Dr. Deanna J. Attai is a board-certified surgeon practicing in Southern California. A native of New York, she was educated at Vassar College and then received her medical degree with honors from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington DC. After completing her surgical training at Georgetown University Hospital in 1995, she was in practice in Northern Virginia for almost 5 years; she relocated to Southern California in 1999. Since 2004, Dr. Attai has focused her career exclusively on the care of patients with benign and malignant breast conditions. Areas of focus include minimally-invasive breast biopsy, cryoablation for benign and malignant breast tumors, and accelerated partial breast irradiation.
Dr. Attai is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She is the Chair of the Communications Committee for the ASBrS, and is also a member of the ASBrS Board of Directors. She is certified by the American Society of Breast Surgeons for the performance of breast ultrasound, and is an ultrasound instructor for the American College of Surgeons. Her private practice, The Center For Breast Care, Inc, is accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. She is a supporter of community events and is on the Board of Advisors for Circle of Hope Inc, a local non-profit organization that provides financial and other support for patients undergoing breast cancer treatment in the Santa Clarita Valley.
She is an often-quoted expert for local and national television and on-line media regarding to women’s health and breast disease diagnosis and treatment.