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Janos L. Tanyi, MD, PhD

Janos L. Tanyi, MD, PhD Physician

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Tanyi is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Gynecologic Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology, 2014
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Tumors
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University Medical School of Debrecen
Residency: Semmelweis University, Medical School
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine - Ben Taub General Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Inactive member, European Association of Gynecologists and Obstetricians, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Tanyi is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Dangaj D, Bruand M, Grimm AJ, Ronet C, Barras D, Duttagupta PA, Lanitis E, Duraiswamy J, Tanyi JL, Benencia F, Conejo-Garcia J, Ramay HR, Montone KT, Powell DJ Jr, Gimotty PA, Facciabene A, Jackson DG, Weber JS, Rodig SJ, Hodi SF, Kandalaft LE, Irving M, Zhang L, Foukas P, Rusakiewicz S, Delorenzi M, Coukos G.: Cooperation between Constitutive and Inducible Chemokines Enables T Cell Engraftment and Immune Attack in Solid Tumors. Cancer Cell : 35(6):885-900,2019.

Janos L. Tanyi, Oliver Dorigo, Amit Oza, James Strauss, Tanya Pejovic, Sharad Ghamande, Prafull Ghatage, Jeannine Villella, Stephan Fiset, Lisa D. MacDonald, Olga Hrytsenko, Marianne M. Stanford, Robert C. Newton, Lance Leopold, Gabriela Rosu: DPX-Survivac and intermittent low dose cyclophosphamide (CPA) with or without epacadostat (E) in the treatment of subjects with advanced recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer (DeCidE1 trial): T cell responses and tumor infiltration correlate with tumor regression ASCO annual meeting, May 31st to June 4th, 2019, Chicago IL : 2019.

Hu Z, Zhou J, Jiang J, Yuan J, Zhang Y, Wei X, Loo N, Wang Y, Pan Y, Zhang T, Zhong X, Long M, Montone KT, Tanyi JL, Fan Y, Wang TL, Shih IM, Hu X, Zhang L.: Genomic characterization of genes encoding histone acetylation modulator proteins identifies therapeutic targets for cancer treatment. Nat Commun. : 13;10(1):733,2019.

Tanyi JL, George E: Personalized vaccination against ovarian cancer: what are the possibilities? Expert Rev Vaccines : 17(11):955-958,2018.

Yuan J, Hu Z, Mahal BA, Zhao SD, Kensler KH, Pi J, Hu X, Zhang Y, Wang Y, Jiang J, Li C, Zhong X, Montone KT, Guan G, Tanyi JL, Fan Y, Xu X, Morgan MA, Long M, Zhang Y, Zhang R, Sood AK, Rebbeck TR, Dang CV, Zhang L: Integrated Analysis of Genetic Ancestry and Genomic Alterations across Cancers. Cancer Cell : 8;34(4):549-560,2018.

Leslie M. Randall MD, Robert M. Wenham MD, Philip S. Low PhD, Sean C. Dowdy MD, Mark A. Morgan MD, Janos L. Tanyi MD, PhD: A phase 2, single-dose, open-label study to investigate the safety and efficacy of OTL 38 injection (OTL38) for intraoperative imaging during cytoreductive surgery for ovarian cancer Society of Pelvic Surgeons Annual Meeting, September 24th to 29th, 2018. Bucharest, Brasov, Romania : 2018.

Janos L. Tanyi: Ovarian cancer Immunotherapy Oxford University Press (Chapter 8): 2018.

Lin X, Shen J, Dan Peng, He X, Xu C, Chen X, Tanyi JL, Montone K, Fan Y, Huang Q, Zhang L, Zhong X: RNA-binding protein LIN28B inhibits apoptosis through regulation of the AKT2/FOXO3A/BIM axis in ovarian cancer cells. Signal Transduct Target Ther. : 31;3:23,2018.

Lorenzo Ramirez, A. T. Charlie Johnson, Cindy Otto, Janos Laszlo Tanyi, Jody Piltz-Seymour, Jae Hyock Kwak, Katharine Prigg, Nicholas Kybert, George Preti; California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA; University of Pennsylvania Department of Physics & Astronomy, Philadelphia, PA; University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; University of Pennsylvania, Philadlephia, PA; University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Narberth, PA; Global Spectroscopy 2, Teterboro: Exploring ovarian cancer detection using an interdisciplinary investigation of its volatile odor signature 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting, Chicago, : 2018.

Katsnelson M, Hwang WT, Tahirovic E, Rubin SC, Tanyi JL.: Preoperative predictors that impact the survival and outcome of patients undergoing secondary cytoreduction for ovarian cancer. J Obstet Gynaecol : 38(3):395-401,2018.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jordan Center for Gynecologic Cancer at Penn
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, 3 West

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3318
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)