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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, Breast Surgery, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center
Chief, Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Vice Chair for Multidisciplinary Oncology, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Anne E. Dyson Professor of Surgery in the Field of Women's Cancers, Harvard Medical School

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Photo of Elizabeth Ann Mittendorf, MD, PhD

Elizabeth Ann Mittendorf, MD, PhD

Breast Surgery Leadership

Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
Rob and Karen Hale Distinguished Chair in Surgical Oncology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Co-leader, Breast Program, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

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Thanh U. Barbie, MD

Thanh U. Barbie, MD

Breast Surgeon

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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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Olga Kantor, MD

Olga Kantor, MD

Breast Surgeon

Associate Program Director, Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program

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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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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

Director of Research, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center in affiliation with South Shore Hospital

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Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center

  • Olivia Donnelly, NP
  • Caroline Dudman, NP

Olivia and Caroline work with patients and surgeons at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (primarily at the Chestnut Hill location). Caroline is also the lead NP for the DCIS program.

  • Katie Anderson, PA-C, Chief Physician Assistant, Division of Breast Surgery
  • Camille Borland, PA-C
  • Bryan Danilchuk, PA-C
  • Jordan Gittzus, PA-C
  • Jenna Dobbins, PA-C
  • Katie McLean, PA-C, Lead Physician Assistant, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital Clinical Operations, Breast Surgery
  • Lara Novak, PA-C, Senior Physician Assistant, Education, Division of Breast Surgery

The Physician Assistant team works closely with surgeons in both the clinic and the operating room to ensure seamless care.

Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the B-PREP Program

  • Mary Knust-Graichen, NP
  • MaryBeth Hans, PA-C, Co-Director, B-PREP Program
  • Susan Tsai, PA-C

Mary, MaryBeth and Susan focus on the evaluation and diagnosis of benign and malignant breast disease in the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Mary and MaryBeth are also active members of the B-PREP care team.

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