Andras Ladanyi

Andras Ladanyi, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology

UIC Cancer Center, Division of Gynecologic Oncology:
Phone: (312) 413-9874
Fax: (312) 355-5656

Academic Office:
Phone: (312) 355-5577
Fax: (312) 355-5656


Dr. Ladanyi received his PhD followed by his medical degree from Semmelweis University, in Budapest, Hungary.  He completed his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology and fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Ladanyi is double board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Gynecologic Oncology.

Dr. Ladanyi provides compassionate, comprehensive care to patients with gynecologic cancers, preinvasive disease, and patients requiring complex pelvic surgery. His expertise includes cancer of the endometrium, ovaries, cervix, vulva, vagina and gestational trophoblastic disease. He is skilled in robotic and laparoscopic surgery and complicated open abdominal surgery.

Recent Publications

Recent PublicationsKenny HA, Chiang CY, White EA, Schryver EM, Habis M, Romero IL, Ladanyi A, Penicka CV, George J, Matlin K, Montag A, Wroblewski K, Yamada SD, Mazar AP, Bowtell D and Lengyel E. Mesothelial cells promote early ovarian cancer metastasis through fibronectin secretion. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2014;124:4614-4628.

Ko SY, Ladanyi A, Lengyel E and Naora H. Expression of the homeobox gene HOXA9 in ovarian cancer induces peritoneal macrophages to acquire an M2 tumor-promoting phenotype. American Journal of Pathology 2014;184(1):271-281.

For a list of Dr. Ladanyi’s peer review publications please click the following link: Pubmedladanyi_obgyn.uic

Recent Presentations

Mukherjee A, Ladanyi A, Fahrmann J, La Frano M, Grapov D, Newman J, Fiehn O and Lengyel  E. “A systematic analysis of bidirectional metabolomics changes upon interaction of cancer cells with adipocytes”. Presentation at the International Metabolomics Society. San Francisco CA, June 2015

Ladanyi A, Nieman K, Penicka C, Mitra A, Hilary K, Gwin K, Wolsky R, Yamada DS and Lengyel E. “Omental adipocytes promote overexpression of CD36 in ovarian cancer cells and enhance tumorigenicity”.  Presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research. Washington DC, April 2013.

Nieman K, Ladanyi A and Lengyel E. “Metabolic symbiosis: the contribution of adipocytes to visceral metastasis”. Presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research, Tumor Invasion and Metastasis. San Diego CA, 2013.