Jill Tseng


Assistant Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
School of Medicine


Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2018, Gynecologic Oncology
Galloway Fellowship for Residents, Gynecologic Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 2013, Gynecologic Oncology
Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimor, MD, 2014, Gynecology and Obstetrics
M.D., University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH, 2010
B.A., University of California at Berkeley, CA, 2003, Molecular and Cell Biology, Emphasis in Neurobiology

Phone: (714) 456-7971
Email: jillt2@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Boulevard West, Suite 1400, Orange, CA 92868
Mail Code: 3200
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Dr. Tseng has specific research interests in the peri-operative care of women undergoing gynecologic surgery. She is also interested in novel therapeutics for the treatment of gynecologic cancers and is active in clinical trial enrollment and oversight.
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Awards and Honors
UC Berkeley Alumni Scholarship – Leadership Award
Awarded to students who have demonstrated leadership in school, extracurricular activities, community activities, employment, or extraordinary personal situations.
1999-2000

Academy of Medicine Richard D. Ruppert, M.D. Scholarship
Awarded to a medical student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, as well as service and leadership.
2007

McGraw-Hill/Lange Achievement Award
Awarded to the two top students completing the first year of the medical school curriculum.
2007

College of Medicine Academic Excellence Scholarship
Awarded to continuing medical students who have demonstrated superior academic performance in the medical school curriculum.
2008

Richard F. and Frances S. Leighton Scholarship
Scholarship established by Dr. Leighton, Professor and Dean Emeritus of the former Medical College of Ohio. Awarded to a medical student with exceptional academic merit who exemplifies Dr. Leighton’s admirable qualities.
2008

Dr. Norman E. Fisher Memorial Scholarship
Given annually to a student with demonstrated excellence in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship.
2009

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
2009

Gold Humanism Honor Society
Nominated by faculty and fellow medical students for demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to service.
2009

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
2009

College of Medicine – Medical Student Graduation Awards
Outstanding Student in Obstetrics and Gynecology Award
Medical Microbiology and Immunology Award
Anatomy and Neurobiology Award
Physiology Award
2010

Excellence in Teaching Award
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
2011

SLS Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Surgeon Award
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
2013

Excellence in Teaching Award
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
2013

The GBMC Outstanding Resident Award
The Greater Baltimore Medical Center/Johns Hopkins, Department of Gynecology
2014

The AAGL Award for Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
2014

The Chao-Huang Hun, M.D., Humanitarian Award
Chosen by Residents and presented annually to a fourth year resident who exemplifies the ideals of compassion toward patients and colleagues.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
2014

The Ungula Sinistra Award
Presented by the Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Society to the Chief Resident displaying excellence in surgery and the determination, courage and self-sacrifice reminiscent of F.J. Montz, M.D., in providing passionate and exemplary care to those who need it most.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Gynecologic Oncology
2014
Short Biography
Clinical interests: Dr. Tseng has extensive training in high complexity, multi-quadrant abdominopelvic surgery for ovarian cancer and other gynecologic malignancies. She also specializes in robotic surgery for gynecologic malignancies via the DaVinci platform.
Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLES
1. Tseng J, Do J, Widdicombe JH, Machen TE. Innate immune response of human tracheal epithelium to Pseudomonas aeruginosa flagellin, TNF-alpha, and IL-1beta. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2006;290: C678-90.
 
2. Hybiske K, Fu Z, Schwarzer C, Tseng J, Do J, Huang N, Machen TE. Effects of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator and ?F508CFTR on inflammatory response, ER stress, and Ca2+ of airway epithelia. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2007;293:L1250-60.
 
3. Chuang K, Elford EL, Tseng J, Leung B, Harris HW. An expanding role for Apolipoprotein E in sepsis and inflammation. Am J Surg. 2010;200(3):391-7.
 
4. Tergas AI, Tseng JH, Bristow RE. Impact of race and ethnicity on treatment and survival of women with vulvar cancer in the United States. Gynecol Oncol. 2013;129(1):154-8.
 
5. Jernigan AM, Fader AN, Nutter B, Rose P, Tseng JH, Escobar PF. Ovarian carcinosarcoma: effects of cytoreductive status and platinum-based chemotherapy on survival. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2013;490508.
 
6. Doll KM, Tseng J, Denslow SA, Fader AN, Gehrig PA. High-grade endometrial cancer: revisiting the impact of tumor size and location on outcomes. Gynecol Oncol. 2014;132(1):44-9.
 
7. Cripe J, Tseng J, Eskander R, Fader AN, Tanner E, Bristow R. Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for recurrent ovarian carcinoma: analysis of 30-day morbidity and mortality. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015;22(2):655-61.
 
8. Tseng JH, Long Roche K, Jernigan AM, Salani R, Bristow RE, Fader AN. Lifestyle and weight management counseling in uterine cancer survivors: a study of the Uterine Cancer Action Network. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2015;25(7):1285-91.
 
9. Jelinic P, Schlappe BA, Colon N, Tseng J, Olvera N, Dao F, Mueller JJ, Huessein Y, Soslow RA, Levine DA. Concomitant loss of SMARCA2 and SMARCA4 expression in small cell carcinoma of the ovary, hypercalcemic type. Mod Pathol. 2015;29(1):60-6.
 
10. Dao F, Schlappe BA, Tseng J, Lester J, Nick AM, Lutgendorf SK, McMeekin S, Coleman RL, Moore KN, Karlan BY, Sood AK, Levine DA. Characteristics of 10-year survivors of high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma. Gynecol Oncol. 2016;141(2):260-3.
 
11. Tseng JH, Suidan RS, Zivanovic O, Gardner GJ, Sonoda Y, Levine DA, Abu-Rustum NR, Tew WP, Chi DS, Long Roche K. Diverting ileostomy during primary debulking surgery for ovarian cancer: Associated factors and postoperative outcomes. Gynecol Oncol. 2016;142(2):217-24.
 
12. Jelinic P, Eccles LA, Tseng J, Cybulska P, Wielgos M, Powell SN, Levine DA. The EMSY threonine 207 phospho-site is required for EMSY driven suppression of DNA damage repair. Oncotarget. 2017;8(8):13792-804.
 
13. Cherniak AD, Shen H, Walter V, Steward C, Murray BA…Tseng J… et al.; Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network. Integrated molecular characterization of uterine carcinosarcoma. Cancer Cell. 2017;31(3):411-23.
 
14. Tseng J, Bisogna M, Hoang L, Olvera N, Rodriguez-Aguayo C, Lopez-Bernstein G, Sood A, Levine DA, Jelinic P. miR-200c-driven mesenchymal-to-epithelial transition is a therapeutic target in uterine carcinosarcomas. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):3614. PMID: 28620240
 
15. Moulton LJ, Michener CM, Levinson K, Cobb L, Tseng J, Jernigan A. Compliance with research standards within gynecologic oncology fellowship: A Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Research Network (GOFRN) study. Gynecol Oncol. 2017;146(3):647-652.
 
16. Cowan RA, Tseng J, Murthy V, Srivastava R, Long Roche KC, Zivanovic O, Gardner GJ, Chi DS, Park BJ, Sonoda Y. Feasibility, safety and clinical outcomes of cardiophrenic lymph node resection in advanced ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2017;147(2):262-266.
 
17. Cowan RA, Tseng J, Ali N, Dearie H, Murthy V, Gennarelli RL, Iasonos A, Abu-Rustum NR, Chi DS, Long Roche KC, Brown CL. Exploring the impact of income and race on survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer undergoing primary debulking surgery at a high-volume center. Gynecol Oncol. 2018;149(1):43-48. PMID: 29605049
 
18. Tseng JH, Aloisi A, Sonoda Y, Gardner GJ, Zivanovic O, Abu-Rustum NR, Leitao MM Jr. Less versus more radical surgery in stage IB1 cervical cancer: A population-based study of long-term survival. Gynecol Oncol. 2018;150(1):44-49. PMID: 29776598
 
19. Tseng JH, Aloisi A, Sonoda Y, Gardner GJ, Zivanovic O, Abu-Rustum NR, Leitao MM Jr. Long-term oncologic outcomes of uterine-preserving surgery in young women with stage IB1 cervical cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2018;28(7):1350-1359.
 
20. Tseng JH, Cowan RA, Zhou Q, Iasonos A, Byrne M, Polcino T, Polen-De C, Gardner GJ, Sonoda Y, Zivanovic O, Abu-Rustum NR, Long Roche K, Chi DS. Continuous improvement in primary debulking surgery for advanced ovarian cancer: do increased complete gross resection rates independently lead to increased progression-free and overall survival? Gynecol Oncol. 2018;152(1):24-31. PMID: 30126704
 
21. Tseng JH, Cowan RA, Afonso AM, Zhou Q, Iasonos A, Ali N, Thompson E, Sonoda Y, O’Cearbhaill RE, Chi DS, Abu-Rustum NR, Long Roche K. Perioperative epidural use and survival outcomes in patients undergoing primary debulking surgery for advanced ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2018;151(2):287-293. PMID: 30185381
 
22. Aloisi A, Casanova JM, Tseng JH, Seader KA, Nguyen NT, Alektiar KM, Makker V, Chiang S, Soslow RA, Leitao MM Jr, Abu-Rustum NR. Patterns of FIRST recurrence of stage IIIC1 endometrial cancer with no PARAAORTIC nodal assessment. Gynecol Oncol. 2018;151(3):395-400. PMID: 30286945
 
23. Aloisi A, Tseng JH, Sandadi S, Callery R, Feinberg J, Kuhn T, Gardner GJ, Sonoda Y, Brown CL, Jewell EL, Barakat RR, Leitao MM Jr. Is Robotic-Assisted Surgery Safe in the Elderly Population? An Analysis of Gynecologic Procedures in Patients =?65 Years Old. Ann Surg Oncol. 2019;26(1):244-251. PMID: 30421046
 
24. Cybulska P, Paula ADC, Tseng J, Leitao MM Jr, Bashashati A, Huntsman DG, Nazeran TM, Aghajanian C, Abu-Rustum NR, DeLair DF, Shah SP, Weigelt B. Molecular profiling and molecular classification of endometrioid ovarian carcinomas. Gynecol Oncol. 2019 Sep;154(3):516-523. Epub 2019 Jul 21. PMCID: PMC6736779.
 
25. Du E, Perez M, Harken T, Tseng JH. Vaginal metastasis of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia resulting in hemorrhage: A case report. Gynecol Oncol Rep. 2020 Sep 23;34:100651. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2020.100651. PMID: 33024806; PMCID: PMC7527717.
 
26. Aloisi A, Tseng J, Kuhn T, Feinberg J, Chi DS, Brown CL, Mueller JJ, Gardner GJ, Zivanovic O, Jewell EL, Long Roche K, Broach V, Abu-Rustum NR, Leitao MM Jr. Robotic Surgery in the Frail Elderly: Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 Oct;27(10):3772-3780. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-08475-w. Epub 2020 Apr 23. PMID: 32328983.
 
BOOK CHAPTERS
BC1. Tseng J, Scheib S, Fader AN. Management of Complications. In: Falcone T, Escobar PF (Eds). Atlas of Single-Port, Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery: A practical Approach in Gynecology. New York, NY: Springer-Verlage, 2014.
 
BC2. Tseng J, Tanner EJ. Ovarian Cancer. In: Johnson CT, Hallock J, Bienstock JL, Fox HE (Eds). The Johns Hopkins Manual of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015.
 
BC3. Tseng JH, Leitao MM Jr. Tertiary Cytoreduction. In: Ayha A, Reed N, Gultekin M, Dursun P (Eds). ESGO Textbook of Gynaeologic Oncology. Turkey, Gune: Gunes Publishing, 2016.
Grant
OSB1 Grant (Outside-the-Box Grant or Ovarian Cancer Seed Bursary Grant), HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation, Primary Investigators: Robert Giuntoli, M.D. and Jill Tseng, M.D., April 2011 – Oct 2012
Professional Societies
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS)
Last updated
07/13/2021