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Veronica Schimp, DO
Member of Orlando Health Medical Group Member of Orlando Health Medical Group

Veronica L Schimp, DO - Gynecologic Oncology

Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

Address: 105 W. Miller St.
Orlando, FL 32806

Call: 321.841.8393

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An expert in minimally invasive surgery, Veronica Schimp, DO, is chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center and chair of the Robotics/Minimally Invasive Surgical Quality Committee at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology as well as gynecologic oncology.

Dr. Schimp earned a bachelor's degree in biology and chemistry from Lake Superior State University in Michigan and a doctorate in osteopathy from Michigan State University. She went on to complete residencies in general surgery at St. John/Oakland General Hospital and in obstetrics and gynecology at Hutzel Hospital/Wayne State University, both in Michigan, as well as a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Author of chapters in two medical books, as well as numerous articles and case studies on cancer of the female reproductive organs, Dr. Schimp has presented at more than 50 seminars and conferences. She has received the Patient's Choice Award and America's Top Oncologists Award for several years, and has been named in the Best Doctors in AmericaÂ,®, and Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors. Dr. Schimp is a member of several organizations, including the International Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Society of Surgical Laparoscopists.

Experienced in performing minimally invasive robotic surgery using the da Vinci®, Surgical System, Dr. Schimp is an expert reviewer of other doctors performing robotic surgery through the C-SATS performance review and training program. ,


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Academic Information

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Medical Education

Michigan State University

Residency

Wayne State University / Hutzel Women's Hospital

Fellowship

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

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Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Our oncologists will diagnose the stage and spread of your cancer, and may perform minimally invasive surgery that may reduce your pain and speed recovery, along with other treatment.

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Endometrial Cancer

Endometrial Cancer

This disease, which begins in the lining of the uterus, is the most common form of cancer affecting a woman’s reproductive system. It also is called cancer of the uterus or uterine cancer.

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Epithelial Tumors

Epithelial Tumors

Epithelial ovarian tumors develop from the cells that cover the outer surface of the ovary.

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Fallopian Tube Cancer

Fallopian Tube Cancer

Our gynecologic oncology team will typically treat this, the rarest of all gynecological cancers, with a minimally invasive surgery to minimize pain and speed recovery, along with other treatments.

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Germ Cell Tumors

Germ Cell Tumors

Ovarian germ cell tumors develop from the cells that produce the ova or eggs.

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Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a rare pregnancy-related cancer in women, in which tumors grow inside the women’s uterus after conception.

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Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic Oncology

Learn more about the comprehensive care and state-of-the-art treatment options available through the Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center partnership.

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is the second-most common form of gynecologic cancer. Our gynecologic oncology team will determine the best treatment for you based on whether or not your cancer is confined to the ovaries.

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Precancerous Diseases (Dysplasia)

Precancerous Diseases (Dysplasia)

Our gynecologic oncology team will diagnose these precancerous cells, which is linked to the human papilloma virus (HPV), and advise whether it should be treated or just monitored.

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Robotic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery

Robotic Gynecologic Cancer Surgery

Orlando Health offers a number of robotic-assisted procedures for the treatment of uterine, cervical and ovarian cancer.

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Stromal Tumors

Stromal Tumors

Ovarian stromal tumors develop from connective tissue cells that hold the ovary together.

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Uterine Cancer

Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer, also called endometrial cancer or cancer of the uterus, is the most common form of cancer affecting a woman's reproductive system.

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Uterine Sarcoma

Uterine Sarcoma

Our gynecologic oncology doctors may recommend personalized treatment options that may include a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and other therapies.

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Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal Cancer

Our gynecologic specialists will diagnose this extremely rare cancer for severity and spread, and may perform minimally invasive surgery to minimize pain and speed recovery, along with radiation.

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Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar Cancer

This rare cancer responds well to early treatment. Our gynecologic oncology team may recommend and perform surgery along with other treatment.

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