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The most important indicator of the success of a training program is found in the outcomes of the graduates upon completion of their training. 

See what our graduates have to say about their training experience in the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship. 

Clarissa Polen-De, M.D."I enjoyed living in Rochester. It's easy to get around and everything you need is nearby. It's a nice mix of city and suburban lifestyle with nice restaurants and breweries. It's very easy to explore the outdoors with numerous trails and parks."
Clarissa Polen-De, M.D.
Class of 2022

Deepa Narasimhulu, M.B.B.S."Having moved here from New York, I love living in Rochester. It is very safe, welcoming, friendly, and housing is affordable. It's easy to get around without much traffic and has a lot of parks and trails. There are some good restaurants and a lot of community events."
Deepa Narasimhulu, M.D.
Class of 2021

Ismail Mert, M.D."When thinking back on my Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship experience, I most appreciate the exceptional training and the kindness of the people at Mayo Clinic."
Ismail Mert, M.D.
Class of 2019


Diogo Torres, M.D."What I appreciate the most about my fellowship experience is the surgical training. I learned how to perform complex open and robotic surgeries using innovative technology. The surgical experience is enhanced by working closely with each staff for a period of 2-3 months at a time and participating in simulation workshops and cadaver labs."
Diogo Torres, M.D.
Class of 2019

Beverly Long, M.D."What I appreciated most about fellowship at Mayo Clinic, however, was the philosophy that the patient comes first. I've carried that philosophy into my practice, and it has allowed me to provide the highest quality of care in any setting."
Beverly Long, M.D.
Class of 2018

Recent graduates

Graduates from the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship have continued on to practice at institutions across the U.S. See where our recent alumni have taken their talents after graduation.

Graduate name Graduation year Current position
Clarissa Polen-De, M.D. 2022 Summa Health; Akron, OH
Rachel Bramblet, M.D. 2022 TriHealth-TriState Gynecologic Oncology; Cincinnati, OH
Deepa Narasimhulu, M.B.B.S. 2021 Central Coast Center for Gynecologic Oncology/Community Memorial Healthcare; Ventura, CA
Stephanie DeJong, M.D. 2021 OSF Healthcare/Peioria, IL
Toni Kilts, D.O. 2020 First Physicians Group at Sarasota Memorial Hospital; Sarasota, FL
Eleftheria Kalogera, M.D. 2020 Miami Center Institute/Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL
Ismail Mert, M.D. 2019 Advocate Medical Group; Chicago, IL
Diogo Torres, M.D. 2019 Ochsner Clinic; New Orleans, LA
Alexis Hokenstad, M.D. 2018 Billings Clinic; Billings, MT
Beverly Long, M.D. 2018 First Physicians Group at Sarasota Memorial Hospital; Sarasota, FL
Graduation of Mayo Clinic residents and fellows

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