Julian Schink, MD

Julian Schink - Chief, CTCA Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery

Chief Medical Officer

Julian Schink, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer of Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) and was appointed to this role in December 2018. He brings more than 25 years of oncology experience to CTCA, joining the national cancer care network in May 2017.

Board certified in gynecologic oncology as well as obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Schink is dedicated to caring for patients and advancing the treatment of gynecologic malignancies. He provides surgery and chemotherapy treatments for patients with gynecologic cancers including ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, uterine cancer and gestational trophoblastic neoplasia.

Dr. Schink earned a medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Following medical school, he completed a four-year residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. Dr. Schink also completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical School.

He has held numerous academic positions, including vice chair of obstetrics and gynecology and professor at the University of Wisconsin Medical School; and subsequently an endowed professorship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as the John and Ruth Brewer Chair in Gynecology and Cancer Research.

Published in numerous medical journals and more than 125 publications dedicated to oncology and women’s health, Dr. Schink has also authored more than 10 chapters in oncology textbooks, focusing much of his academic work on gestational trophoblastic disease. He served as principal investigator and co-investigator for many clinical trials responsible for improving and expanding cancer treatment options.

Licensed by the states of Illinois, California, Wisconsin and Michigan, Dr. Schink has been a member of and held leadership positions at several medical organizations. These include the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation. Dr. Schink has also won several awards for his outstanding work, including listings on America’s Top Doctors, The Best Doctors in America and Chicago Super Doctors.