Shayna  L. Showalter

Shayna L. Showalter, MD

Division:
Surgical Oncology
Department:
Surgery
Call 434.924.9725
Primary Location:

PO Box 800709

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0679

Directions
Phone:
434.924.9725
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Surgery-General
Research Interests:

Comparative effectiveness research, patient-centered research, clinical trials, high risk prostate cancer

Clinical Practice:
Breast Cancer in Men, Breast Cancer in Women, Breast Cancer, Mastectomy, Precision IORT, Surgery for Breast Cancer
About
Title:
Assistant 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
  • 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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