About

Education & Training

Medical School

University of California Irvine College of Med

Residency

  • University of California at Irvine College of Med

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • University of California at Irvine College of Med

Boards

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of OB - Gynecologic Oncology

Commercial Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member or a member of his or her immediate family has a working relationship, such as providing consulting, research, or educational services, with the companies listed below. These relationships have been reported to the University of Missouri and, if appropriate, plans have been established to address potential conflicts. The following relationships were reported as of July 2020.

Clovis Oncology

Hunter Biomedical Group, LLC.

Insurances

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Academic Information

Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Office

404 N Keene St
Columbia, MO 65201
United States

P. 573-882-1057

Research Profile

Hunter specializes in gynecologic oncology. With nearly twenty years in practice, he has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal and vulvar cancers.

In addition to his clinical practice, Hunter also works to advance medical technology. Many women who develop uterine cancer require a hysterectomy, a removal of the uterus. Traditionally, the surgery leaves a large scar and results in several weeks’ recovery time. Hunter has developed a prototype surgical device that would allow hysterectomies to be performed less invasively.

Hunter has also been an early adopter of new medical innovations. For many of his cancer patients, he operates using the da Vinci Surgical System. This advanced device decreases incision size and reduces complications — in many cases, enabling the patient to go home the same day.

Dr. Mark Hunter is an assistant professor in the School of Medicine and a gynecologic oncology specialist with MU Health. He also serves as director of gynecologic oncology at MU’s Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.

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Research Interests

  • Surgical and Medical Treatment of Gynecologic Cancers
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer