Welcome to the Breast Surgery Fellowship

The Breast Surgery Fellowship places a strong emphasis on breast oncology training, breast imaging, research, and multidisciplinary care. During the fellowship, the fellow evaluates and manages both benign and malignant breast conditions, interacts with specialists from other disciplines, and evaluates and participates in research initiatives.

The fellowship focuses on comprehensive program rotations of breast surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, breast imaging, community outreach, cancer genetics, research, and patient navigation. We offer a 1-year multidisciplinary clinical breast fellowship to candidates who have completed a general surgery residency program, and who are board-eligible/certified general surgeons.

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Maimonides Breast Center was founded in 2006 and is the only fully-accredited Breast Center in Brooklyn

The Breast Surgery Fellowship Program

The Breast Surgery Fellowship experience

The curriculum provides the fellow with the foundation required to be a leader in breast surgical oncology. The fellow concentrates on all aspects of the field, including patient care, design and execution of clinical trials, development of outreach events, and presenting at a national meeting.

Core rotations:

  • Breast imaging
  • Breast surgery
  • Genetics
  • Medical oncology
  • Outreach/community service
  • Pathology
  • Plastic surgery
  • Psycho-oncology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Research

Didactic sessions

  • Evidence-based medicine lecture series
  • Multidisciplinary tumor board
  • Schwartz rounds
  • Statistics lecture series
  • Tuesday journal club
  • Weekly case review

How to apply

Maimonides offers superior opportunities for growth and learning from a dedicated, superbly-trained faculty. Our fellows are selected from among the most eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness and ability to succeed from the program to which they are appointed.

Applications should be submitted through the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) at www.surgonc.org. Complete details and timelines are available on the SSO website.

For more information about the Breast Surgery Fellowship, please call (718) 765-2536.

The future of medical care is you

Our program strives to provide the best educational experience in an environment that assures a balance between academic and clinical activities. We take great pride in our success in preparing fellows to become the next generation of expert practitioners. For more information, please contact (718) 765-2536.

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