Rochester Regional has new medical director for gynecologic oncology

Rochester Regional Health announced the appointment of physician Sajeena Geevarghese as executive medical director for gynecologic oncology.


Geevarghese was expected to join the health system Feb. 28 and assume this newly created position in partnership with the gynecologic oncology operational team to lead strategic, clinical and operational priorities.

A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Geevarghese comes to RRH from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), where she served as associate professor and director of medical education for gynecologic oncology.

In addition to her full-time surgical and clinical caseload, Geevarghese’s responsibilities at URMC included overseeing the resident and medical student education programs for the division of gynecologic oncology. One of the region’s top robotics surgeons, she was awarded the 2021 CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education.

Geevarghese received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and completed residency at Washington University in St. Louis, and her fellowship at the University of Minnesota.