Xiaoyue Mona Guo

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Xiaoyue Mona Guo, MD, is a gynecologic oncologist at Keck Medicine of USC. Dr. Guo uses a comprehensive approach to treat various forms of gynecologic cancer, such as ovarian, uterine and cervical cancers. She specializes in minimally invasive and open surgical techniques for cancer treatment and also delivers chemotherapy. She understands being diagnosed with these types of conditions can be a stressful experience, and her patients can rely on her for support and exceptional care. Dr. Guo prioritizes honest communication and education, and she always takes the time to ensure patients and their loved ones understand their diagnosis and individualized treatment options.

Dr. Guo’s research interests are on strategies to enhance patient-provider interactions. Her award-winning research has also been widely published in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to her clinical and research work, Dr. Guo is committed to educating the next generation of gynecologic surgeons and serves as both the assistant fellowship director of gynecologic oncology and an assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.


  • A low-cost approach to salpingectomy at cesarean deliveryAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 05; 222(5):503. e1-503. e3. . View in PubMed
  • Our Space of Morrow Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2022 Nov 21. . View in PubMed
  • Malignant peritoneal cytology in endometrial cancer: a contemporary review Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2022 09; 22(9):947-955. . View in PubMed
  • Hormonal therapy or chemotherapy for early-stage, low-grade endometrial cancer with malignant peritoneal cytology: A comparative effectiveness study Gynecol Oncol. 2022 05; 165(2):353-360. . View in PubMed
  • The Invisible Hand of Industry Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2022 06 01; 65(2):260-267. . View in PubMed
  • Vasectomy interest and awareness among patients and their partners in prenatal clinics in the United States BMJ Sex Reprod Health. 2022 Jan; 48(e1):e67-e74. . View in PubMed
  • Associations between Fatalistic Cancer Beliefs and Cancer-Screening Behaviors in Chinese American Immigrant Women J Immigr Minor Health. 2021 Aug; 23(4):699-706. . View in PubMed
  • Lancet Reg Health West Pac. 2021 Jul; 12:100216. . View in PubMed
  • Circulating Cell-Free DNA Methylation Profiles in the Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer: A Scoping Review of the Literature Cancers (Basel). 2021 Feb 17; 13(4). . View in PubMed
  • Management and Recommendations for Future Pregnancy in Patients with Early-Stage Endometrial Cancer: A Survey of Gynecologic Oncologists and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialists J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2021 12; 10(6):654-660. . View in PubMed
  • Discrepancies between author- and industry-reported disclosures of financial relationships at an annual gynecologic oncology research meeting Gynecol Oncol. 2021 01; 160(1):260-264. . View in PubMed
  • A bundled intervention lowers surgical site infection in hysterectomy for benign and malignant indications Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2020 Sep; 150(3):392-397. . View in PubMed
  • Reply Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 08; 223(2):306-307. . View in PubMed
  • Ovarian Stimulation Is Safe and Effective for Patients with Gynecologic Cancer J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2020 06; 9(3):367-374. . View in PubMed
  • Utilization and Effectiveness of a Peer Advocate Program for Medical Students Acad Psychiatry. 2018 Feb; 42(1):168-170. . View in PubMed
  • Intranasal oxytocin decreases cross-frequency coupling of neural oscillations at rest Int J Psychophysiol. 2018 01; 123:143-151. . View in PubMed
  • Implantation rates subsequent to the transfer of embryos produced at different phases during double stimulation of poor ovarian responders Reprod Fertil Dev. 2017 Jun; 29(6):1178-1183. . View in PubMed
  • Intranasal oxytocin and the neural correlates of infant face processing in non-parent women Biol Psychol. 2017 10; 129:45-48. . View in PubMed
  • Inpatient Laparoscopic Hysterectomy in the United States: Trends and Factors Associated With Approach SelectionJ Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2017 01 01; 24(1):151-158. e1. . View in PubMed
  • Neuropsychiatric Presentation of Wilson Disease in an Adolescent Male Neuropediatrics. 2016 Oct; 47(5):346-7. . View in PubMed
  • Optimal polar bodies angle for higher subsequent embryo viability: a pilot studyFertil Steril. 2016 Mar; 105(3):670-675. e2. . View in PubMed
  • Hindbrain regional growth in preterm newborns and its impairment in relation to brain injury Hum Brain Mapp. 2016 Feb; 37(2):678-88. . View in PubMed
  • Carbon Monoxide Exposure During Pregnancy Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2015 Nov; 70(11):705-12. . View in PubMed
  • Alterations in surgical technique after FDA statement on power morcellation Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May; 212(5):685-7. . View in PubMed
  • Ruptured Pneumococcal Aortic Aneurysm Presenting as ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Case Report and Literature Review Aorta (Stamford). 2015 Feb; 3(1):30-7. . View in PubMed
  • Gender in facial representations: a contrast-based study of adaptation within and between the sexes PLoS One. 2011 Jan 18; 6(1):e16251. . View in PubMed
  • Cross-orientation transfer of adaptation for facial identity is asymmetric: a study using contrast-based recognition thresholds Vision Res. 2009 Sep; 49(18):2254-60. . View in PubMed