Boris Winterhoff, MD, MS

Boris Winterhoff

Dept. of OB/GYN & Women's Health
MMX 395 8395C 420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Dr. Winterhoff received his medical degree and his Dr. med. in Molecular Oncology from the Christian Albrecht's University in Kiel, Germany. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, a research fellowship in Cancer Genomics and a fellowship in genecologic oncology at the Mayo Clinic.


Awards & Recognition

Dr. Winterhoff has received multiple awards, for his research, from Mayo Clinic, ASCO, and WAGO.

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  • German


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


Gynecologic Oncologist

MD, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel Germany, 2005

Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, 2010

Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 2014

Fellowship in Translational Research in Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer, 2011

PhD, Tumor Biology, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel Germany, 2006

MS, Gynecologic Oncology, Mayo Graduate School, 2014

Dr. Winterhoff sees patients at:

Minneapolis - M Health Fairview Masonic Cancer Clinic, Appointments: 855-486-7226

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Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Winterhoff's research interests are ovarian and endometrial cancer and the clinical application of cancer genomics. His active research interests are as follows:

  1. Use of cancer genomics to identify ovarian cancer patients most benefiting from antiangiogenic treatment with bevacizumab.
  2. Use of cancer genomics to identify endometrial cancer patients at high risk for lymph node metastasis and recurrence.
  3. Use of cancer genomics for early detection of cancer.



  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Women's Health


Gynecologic Cancer Clinic

Board Certifications

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Gynecologic Oncology

Clinical Interests

Cancer genomics; robotic surgery; individualized medicine

Hospital Privileges

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