Charles N Landen

Charles N Landen, MD

Gynecologic Oncology
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call 434.924.9333
Primary Location:
Gynecologic Oncology

2nd Floor

1240 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

ABMS Certification:
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology
Research Interests:

Dr. Landen's research focus is on novel therapeutics and chemotherapy resistance in gynecologic cancers, primarily ovarian cancer. He conducts preclinical and clinical research developing models to better-understand the pathways contributing to chemotherapy resistance and how recurrence develops. Mechanisms he has focused on include cancer stem cells, ABC transporters, and the Notch, Hedgehog, and Wnt pathways. His investigations have led to development of clinical trials seeking to overcome chemotherapy resistance. Clinically, his areas of interest include minimally invasive surgery, management of primary and recurrent ovarian cancer, and sentinal node dissections. He is the Associate Leader of the Women's Oncology Program in the UVA Cancer Center.

Clinical Practice:
Cervical Cancer Treatment, Endometrial Cancer (Uterine), Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Treatment, Gynecologic Cancer, Women's Health, OB/Gyn, High-Risk Ovarian Cancer
Associate Professor

Dr. Landen grew up in North Carolina, and trained there and in Charleston, Houston and Birmingham before coming to UVA. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, camping, cycling and attending sporting events.

  • 2010-2020 Best Doctors in America® List 
  • 2006 Gynecologic Cancer Foundation / Carol's Cause Outstanding Paper Award
  • ACOG Donald F. Richardson Memorial Prize Paper Award
  • Del and Dennis McCarthy Award for Advances in Surgery
  • AACR Scholar-in-Training Award
  • The Diane Denson Tobola Fellowship in Ovarian Cancer Research
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Poster Award in Clinical/Translational Research
  • Reproductive Scientist Development Program
  • John R. Durant Award for Excellence in Cancer Research
  • Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Academy Award Scholar
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1998
Medical University of South Carolina
University of Texas