You've been diagnosed with breast cancer. Now you need treatment. But finding a breast cancer surgeon nearby can feel overwhelming. How do you know who to see? Where's the best place to get breast cancer surgery?
Why UVA Health for Breast Cancer Surgery?
This is your life. You need excellence and care you can trust.
At UVA Health, you'll find a Breast Care Center of Excellence, designated by the American College of Radiology and accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
We have the experts. Our fellowship-trained breast surgeon is expertly skilled in:
- Excisional biopsy
- Partial mastectomy
- Skin and nipple-sparing mastectomy
- Sentinel lymph node biopsy
- Axillary dissection
- Port insertion
- Level 1 Oncoplastics - a cosmetic approach that minimizes signs of an operation
We use the latest technology. Radar localization technology makes removing a cancer lump easier and more precise. It also helps us remove less healthy breast tissue.
We're Here For You
We’ll schedule an appointment at a location convenient for you. And so we can best meet your needs, we’ll need your medical records at least 24 hours in advance before confirming your first appointment.
Our breast cancer navigator helps you through the diagnosis process and the first steps of care. They work closely with our radiologists, surgeons, and oncologists to make sure you get the appointments, educational materials, and support services you'll need.