Linda Carson

Linda Carson

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My Areas of Practice
I am a board certified gynecologic Oncologist with interests in  cancers of the ovary, cervix, Uterus,vulva,vagina,gestational trophblastic disease, nutritian, cancer research, education of medical students, residents and physicians.

General Information

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Professional Associations & Awards

I am a board member of the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance and Gilda's Club.  I am a member of the American Medical Association, The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, The Gynecologic Oncology Group, The Society of Clinical Oncology, The Association of Professors in Gynecology and Obstetrics.

I am the Head of the Department of Obstetrics, gynecology and Women's Health at the University of Minnesota and have served in this role since 2001.  I am a tenured full Professor of Obstetrics and Gyneclogy. 

My Cookbook, "Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer"  won a cook book award in 2003 and is its second edition.


I am originally from Connecticut and moved to Minnesota for my fellowhip training in gynecologic Oncology.  I am married with 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren.  I have lived in St. Paul since 1983.  I enjoy art history, cooking, travel, canoeing, walking and biking.  My husband is a general surgeon and we have been married for 22 years.