Areas of Special Interest
- Gynecologic malignancies
- Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
- Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes
- Clinical trials
- Genomic profiling and biomarker-matched therapy
Philosophy of Care
Compassionate, quality and goal-directed care for women with gynecologic malignancies. We journey together.
Academic Honors & Professional Achievements
2017: Society of Gynecologic Oncology Committee Member for Legislation and Regulatory Affairs Task Force
2016: GOG Scholarship Award for Exxcellence in Clinical Research
2014: Northwestern Compassionate Care Award
2011-2014: Northwestern Memorial Hospital Teaching Excellence Award
2010: Mutual Insurance Company of Arizona Scholastic Achievement Award, The Merck Manual Award, American Medical Women’s Association Glasgow-Rubin Certificate of Commendation for Academic Achievement, The Alvin T. Kirmse, MD Award for Excellence in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gold Humanism Honor Society, AOA
Dr. Prendergast has published several research papers in professional journals such as Gynecologic Oncology, Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. Her research interests include surveillance and survivorship for women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes, molecular profiling of gynecologic malignancies, translation of molecular profiling of gynecologic malignancies into novel treatment approaches, and clinical trials.
Dr. Prendergast and her husband reside in Minneapolis and are both active in the medical field. During down time she enjoys painting, traveling, riding horses, participating in triathlons, and going to hockey games.
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA
- The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- Society of Gynecologic Oncology
- SGO Congressional Ambassador