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Frederick R. Ueland, MD

Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Vice Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship Director

Practice areas

  • Gynecologic Cancer Team

Faculty rank

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinic information

Markey Cancer Center  | Directions »
Whitney-Hendrickson Building, Third Floor
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536
For appointments: 859-257-1613

Clinical interests

  • Advanced Chemotherapy and Clinical Trials
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Ovarian Cancer Surgery
  • Ovarian Tumor Ultrasound
  • Pelvic Surgery



Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C.


University of Kentucky, Lexington


University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

Additional information


Frederick Ueland is a graduate of Stanford University and received his medical degree from the Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C. He then completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Gynecologic Oncology.

Ueland's special interests include ovarian tumor evaluation with ultrasound and biomarkers, treatment of ovarian cancer, and advanced pelvic surgery. He is an active translational researcher at the NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center, and was the principal investigator for the OVA-1 trial which resulted in FDA-clearance for the ovarian tumor blood test in 2009. He is also the Medical Director of Gynecologic Surgery, and Medical Director of Outpatient Chemotherapy and Infusion for UK HealthCare. He serves on a number of local and national cancer committees.


Research Publications on NCBI PubMed

Related links

Gynecologic Cancer