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Welcome to Gynecologic Oncology Associates

For more than 25 years, Gynecologic Oncology Associates (GOA) has cared for more women with female cancers on a yearly basis than any other practice in Orange County. We are the leaders in Southern California for treating all gynecologic cancers, in one intimate and inclusive setting.

No other group provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for gynecologic cancer —and access to clinical trials— all within the same practice. That means better continuity of care, state-of the art treatment including the latest robotic and advanced endoscopic surgical techniques, and more convenience for patients at a vulnerable time in their lives. We even usher you toward a better quality of life for follow-up and rehabilitative care after treatment is finished.

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Meet Our Team

Lisa N. Abaid, MD

Lisa N. Abaid, MD, MPH, FACOG, FACS, completed her undergraduate study at Auburn University. She attended Medical School at the University of Miami.

Tiffany L. Beck, MD

Tiffany Beck, MD, MPH, FACOG attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine followed by a general OB/GYN residency at Magee Womens...

John V. Brown, MD

John V. Brown, MD, FACOG FACS attended Medical School at the University of Kansas. He completed an Internship and Residency in Gynecology and Obstetrics...

Alberto A. Mendivil, MD

Alberto A. Mendivil, MD FACOG, FACS completed his undergraduate study in Animal Physiology and Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego before..

Kristina M. Mori, MD

Kristina Mori, MD, FACOG completed her undergraduate study at the University of California at Riverside. She attended Medical School at Tufts University School..

Meet Our Staff

You will, more than likely, make many trips to our office, sometimes for many years. You will get a chance to meet all of our office staff as time goes by. All of these women want to help you in any way possible...

Services We Provide

Sign up now to join Dr. Beck and other pelvic health experts and get your questions answered! October 8, 6pm
Join our expert panel to learn more about the evidence-based treatments available for pelvic health conditions. From benign conditions such as fibroids, endometriosis, prolapse to gynecologic cancer treatment, our team of experts work together to provide the most advanced, personalized care.
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Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) understands the importance of bringing awareness to all gynecologic cancers—cervical, ovarian, uterine/endometrial, vaginal and vulvar cancer—and declared September as Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month (GCAM) with a goal of reaching more and more people each year.
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A Comprehensive Approach to...
Access to clinical trials. A prestigious designation in minimally invasive surgery. A dedicated gynecologic tumor board. A revamped system that is changing the way patients recover from surgery.
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Supporting “Previvors” of Breast & Ovarian Cancer
Dr. Abaid, a gynecologic oncologist, joins breast surgical oncologist Heather Macdonald, M.D., medical director of the program, in developing and guiding treatment regimens tailored to “previvors,” women who have tested positive for a genetic mutation, like BRCA1 and BRCA2...
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Patient-Focused Webinar On Paclitaxel/Carboplatin
The Foundation for Women's Cancer (FWC) hosted a webinar on Oct. 24 titled, You Got This: Getting Prepared for Paclitaxel/Carboplatin Chemotherapy. This patient-focused webinar covered how these chemotherapy drugs work; what to expect on the first day of treatment and their progress; tips and strategies to help prepare for chemotherapy treatment; and the onset and duration of side effects, and when to call their doctor. Speakers included Judith A. Smith, PharmD, BCOP, CPHQ, FCCP, FISOPP; Rebecca A. Brooks, MD and Kim Hurley—an ovarian cancer survivor whose paclitaxel/carboplatin chemotherapy treatment lasted for seven months.
Congrats Dr. Lisa Abaid – 10,000 Surgeries!
Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Abaid for performing the 10,000 robotic surgery at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach! The GOA team strives to bring minimally invasive cancer surgery options to our patients whenever possible.
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Video Library

PVHMC’s Alberto Mendivil MD talks about Gynecological Robotic Surgery

Gynecologic Cancer as Discussed by Tiffany Beck, MD, Hoag Gynecologic Oncologist

Dr. Abaid speaks about Ovarian Cancer

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