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Shayna  L.  Showalter,  MD

Surgical Oncology
Surgery

Contact Information

Address: Breast Care Center, 1335 Lee St., Charlottesville, VA 22908 | UVA Breast Surgery Program at Culpeper, 541 Sunset Ln, Suite 103, Culpeper, VA, 22701
Phone: 434.924.9479

Training & Certification

Residency:

Thomas Jefferson University (Surgery)

Fellowship:

University of Pennsylvania (Breast Surgical Oncology)

  
  • Surgery - General

Clinical Practice

Conditions Treated:

Breast Cancer, Benign diseases of the breast

Research Interest:

As a clinical researcher, Dr. Showalter is focused on improving outcomes for patients with breast cancer. Dr. Showalter's research has resulted in multiple peer-reviewed publications and presentations at national meetings. Her research interests include clinical trials for patients with breast cancer, brachytherapy for the treatment of breast cancer, outcomes research and medical education.

Background

Biography:

Dr. Showalter is a Virginia native. She grew up in northern Virginia and attended college and medical school at the University of Virginia.

She then moved to Philadelphia where she completed her general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University and her Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. During her time at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Showalter also completed coursework for a certificate in clinical research in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Following her surgical training Dr. Showalter returned to the University of Virginia as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology.

Dr. Showalter now specializes in treating breast cancer and diseases of the breast. She lives in Charlottesville with her husband and three children.

Awards:
  • Mary E. Groff Fellowship in Clinical Research. University of Pennsylvania, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics - 2011
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University - 2007
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University - 2006
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University - 2005
Publications:
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Persistence Beyond Measure