John Schorge, MD, joined the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center as the chair of obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN).
Coming from Tufts Medical Center in Boston, he brings nearly three decades of experience. As OB/GYN chair and as a gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Schorge will be working with Regional One Health (ROH) to help with the development of its cancer program.
Dr. Schorge will also oversee the obstetrics side of the department, a unit caring for some of the most-complex pregnancy cases in the region.
Dr. Schorge received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan in 1989 and his MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1993. He completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston. He served as assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, associate professor at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and professor at Tufts University School of Medicine.
His most recent leadership positions include division chief of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Tufts Medical Center and associate director for Cancer Operations at Tufts Cancer Center.
Dr. Schorge is the recipient of many awards and honors, including Best Doctors in Dallas, D Magazine (2006-2008); Top Doctors, Boston Magazine (2010-2021); and Top Doctors, U.S. News and World Report (2011-2019). Having received more than $1.7 million in research funding, he has published nearly 130 peer-reviewed papers, 30 book chapters, numerous editorials, case reports, abstracts, and authored/edited nine books.