Gynecologic Oncology Faculty

Edward R. Kost, MDProfessor, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Director kost@uthscsa.edu210-567-5051
Kevin L. Hall, MDProfessor and Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology and 210-567-5051
Georgia A. McCann, MDAssociate Professor, Associate Fellowship 210-567-5051
Yasmin A. Lyons, DOAssistant 210-567-5051
Logan Blankenship, MDSpecialist - 210-567-5051

Edward R. Kost, MD

Professor, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Director | 210-567-5051

Dr. Kost received his baccalaureate in Biochemistry and Cell biology from the University of California in San Diego in 1983, and his M.D. from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Bethesda, MD in 1989. Following residency training at Wilford Hall Medical Center, he completed both a research and a clinical fellowship in Gynecology-Oncology at the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.

Prior to joining UT Health San Antonio, Dr. Kost was the Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brooke Army Medical Center. Dr. Kost is currently the Program Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship.

Kevin L. Hall, MD

Professor and Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Urogynecology | 210-567-5051

Dr. Hall attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he was awarded a B.S. in Chemistry/Engineering. He received his M.D. in 1983 from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Hall completed his residency training in 1987 and fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology in 1993 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Before joining the department, Dr. Hall completed a military career, achieving the rank of Colonel before his retirement in May 2003. His last assignment was at Brooke Army Medical Center where he held a number of posts, including Chief of Gynecologic Oncology and Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Hall is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Gynecologic Oncology.

He has one multiple teaching awards while  and has been a Board Examiner for the The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology for over 15 years.   Dr Hall was recently selected to be the first recipient of the John W. Boldt Endowed Chair for Gynecologic Surgery.

Georgia A. McCann, MD

Associate Professor, Associate Program Director | 210-567-5051

Dr. McCann joined the faculty of the Health Science Center in July 2013. She received her B.S. in Biology at Boston University, graduating magna cum laude with distinction. She then earned her M.D. at Jefferson Medical College and was awarded membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. In 2010, she finished a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, then completed her fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

Her interests include the diagnosis and treatment of cervical, endometrial, ovarian, and vulvar cancers. Dr. McCann also has advanced training in robotic surgery and radical pelvic and reconstructive surgery for the treatment of gynecologic malignancies.

Yasmin A. Lyons, DO

Assistant Professor | 210-567-5051

Dr. Yasmin Lyons is an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at UT Health San Antonio. She specializes in the treatment of gynecologic cancers and complicated benign gynecologic conditions.

Dr. Lyons has advanced surgical training in laparoscopy and robotics as well as radical pelvic and upper abdominal surgery. She completed her fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and prior to that completed residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Houston Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Lyons was awarded a National Library of Medicine grant and spent two years performing ovarian cancer research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center prior to fellowship. She looks forward to caring for women with gynecologic cancers in the South Texas area.

Logan Blankenship, MD

Specialist – Fellow | 210-567-5051

Dr. Blankenship received her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Biophysics in 2009 and then completed her Masters degree in women’s health in 2010 from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She then attended medical school at Florida State University where she received her MD in 2016. She then completed residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Florida Health in Jacksonville, Fl.

She is currently completing her fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology. Her clinical and research interests are in endometrial cancer in obese populations and cervical cancer.