trends of Secondary Primary Colorectal Cancer among Women with Uterine Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis J Clin Med. 2019 May 20; 8(5). . View in PubMed

Association of Radical Hysterectomy Surgical Volume and Survival for Early-Stage Cervical Cancer Obstet Gynecol. 2019 May 09. . View in PubMed

Feasibility and outcome of total laparoscopic radical hysterectomy with no-look no-touch technique for FIGO IB1 cervical cancer J Gynecol Oncol. 2019 May; 30(3):e71. . View in PubMed

Comprehensive Serum Glycopeptide Spectra Analysis (CSGSA): A Potential New Tool for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer Cancers (Basel). 2019 Apr 27; 11(5). . View in PubMed

Association between body mass index and surgical menopausal symptoms in patients with early stage endometrial cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Apr; 153(1):123-126. . View in PubMed

Efficacy of pegylated liposomal doxorubicin maintenance therapy in platinum-sensitive recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer: a retrospective study Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2019 Mar 01. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of progestin-based therapy for morbidly obese women with complex atypical hyperplasia Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2019 Mar; 299(3):801-808. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of progestin-based therapy for morbidly obese women with complex atypical hyperplasia Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2019 Jan 31. . View in PubMed

Association between body mass index and surgical menopausal symptoms in patients with early stage endometrial cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jan 14. . View in PubMed

Association of statins, aspirin, and venous thromboembolism in women with endometrial cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Jan 04. . View in PubMed

Association of statins, aspirin, and venous thromboembolism in women with endometrial cancer Gynecol Oncol. 2019 03; 152(3):605-611. . View in PubMed

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy with taxane and platinum followed by radical hysterectomy for stage IB2-IIB cervical cancer: Impact of histology type J Clin Med. 2019; 8:156. . View in PubMed

Decreasing secondary primary uterine cancer after breast cancer: A population-based analysis Gynecol Oncol. 2019; in-press. . View in PubMed

Carcinoma of the ovaries and fallopian tubesIn: Abeloff’s Clinical Oncology, sixth edition. Editors: Niederhuber JE, Armitage AO, Doroshow JH, Kastan MB, Tepper JE. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2019;1525-1543. 2019. . View in PubMed

Association of radical hysterectomy surgical volume and survival of women with early-stage cervical cancer Obstet Gynecol. 2019; in-press. . View in PubMed

Clinical utility of CA-125 in the management of uterine carcinosarcoma J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Nov; 29(6):e88. . View in PubMed

Association of tumor differentiation grade and survival of women with squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Nov; 29(6):e91. . View in PubMed

Genomics to immunotherapy of ovarian clear cell carcinoma: Unique opportunities for management Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Sep 11. . View in PubMed

Characterizing sarcoma dominance pattern in uterine carcinosarcoma: Homologous versus heterologous element Surg Oncol. 2018 Sep; 27(3):433-440. . View in PubMed

Adequate pelvic lymphadenectomy and survival of women with early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Sep; 29(5):e69. . View in PubMed

Efficacy of Modified Dose-dense Paclitaxel in Recurrent Cervical Cancer Am J Clin Oncol. 2018 Sep; 41(9):851-860. . View in PubMed

Characteristics and outcomes of reproductive-aged women with early-stage cervical cancer: trachelectomy versus hysterectomy Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Aug 20. . View in PubMed

Incidences and risk factors of metachronous vulvar, vaginal, and anal cancers after cervical cancer diagnosis Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Jul 24. . View in PubMed

Adequate pelvic lymphadenectomy and survival of women with early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 May 04. . View in PubMed

Identifying a candidate population for ovarian conservation in young women with clinical stage IB-IIB cervical cancer Int J Cancer. 2018 Mar 01; 142(5):1022-1032. . View in PubMed

Fully sialylated alpha-chain of complement 4-binding protein (A2160): a novel prognostic marker for epithelial ovarian carcinoma Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2018 Mar; 297(3):749-756. . View in PubMed

Impact of lympho-vascular space invasion on tumor characteristics and survival outcome of women with low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma J Surg Oncol. 2018 Feb; 117(2):236-244. . View in PubMed

Intrauterine Manipulator Use During Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy and Risk of Lymphovascular Space Invasion in Endometrial Cancer Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2018 Feb; 28(2):208-219. . View in PubMed

Genomics to immunotherapy of ovarian clear cell carcinoma: Unique opportunities for management Gynecol Oncol. 2018 11; 151(2):381-389. . View in PubMed

Clinical utility of CA-125 in the management of uterine carcinosarcoma J Gynecol Oncol. 2018 11; 29(6):e88. . View in PubMed

Incidences and risk factors of metachronous vulvar, vaginal, and anal cancers after cervical cancer diagnosis Gynecol Oncol. 2018 09; 150(3):501-508. . View in PubMed

Fully sialylated alpha-chain of complement 4-binding protein (A2160): a novel prognostic marker for epithelial ovarian carcinoma Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2018 03; 297(3):749-756. . View in PubMed

Intrauterine Manipulator Use During Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy and Risk of Lymphovascular Space Invasion in Endometrial Cancer Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2018 02; 28(2):208-219. . View in PubMed

Aspirin use and endometrial cancer risk and survival Gynecol Oncol. 2018 01; 148(1):222-232. . View in PubMed

Prolonged intubation after robotic-assisted hysterectomy for endometrial cancer: Case reports Gynecol Oncol Report. 2018; 25:106-108. . View in PubMed

Trends and outcomes of women with synchronous endometrial and ovarian cancer Oncotarget. 2018; 9:28757-28771. . View in PubMed

Nivolumab use for BRCA gene mutation carriers with recurrent ovarian cancer: a case series Gynecol Oncol Report. 2018; in-press. . View in PubMed

Surg Oncol. 2018; in-press. . View in PubMed

Malignancy during pregnancy in Japan: an exceptional opportunity for early diagnosis BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 02 08; 18(1):50. . View in PubMed

Multidisciplinary perspectives on newly revised 2018 FIGO staging of cancer of the cervix uteri J Gynecol Oncol. 2018; 30:e40. . View in PubMed

Trachelectomy for stage IB1 cervical cancer with tumor size >2 cm: trends and characteristics in the United States J Gynecol Oncol. 2018; 29:e85. . View in PubMed

Multidisciplinary perspectives on newly revised 2018 FIGO staging of cancer of the cervix uteri J Gynecol Oncol. 2018; in-press. . View in PubMed

Teenage pregnancy complicated by primary invasive ovarian cancer: association for oncologic outcome J Gynecol Oncol. 2018; 29:e79. . View in PubMed

Nivolumab use for BRCA gene mutation carriers with recurrent ovarian cancer: a case series Gynecol Oncol Report. 2018; 25:98-101. . View in PubMed

Gynecol Oncol Report. 2018; 23:7-9. . View in PubMed

Identifying a candidate population for ovarian conservation in young women with clinical stage IB-IIB cervical cancer Int J Cancer. 2018 03 01; 142(5):1022-1032. . View in PubMed

Aspirin use and endometrial cancer risk and survival Gynecol Oncol. 2018 Jan; 148(1):222-232. . View in PubMed

Survival outcome prediction in cervical cancer: Cox models versus deep-learning model Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018; in-press. . View in PubMed

Characterizing sarcoma dominance pattern in uterine carcinosarcoma: homologous versus heterologous element Surg Oncol. 2018; 27:433-440. . View in PubMed

Adequate lymphadenectomy and survival of women with early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer J Gynecol Oncol. 2018; 29:e69. . View in PubMed

Effectiveness of adjuvant systemic chemotherapy for intermediate-risk stage IB cervical cancer Oncotarget. 2017 Dec 05; 8(63):106866-106875. . View in PubMed

Association of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Venous Thromboembolism in Women With Endometrial Cancer Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2017 Nov; 23(8):1018-1027. . View in PubMed

Association of Metformin Use and Survival Outcome in Women With Cervical Cancer Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 Sep; 27(7):1455-1463. . View in PubMed

Efficacy of Modified Dose-dense Paclitaxel in Recurrent Cervical Cancer Am J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jul 31. . View in PubMed

Incidence of urinary tract injury and utility of routine cystoscopy during total laparoscopic hysterectomy for endometrial cancer Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2017 Jun; 213:141-142. . View in PubMed

Endometrial cancer arising in adenomyosis versus endometrial cancer coexisting with adenomyosis: are these two different entities? Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2017 Jun; 295(6):1459-1468.. View in PubMed

A pilot study in using deep learning to predict limited life expectancy in women with recurrent cervical cancer Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 12; 217(6):703-705. . View in PubMed

Association of Metformin Use and Survival Outcome in Women With Cervical Cancer Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2017 09; 27(7):1455-1463. . View in PubMed

Impact of adjuvant therapy on recurrence patterns in stage I uterine carcinosarcoma Gynecol Oncol. 2017 04; 145(1):78-87. . View in PubMed

Endometrioid Adenocarcinoma Arising in a Paratubal Cyst: A Case Report and Review of the Literature Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2017 03; 25(3):e21-e24. . 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

Diagnosis and Management of Vulvar Cancer Handbook of Gynecology. 2017; 789-806. . View in PubMed

Diagnosis and Management of Nonepithelial Ovarian Cancer Handbook of Gynecology. 2017; 933-958. . View in PubMed

Comparison of adjuvant therapy for node-positive clinical stage IB-IIB cervical cancer: Systemic chemotherapy versus pelvic irradiation Int J Cancer. 2017 09 01; 141(5):1042-1051. . View in PubMed

Management of cervical dysplasia Handbook of Gynecology. 2017; 865-876. . View in PubMed

Preinvasive Epithelial Disease of the Vulvar Handbook of Gynecology. 2017; 969-982. . View in PubMed

Management of persistent and refractory gestational trophoblastic neoplasia Handbook of Gynecology. 2017; 773-788. . View in PubMed

Feto-maternal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by Krukenberg tumor: a systematic review of literature Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2016 Sep; 294(3):589-98. . View in PubMed

Association of Low-Dose Aspirin and Survival of Women With Endometrial Cancer Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jul; 128(1):127-37. . View in PubMed

Clinical outcome of treatment with serine-threonine kinase inhibitors in recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer: a systematic review of literature Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2016 Jul; 25(7):781-96. . View in PubMed

Feto-maternal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by Krukenberg tumor: a systematic review of literature Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2016 09; 294(3):589-98. . View in PubMed

In Reply to the Letter to the Editor on Matsuo et al"Treatment patterns and survival outcomes in patients with cervical cancer complicated by complete uterine prolapse: a systematic review of literature". Int Urogynecol J. 2016 08; 27(8):1285-6. . View in PubMed

Contributing factors for menopausal symptoms after surgical staging for endometrial cancer Menopause. 2016 05; 23(5):535-43. . 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

Fully-sialylated alpha-chain of complement 4-binding protein: Diagnostic utility for ovarian clear cell carcinoma Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Dec; 139(3):520-8. . View in PubMed

Erythropoietin Stimulates Tumor Growth via EphB4 Cancer Cell. 2015 Nov 09; 28(5):610-622. . View in PubMed

Impact of depth and extent of lymphovascular space invasion on lymph node metastasis and recurrence patterns in endometrial cancer J Surg Oncol. 2015 Nov; 112(6):669-76. . View in PubMed

Clinical impact of selective and nonselective beta-blockers on survival in patients with ovarian cancer Cancer. 2015 Oct 01; 121(19):3444-51. . View in PubMed

Effects of imiquimod on vulvar Paget's disease: a systematic review of literature Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Oct; 139(1):165-71. . 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

Characteristics of ovarian tumors of low malignant potential in BRCA mutation carriers: A case series Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2015 Aug; 13:36-9. . View in PubMed

In reply Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun; 125(6):1498. . View in PubMed

Intraocular metastasis from primary cervical cancer: A case report and review of the literature Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2015 Apr; 12:61-3. . View in PubMed

Feto-maternal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by epithelial ovarian cancer: a systematic review of literature Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2015 Mar; 186:97-105. . View in PubMed

Adrenergic regulation of monocyte chemotactic protein 1 leads to enhanced macrophage recruitment and ovarian carcinoma growth Oncotarget. 2015 Feb 28; 6(6):4266-73. . View in PubMed

Clinical implication of surgically treated early-stage cervical cancer with multiple high-risk factors J Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Jan; 26(1):3-11. . View in PubMed

Management of early-stage ovarian cancer Surgery for ovarian cancer: Principles and practice. 2015; 67-104. . View in PubMed

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of uterine tumors resembling ovarian sex-cord tumors (UTROSCT): a systematic review of literature Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 Oct; 181:163-70. . View in PubMed

Feto-maternal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by ovarian malignant germ cell tumor: a systematic review of literature Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 Oct; 181:145-56. . View in PubMed

Feto-maternal outcome of pregnancy complicated by vulvar cancer: a systematic review of literature Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 Aug; 179:216-23. . View in PubMed

Estrogen receptor expression and increased risk of lymphovascular space invasion in high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Jun; 133(3):473-9. . View in PubMed

Biologic effects of platelet-derived growth factor receptor a blockade in uterine cancer Clin Cancer Res. 2014 May 15; 20(10):2740-50. . View in PubMed

Effect of lymphovascular space invasion on survival of stage I epithelial ovarian cancer Obstet Gynecol. 2014 May; 123(5):957-65. . View in PubMed

Feto-maternal outcomes of pregnancy complicated by ovarian sex-cord stromal tumor: a systematic review of literature Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 Apr; 175:1-7. . View in PubMed

Inferior vena cava filter placement and risk of hematogenous distant metastasis in ovarian cancer Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Aug; 36(4):362-7. . View in PubMed

Biologic effects of dopamine on tumor vasculature in ovarian carcinoma Neoplasia. 2013 May; 15(5):502-10. . View in PubMed

Biological significance of HORMA domain containing protein 1 (HORMAD1) in epithelial ovarian carcinoma Cancer Lett. 2013 Apr 28; 330(2):123-9. . View in PubMed

Development of an objective structured skill examination in physiology education PEC. 2013; (52):84-91. . View in PubMed

Impact of histological subtype on survival of patients with surgically-treated stage IA2-IIB cervical cancer: adenocarcinoma versus squamous cell carcinoma Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Oct; 127(1):114-20. . View in PubMed

Comparison of the prognoses of FIGO stage I to stage II adenosquamous carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix treated with radical hysterectomy Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2012 Oct; 22(8):1389-97. . View in PubMed

Long-term pegylated liposomal doxorubicin use and oromaxillary squamous cell carcinoma in endometrial cancer Oncologist. 2012; 17(12):1598-9. . View in PubMed

Leiomyomatoid angiomatous neuroendocrine tumor of the uterine myometrium with synchronous renal leiomyosarcoma: case report and review of the literature Int Cancer Conf J. 2012; 1:243-50. . View in PubMed

Biological roles of the Delta family Notch ligand Dll4 in tumor and endothelial cells in ovarian cancer Cancer Res. 2011 Sep 15; 71(18):6030-9. . View in PubMed

Endometriosis in para-aortic lymph nodes during pregnancy: case report and review of literatureFertil Steril. 2011 Jun; 95(7):2429. e9-13. . View in PubMed

Area of uncertainty in uterine arterial embolization: does it increase the risk of ovarian cancer? J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2010 Aug; 36(4):920.. View in PubMed

Increased paclitaxel resistance in recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer: analysis of metachronous tumors Int J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jun; 15(3):325-7. . View in PubMed

Bridging the gap between cytotoxic and biologic therapy with metronomic topotecan and pazopanib in ovarian cancer Mol Cancer Ther. 2010 Apr; 9(4):985-95. . View in PubMed

Amputation of uterine corpus as the intraoperative modification during cesarean radical hysterectomy for invasive cervical cancer during pregnancy Int J Clin Oncol. 2010 Feb; 15(1):77-81. . View in PubMed

Chemotherapy time interval and development of platinum and taxane resistance in ovarian, fallopian, and peritoneal carcinomas Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2010 Feb; 281(2):325-8. . View in PubMed

Clinical relevance of extent of extreme drug resistance in epithelial ovarian carcinoma Gynecol Oncol. 2010 Jan; 116(1):61-5. . View in PubMed

Role of pericyte in resistance to anti-angiogenic therapy The Tumor Microenvironment: Cancer Drug Discovery and Development series. 2010; 311-24. . View in PubMed

Low drug resistance to both platinum and taxane chemotherapy on an in vitro drug resistance assay predicts improved survival in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian, fallopian and peritoneal cancer Int J Cancer. 2009 Dec 01; 125(11):2721-7. . View in PubMed

Headaches in pre-eclampsia: a clinical dilemma in diagnosing intracranial hemorrhage Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2009 Oct; 146(2):232-3. . View in PubMed

Hydatidiform mole co-existing with cervical cancer: case report and review of literature Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2009 Sep; 146(1):108-9. . View in PubMed

Duration of the second stage of labor while wearing a dental support device: a pilot study J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2009 Aug; 35(4):672-8. . View in PubMed

Clitoral metastasis of anal adenocarcinoma associated with rectovaginal fistula in long standing Crohn's disease Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2009 Jun; 144(2):182-3. . View in PubMed

Decreased placental oxygenation capacity in pre-eclampsia: clinical application of a novel index of placental function preformed at the time of delivery J Perinat Med. 2009; 37(6):657-61. . View in PubMed

Elective cesarean delivery at 38 weeks' gestation: is the timing too early? J Perinat Med. 2009; 37(5):569.. View in PubMed

A rapid-growing uterine mass during pregnancy: a fast-growing uterine mass complicated a first pregnancyAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Oct; 199(4):440. e1-2. . View in PubMed

Binding of plasminogen to hepatocytes isolated from injured mouse liver and nonparenchymal-cell-dependent proliferation of hepatocytes Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2008 Sep; 19(6):503-11. . View in PubMed

Anaphylactoid syndrome of pregnancy immediately after intrauterine pressure catheter placement Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Feb; 198(2):e8-9. . View in PubMed

Is 38 weeks late enough for elective cesarean delivery? Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2008 Jan; 100(1):90-1.. View in PubMed

Late postpartum eclampsia: report of two cases managed by uterine curettage and review of the literature Am J Perinatol. 2007 Apr; 24(4):257-66. . View in PubMed

Alport syndrome and pregnancy Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Feb; 109(2 Pt2):531-2. . View in PubMed

Hyperemesis gravidarum in Eastern Asian population Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2007; 64(4):213-6. . View in PubMed

Increased leukocyte distribution in the pre-clinical stage of pre-eclampsia Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2007 Jan; 96(1):31-2. . View in PubMed

Author reply: Uterine varices during pregnancy Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007; (197):688. . View in PubMed

Idarubicin administered during pregnancy: its effects on the fetus Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2004; 58(4):186-8. . View in PubMed

Bladder tumor found by tension-free vaginal tape procedure Obstet Gynecol. 2003 May; 101(5 Pt 1):937-40. . View in PubMed

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