Dr. Fields is a 1982 graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Ohio and a 1987 graduate of Ohio State University where she received her medical degree. She went on to complete her residency at Northwestern University and a Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. For many years she was with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. Her research interests focus primarily on cancer genetics and novel chemotherapeutic strategies. In addition to a busy clinical practice, Dr. Fields authored or co-authored numerous publications and developed and directed a genetic screening program for patients and their families suspected to have inherited familial cancer syndromes.
Dr. Fields is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology with her specialty being Gynecologic Oncology. She moved to Richmond, VA in Sept. 2005 to start her own practice, Virginia Gynecologic Oncology.