Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez, M.D.

  1. Gynecologic Oncologist
  2. Gynecologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Jamie N. Bakkum-Gamez, M.D. is a fellowship-trained Gynecologic Oncologist, specializing in the surgical care of women with gynecologic cancers and women at increased risk of gynecologic cancer. She is board certified in both Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. Her clinical expertise includes surgical treatment of:

  • Gynecologic cancer (ovarian, fallopian tube, primary peritoneal, uterine, cervical, vaginal, vulvar)
  • Complex adnexal masses
  • Large uterine masses/fibroids
  • Cancer risk reduction in BRCA carriers, Lynch syndrome
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding — minimally invasive hysterectomy
  • Gynecologic cancer treatment related fistulas — bladder, ureter, bowel
  • Gynecologic cancer related bowel obstruction
  • Recurrent gynecologic cancer

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Bakkum-Gamez is active in research and education. She is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, having authored over 140 peer reviewed publications, book chapters, etc. She currently co-leads the Women's Cancer Program of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, was the Mayo Clinic site PI for the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) from 2012-2014, Mayo Clinic site Co-PI of NRG Oncology from 2014-2017, and currently represents the Mayo Clinic on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Ovarian Cancer Guidelines Committee. Her primary research focuses on the development of early detection tests for endometrial and ovarian cancers as well as novel therapeutics for advanced stage and recurrent endometrial cancer.

  1. Adnexal tumors
  2. Cancer
  3. Cancer during pregnancy
  4. Cervical cancer
  5. Cervical dysplasia
  6. Ectopic pregnancy
  7. Endometrial cancer
  8. Endometriosis
  9. Fallopian tube cancer
  10. Germ cell tumor
  11. Gynecologic cancer
  12. Lower genital tract dysplasia
  13. Ovarian cancer
  14. Ovarian cyst
  15. Ovarian remnant syndrome
  16. Peritoneal cancer
  17. Uterine fibroid
  18. Uterine polyps
  19. Vaginal cancer
  20. Vulvar cancer
  21. Vulvar dysplasia
  22. Vulvodynia
  1. Abdominal hysterectomy
  2. Cervical cerclage
  3. Conization
  4. Debulking surgery
  5. Diagnostic hysteroscopy
  6. Diagnostic laparoscopy
  7. Endometriosis surgery
  8. Fertility sparing surgery
  9. Gynecological surgery
  10. Hysteroscopy
  11. Minimally invasive hysterectomy
  12. Minimally invasive surgery
  13. Minimally invasive surgical staging
  14. Ovarian remnant removal
  15. Pelvic exenteration
  16. Robotic hysterectomy
  17. Robotic surgery
  18. Sentinel node biopsy
  19. Trachelectomy
  20. Vaginal hysterectomy
  21. Vaginectomy
  22. Vulvectomy
  • Minimally-invasive surgical gynecologic oncology
  • Endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer
  1. 2009
    Fellow - Gynecologic OncologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2006
    Resident - Obstetrics and GynecologyMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2002
    MDSchool of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  4. 1998
    BAWartburg College

Certifications

  1. 2011
    Gynecologic OncologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  2. 2007
    Obstetrics & GynecologyAmerican Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Top Doctors for Women in MinnesotaMinnesota Monthly
  2. 2018
    Minnesota Monthly's 2018 Top DoctorsMinnesota Monthly
  3. 2017
    2016 Roy M. Pitkin AwardDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  4. 2016
    Top Doctors 2016Best Doctors in Minnesota - Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  5. 2016
    Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award (CCITLA)National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  6. 2013
    Young Alumni AwardWartburg College
  7. 2012
    Excellence through Teamwork AwardDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  8. 2012
    Career Development AwardMayo Clinic Women's Health Research Center
  9. 2006
    Ann Harris Research AwardDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  10. 2004
    Ann Harris Research AwardDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  11. 1998
    Summa Cum LaudeWartburg College

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Board Liaison to Patient Education CommitteeFoundation for Women's Cancer
  2. 2020 - present
    Board MemberFoundation for Women's Cancer
  3. 2019 - present
    Board of GovernorsAmerican College of Surgeons (ACS)
  4. 2019 - present
    FellowAmerican Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
  5. 2019
    Candidate FellowAmerican Gynecological and Obstetrical Society
  6. 2018 - present
    Steering Committee MemberSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  7. 2018 - present
    Co-LeaderOvarian SPORE Executive Committee
  8. 2017 - present
    ReviewerEagles Cancer Research Fund Award Review Committee, Eagles Fellowship Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester
  9. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberGynecologic Oncology Fellowship Clinical Competency Committee
  10. 2016 - present
    MemberOvarian SPORE Executive Committee
  11. 2016 - present
    Co-LeaderWomen's Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  12. 2016 - present
    MemberSteering Committee, Ovarian Cancer Research Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester
  13. 2016 - 2018
    MemberSurgery Committee, Minnesota Hospital Association
  14. 2016 - present
    Industry Relations CommitteeSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  15. 2016 - present
    Fellow of the American College of SurgeonsAmerican College of Surgeons
  16. 2015 - present
    MemberUterine Corpus Cancer Subcommittee, NRG Oncology
  17. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Health System Southwestern Region Board of Directors, Mayo Clinic Health System
  18. 2015 - present
    MemberSubject Matter Expert Assignment for EHR/RCM Convergence Project / Plummer Project
  19. 2015 - present
    Invited ParticipantDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  20. 2015
    MemberProgram Committee, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  21. 2015 - present
    MemberWomen's Health Executive Subcommittee, Office of Women's Health, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  22. 2015 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  23. 2014 - 2018
    MemberResearch Executive Committee, Department of Surgery
  24. 2014 - 2016
    Co-Principal InvestigatorNRG Oncology
  25. 2014 - 2016
    ChairClinical Trials Program, Department of Surgery
  26. 2014
    MemberProgram Committee, International Gynecologic Cancer Society
  27. 2014 - present
    MemberMayo Medical School Advisory Program
  28. 2014 - present
    Guideline PanelistNational Comprehensive Cancer Network
  29. 2013 - 2017
    MemberMayo Clinic Research Clinical Trial Subcommitttee
  30. 2013 - 2016
    ChairData Safety Monitoring Board, Department of Surgery
  31. 2012 - 2014
    Principal InvestigatorGynecologic Oncology Group
  32. 2012 - present
    RepresentativeNational Clinical Trials Network Subcommittee
  33. 2011 - present
    Full MemberSociety of Gynecologic Oncology
  34. 2011 - present
    Associate MemberWestern Association of Gynecologic Oncologists
  35. 2010 - 2012
    Co-Principal InvestigatorGynecologic Oncology Group
  36. 2010 - present
    Active MemberInternational Gynecologic Cancer Society
  37. 2009 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  38. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  39. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  40. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  41.  
    Fellow MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.