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Joyce Varughese, MD, FACOG

Gynecological Oncology
  • Medical Director, Center for Gynecologic Oncology
gynecologic oncologist dr. varughese

Joyce Varughese, MD, FACOG, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained gynecologic oncology surgeon who specializes in performing traditional and minimally invasive procedures using the da Vinci® robotic surgery system. Dr. Varughese completed her fellowship training in gynecologic oncology and residency in obstetrics and gynecology, serving as administrative chief resident, at Yale University. She received her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York and her undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Harvard University.

Before joining Capital Health, Dr. Varughese was interim division director of Gynecologic Oncology at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey and a gynecologic oncologist at Saint Peter’s Physician Associates in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

In addition to her clinical experience, Dr. Varughese is a clinical assistant professor at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. She has frequently been invited to lecture and present research at local, regional, and international medical conferences and has multiple peer-reviewed publications in Cancer, Gynecologic Oncology and other journals. She is a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an active member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology where she has served on multiple committees and task forces and is also a congressional ambassador. Dr. Varughese is also active in the American Cancer Society and American Academy of Pediatrics—New Jersey Chapter.

Professional Profile

Clinical Locations

  • Capital Health Surgical Group 2 Capital Way #356 Pennington NJ 08534 609.537.6700608.537.6710
  • Capital Health OBGYN in Yardley 1690 Big Oak Road 2nd Floor Yardley PA 19067 215.750.7771215.750.6935


  • Gynecological Oncology


  • Gynecologic Oncology (Board Certified: 2015)


  • Medical School - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University - Bronx, NY
  • Residency - Obstetrics and Gynecology Yale University School of Medicine - New Haven, CT
  • Fellowship - Gynecologic Oncology Yale University School of Medicine - New Haven, CT