Gynecologic Oncology

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Richard:

please call 610-983-1033

Dr. Scott D. Richard's practice is focused on gynecologic oncology and provides the following services:

  • Consultation for suspected or known gynecologic malignancies
  • Surgical management of suspected or known gynecologic malignancies
  • Advanced robotic-assisted surgery for gynecologic oncology and complex gynecologic procedures
  • Chemotherapy and infusion services for treatment of gynecologic malignancies
  • Genetics counseling and testing for cancer risk assessment
  • Robotic-assisted surgical training, proctoring, and/or assistance for physicians

Scott D. Richard, MD

Scott D. Richard, MDScott D. Richard, M.D. was appointed the Clinical Service Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at Hahnemann University Hospital in July 2012. He is also a member of the teaching faculty at Drexel University College of Medicine, where he serves as Associate Professor and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Richard specializes in the medical and surgical management of cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovary, uterine, cervical, and vulva. He is a highly-skilled minimally invasive surgeon and has performed over 500 robotic surgeries. His research interests include bloodless medicine and the development of novel treatment approaches for gynecologic cancers.

Before coming to Hahnemann, Dr. Richard served on the medical staff at Magee Women’s Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh, where he completed a gynecologic oncology fellowship in 2008. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College and completed his residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

Dr. Richard has a record of presentations and publications, including a chapter in a book titled, Current Clinical Oncology:

Intraperitoneal Cancer. Clinical Fellowship Magee Women’s Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Gynecologic Oncology
    Residency Training: Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Education: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Medical Degree: Bates College, Lewiston, ME
  • Bachelor of Science Degree


  • Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctor, 2014, 2015
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2014
  • Patient’s Choice Award, 2008-2011, 2014
  • Pennsylvania’s 1st Single Site Gynecologic Surgery, 2013
  • DUCOM Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence in Teaching, 2015