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Breast Cancer Surgery

For breast cancer consultations: (813) 974-9220

The USF Health Breast Surgery program provides a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to benign and malignant diseases of the breast.

Our team of expert surgeons provides the most up-to-date, specialized, and targeted treatment for patients with breast cancer, specializing in early and locally advanced breast cancer, as well as cancer associated with pregnancy and menopause. Treatments include minimally invasive surgical procedures, pre-surgical or post-surgical chemotherapy hormonal therapy, radiation therapy, and sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection. USF Health surgeons specializing in breast surgery collaborate closely with other specialists, including pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and plastic surgeons.

Patients have the opportunity to work with our breast surgeons and plastic surgeons to discuss treatment and reconstructive options.

Throughout your care, our breast surgeons are first and foremost dedicated to fully and compassionately educating patients throughout the evaluation process so they can make informed decisions about their care. 

Breast Care and Surgery services:

  •  Biopsies Lymph Node surgery 
  •  Lumpectomy (removal of breast mass)
  •  Breast abscess, incision and drainage 
  •  Breast-conserving surgery 
  •  Nipple-sparing procedures 
  •  Mastectomy 
  •  Sentinel node tracer ID and surgery 
  •  Radioactive seed localization

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Dr. Abby Beard, new USF Health breast surgeon shares that the location for breast health services has moved to the Byrd Institute as of November 1, 2018.