Our Breast Surgery Team

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a renowned leader providing surgical care for patients with breast cancer or non-cancerous breast conditions. In partnership with Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center (DF/BWCC), our breast surgical specialists provide treatment for thousands of patients each year including more than 2,500 with breast cancer.

At DF/BWCC we have the largest breast surgery team in New England. Each member of our team focuses solely on breast disease. Because of this concentration, you will have access to some of the leading breast experts in the field.

Our breast surgeons collaborate with multidisciplinary specialists including cancer genetics experts, dedicated breast pathologists and breast imagers, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, reconstructive surgeons and physical therapists, as well as support team members from psychosocial services, nutrition and social work.


Tari A. King, MD, FACS

Tari A. King, MD, FACS

Breast Surgery Leadership

Chief of Breast Surgery, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center; Chief, Division of Breast Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital;
Associate Director, Breast Oncology Program, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

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Thanh U. Barbie, MD

Thanh U. Barbie, MD

Breast Surgeon

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Katherina Zabicki Calvillo, MD, FACS

Katherina Zabicki Calvillo, MD, FACS

Breast Surgeon

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital

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Laura Dominici, MD, FACS

Laura Dominici, MD, FACS

Breast Surgeon

Section Chief, Breast Surgery, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

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Margaret M. Duggan, MD, FACS

Margaret M. Duggan, MD, FACS

Breast Surgeon

Chief Medical Officer, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

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Olga Kantor, MD

Olga Kantor, MD

Breast Surgeon

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Alison Laws, MD

Alison Laws, MD

Breast Surgeon

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Christina Minami, MD, MS

Christina Minami, MD, MS

Breast Surgeon

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Elizabeth Ann Mittendorf, MD, PhD

Breast Surgeon

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Faina Nakhlis, MD, FACS

Faina Nakhlis, MD, FACS

Breast Surgeon

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Suniti N. Nimbkar, MD, FACS

Suniti N. Nimbkar, MD, FACS

Breast Surgeon

Medical Director, Breast Care Center, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in clinical affiliation with South Shore Hospital

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Esther Rhei, MD, FACS

Esther Rhei, MD, FACS

Breast Surgeon

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Anna Weiss, MD

Anna Weiss, MD

Breast Surgeon

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Nurse Practitioners

Mary Knust-Graichen, NP
Mary focuses on benign breast conditions and risk evaluation in the B-PREP program at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Jean Landry, NP
Jean works with breast cancer patients evaluated at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.

Olivia Donnelly, NP
Olivia works with patients and surgeons at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center.

Physician Assistants

Katie Anderson, PA-C, Bryan Danilchuk, PA-C, MaryBeth Hans, PA-C, Jenna Macone, PA-C, Katie McLean, PA-C, Lara Novak, PA-C 

Katie A., Bryan, Jenna, Katie M., and Lara work closely with surgeons in both the clinic and the operating room to ensure seamless care. MaryBeth works with patients in the Brigham and Women’s Comprehensive Breast Health Center and in the B-PREP program. 

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