Emily Prendergast, MD

Emily Prendergast, MD

Primary Location

Minneapolis Clinic
910 E. 26th Street, Suite 200
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
(612) 884-6300

Physician Introductory Video


Areas of Special Interest

  • Gynecologic malignancies
  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
  • Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes
  • Survivorship
  • 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.

Medical School

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