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Ernst Lengyel, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

ErnstR.LengyelMDPhD

Obstetrics & Gynecology Chicago, IL

Gynecologic Oncology, Minimally Invasive / Endoscopic Surgery

Chairman and Professor Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago Medicine

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Summary

  • Dr. Lengyel is a Gynecologic Oncologist and Chair of the Department of Ob&Gyn at The University of Chicago. He received his M.D. from the University of Munich and trained in Munich, Stanford and at UCSF. He is board certified in Ob&Gyn and Gyn Oncology.
    In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Lengyel runs an ovarian cancer research laboratory, where he studies the biology of ovarian cancer metastasis and searches for novel drugs for treatment. Dr. Lengyel has an outstanding level of expertise and leadership in the surgical treatment of ovarian cancer and a deep commitment to improving women’s health in general.

Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFFellowship, Gynecologic Oncology, 2000 - 2003
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Faculty of Medicine
    Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich Faculty of MedicineClass of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2017 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynecologic Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • National Academy of Medicine National Academy, 2019
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2011-2016
  • Chicago Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2012, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A 3D Tumor Microenvironment Regulates Cell Proliferation, Peritoneal Growth and Expression Patterns  
    Ernst Lengyel, MD, ScienceDirect
  • m6A mRNA Methylation Regulates AKT Activity to Promote the Proliferation and Tumorigenicity of Endometrial Cancer  
    Ernst Lengyel, MD, Nature

Press Mentions

  • Accelerating Progress in Ovarian Cancer
    Accelerating Progress in Ovarian CancerAugust 16th, 2019
  • Changes in the Metabolism of Normal Cells Promotes the Metastasis of Ovarian Cancer Cells
    Changes in the Metabolism of Normal Cells Promotes the Metastasis of Ovarian Cancer CellsMay 1st, 2019
  • Changes in the Metabolism of Normal Cells Promotes the Metastasis of Ovarian Cancer Cells
    Changes in the Metabolism of Normal Cells Promotes the Metastasis of Ovarian Cancer CellsMay 1st, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Adaptation Of An Organotypic 3 Dimensional Culture For High-Throughput ScreeningNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke2011
  • Regulation Of Adhesion And Proteolysis In Ovarian CancerNational Cancer Institute2006–2010

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • German

Hospital Affiliations