Arizona Center for Cancer Care has brought together the top specialists in cancer treatment, technology and research in order to provide the most cutting-edge, patient-focused service in the state – and beyond.
- Language(s): English
- College: College of the Holy Cross
- Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
- Internship: Hartford Hospital
- Residency: Hartford Hospital
- Fellowships: University of Oklahoma Health Science Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Subspecialty Certification in Gynecological Oncology
Dr. Dennis R. Scribner, Jr., specializes in all aspects of gynecologic oncology, with his area of interest being minimally invasive surgery using the da Vinci Surgical robot.
Dr. Scribner joined Arizona Center for Cancer Care in 2013. His prior 13 years of experience has been in academic medicine with the University of Tennessee and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, Virginia. In Virginia, he was an associate professor of Ob/Gyn and the director of gynecologic oncology for ten years along with being the Chief of Ob/Gyn from 2011 – 2013.
He has been honored for his “bedside manner” and approach to patient care by Our Health Magazine as well as his teachings to medical students and residents. Dr. Scribner is currently an associate clinical professor for the University of Arizona School of Medicine and teaches medical students from this institution along with students from Midwestern School of Osteopathic medicine. He has written over 40 peer review articles and has over twenty years of experience as a principle research investigator for the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Scribner holds certification in robotic surgery with the da Vinci surgical system, including single site surgery, since 2004. He serves as a robotic surgery proctor for training and skills certification for other surgeons throughout the country. In partnership with the Foundation for Women’s Cancer, Dr. Scribner developed and launched the Foundation for Women’s Cancer Athletic Fund in 2013. The fund was established to allow athletes to participate in events and raise funds for gynecologic cancer research, and raise awareness about the prevention and early detection of cancers unique to women.
Dr. Scribner is a 2014 “Top Doc” honoree by Phoenix Magazine.