Women's Oncology Team

 Our Team- Women's Oncology at GBMC


Paul Celano, MDPaul Celano, MD
GBMC Division Head, Medical Oncology


Dr. Celano is GBMC's dedicated medical oncologist for gynecologic cancer patients. He's board-certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and his fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.

Clair Francomano, MDClair Francomano, MD
Director, Adult Genetics


Dr. Francomano received her undergraduate degree at Yale University and her medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She trained in internal medicine and medical genetics at Johns Hopkins and joined the full-time Hopkins faculty in 1984. Dr. Francomano has held positions as chief of the Medical Genetics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health and chief of the Human Genetics and Integrative Medicine Section in the Laboratory of Genetics, National Institute on Aging.

She is board-certified in internal medicine, clinical genetics and clinical molecular genetics. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Human Genetics and the American College of Clinical Research. She is a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics.

In 2008, Dr. Francomano was named "Baltimore's Best Medical Geneticist" by Baltimore Magazine. Her interests include hereditary disorders of connective tissue and skeletal dysplasias.

Veronica Young, RN, OCNFrancis Grumbine, MD
Chief of Gynecologic Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Gynecology


Dr. Grumbine is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and the subspecialty of gynecologic oncology. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Grumbine specializes in the evaluation and surgical management of women with cancers of the reproductive organs. He also has extensive experience in minimally invasive procedures, specifically robotic surgery.

Lauren A. Schnaper, MD, FACSLauren A. Schnaper, MD, FACS
Director, Sandra and Malcolm Comprehensive Breast Care Center at GBMC


Dr. Schnaper received her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she also completed her residency. She is Director of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Sandra and Malcolm Berman Comprehensive Breast Care Center and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Specializing in benign and malignant diseases of the breast, Dr. Schnaper is nationally recognized for her clinical and research work.

In addition to direct patient care, she is active in national clinical research and has chaired the Breast Surgery Subcommittee of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, a nationwide NCI-sponsored cooperative clinical trials group. Her clinical research focuses on breast cancer in the elderly and her basic sciences research focuses on circulating proteins in breast cancer.

Dr. Schnaper has been honored by many community groups and was designated as one of "Baltimore's Best Breast Surgeons" by Baltimore Magazine, and as one of the best doctors in America by American Health Magazine.



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