New gynecologic oncology surgeon joins Danbury and Norwalk hospitals

David Doo


DANBURY, Connecticut, September 22, 2020 — Dr. David Warren Doo has joined the gynecologic oncology practice at Danbury Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, part of Nuvance Health. Dr. Doo is a gynecologic oncologist who specializes in minimally invasive surgery using robotic surgical platforms, with the aim to improve patient experience and outcomes.

In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Doo is passionate about education and research. He is an assistant clinical professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) for the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine. Dr. Doo will also be the assistant program director for the minimally invasive gynecologic oncology fellowship program at Nuvance Health starting in summer 2021.

Dr. Doo has published research results in nearly 20 peer-reviewed publications. He will continue advancing the gynecologic oncology field by participating in research at Nuvance Health, including national and international clinical trials through the health system’s NRG Oncology partnership.

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“I’m proud to join Nuvance Health and the gynecologic oncology practice at Danbury and Norwalk hospitals because the health system is focused on caring for everyone regardless of their circumstances, which is important to me,” said Dr. Doo. “I’m also excited to be part of the health system because we bring state-of-the-art medicine to women with gynecologic cancers by following the latest guidelines, conducting clinical trials and research, and collaborating closely with our team of cancer specialists including medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, pathologists, genetic counselors and more.”

Dr. Doo said he enjoys getting to know his patients.

“Every one of our patients is an individual, and we strive to deliver as much personalized care as we can,” said Dr. Doo. “Our patients are usually scared and have many questions. I want to make sure that my patients feel like they are heard, and that I’m addressing whatever concerns they may have.”

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Dr. Doo most recently was a research and clinical fellow in the division of gynecologic oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed a residency in the department of OB/GYN at the University of Colorado. Dr. Doo earned a medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, and a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Doo is seeing patients at Danbury Hospital and Norwalk Hospital. To schedule an appointment, please call (203) 739 4900. To learn more about gynecologic cancer care at Danbury Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, please visit our website.