Rahel Ghebre, MD, MPH

Associate Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

United States

Contact Dr. Ghebre: ghebr004@umn.edu

Dr. Rahel Ghebre is a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Minnesota Medical Center. Dr. Ghebre is a practicing gynecologic oncologist at M Health Fairview. She gained her MD from the University of Michigan and MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Ghebre is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. She is an expert in the surgical and medical management of women diagnosed with ovarian, endometrial, cervical and vulva/vaginal cancers. Her research is focused on improving cancer care for women with gynecologic cancers in the US and globally by increasing access to quality care and clinical trials. She serves as chair for gynecology oncology special interest group under AORTIC (African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer), as panel member of NCCN Harmonized Guideline committee for sub-Saharan Africa, ASCO resource stratified guideline and African Cancer Coalition, an initiative supported by the American Cancer Society. Dr. Ghebre is an internationally recognized educator in gynecologic oncology and received the 2020 International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Ghebre co-leads the Early Pathway to Success Program for women faculty through the Center for Women in Medicine.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Mpls. St. Paul Magazine "Top Docs", 2016-2020
  • Minnesota Monthly "Best Doctor", 2014
  • Minnesota Monthly Best Doctors for Women, 2013-2014, 2020


Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health (OBGYN)

Gynecologic Oncologist
MD, University of Michigan, 1996
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Minnesota, 2000
Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, University of Minnesota Medical School, 2004
Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2000

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Research Summary/Interests

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Clinical Trials
  • International Health


For a list of publications, see PubMed.



  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Women's Health


Gynecologic Cancer Clinic

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Oncology

Clinical Interests

Ovarian, uterine, cervical, vulvar, vaginal malignancies; advanced pelvic surgery for benign and malignant conditions; minimally invasive surgery; chemotherapy for gynecologic malignancies; clinical trials

Hospital Privileges

Fairview Lakes; Fairview Maple Grove; Fairview Northland; Fairview Ridges; Fairview Southdale; Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital; Regions Hospital; UMMC

Where Dr. Ghebre Sees Patients:

  • Minneapolis - M Health Fairview Masonic Cancer Clinic, Appointments: 855-486-7226
  • Edina – M Health Fairview Cancer Center, Southdale, Appointments: 855-486-7226