Shayna L. Showalter

Shayna L. Showalter, MD

Division:
Surgical Oncology
Department:
Surgery
434.924.9333
Primary Location:
Breast Care Center

Suite 200

652 Peter Jefferson Parkway

Charlottesville, VA 22911

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Expertise

ABMS Certification:
Surgery-General
Research Interests:

Breast Cancer Clinical Trials, Early Stage Breast Cancer, Outcomes Research

Clinical Practice:
Breast Cancer in Men, Breast Cancer Care, Brachytherapy, Breast Cancer Treatment, Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

About

Title:
Associate Professor
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
  • 2020 University of Virginia Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, Junior Faculty (Honors one faculty member before tenure annually)
  • 2020 Recognition of Outstanding Patient Experience, UVA Health System
  • 2019 Recognition of Outstanding Patient Experience, UVA Health System
  • 2017 University of Virginia Dean’s Clinical Excellence Award- Honors four-five faculty members annually demonstrating clinical excellence and exemplary patient care
  • 2016 Leadership in Academic Matters, University of Virginia- One of 30 faculty members selected to participate in this leadership program
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place
  • 2011 Mary E. Groff Fellowship in Clinical Research, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • 2007 Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
  • 2006 Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
  • 2005 Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University

Education

Primary:
University of VA School of Medicine 2004
Residency:
Thomas Jefferson University (Surgery)
Fellowships:
University of Pennsylvania (Breast Surgical Oncology)

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