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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Breast Surgeon (Overview)

Generally speaking, a breast surgeon is usually a general surgeon who concentrates his/her practice performing breast surgery. He/she may have additional fellowship training and/or specialized training in oncologic surgery.


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Breast surgeon tomorrow?

Breast surgeon tomorrow?

Please clarify.: I am a breast surgeon and poised and ready to answer a question about my specialty. Do you have a specific question? ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Breast Surgeon (Overview)

Generally speaking, a breast surgeon is usually a general surgeon who concentrates his/her practice performing breast surgery. He/she may have additional fellowship training and/or specialized training in oncologic surgery.


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What is a breast surgeon?

What is a breast surgeon?

Operate in breast. : A surgeon that specializes in surgery of the breast. Usually cancer. www.drlugo.com. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Do a breast self exam after your period ends
monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
daily
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
once
Observe skin around nipples
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What is a breast surgeon salary?

What is a breast surgeon salary?

Depends: Salaries range depends on you specialty years of training, whether you accept insurance if you do then your salary usually is based on productivy as well as results referral basis is important as well good luck a lot of information out there. ...Read more

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What is the salary for a breast surgeon?

Varies: Usually about the same as a general surgeon but may be less if the doc is exclusively a breast surgeon (but those folks do not usually do emergencies, work nights, weekends.. So it may be a fair trade-off.) a lot less than neurosurgeons, orthopedists and cardiologists. ...Read more

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What are the requirements to be breast surgeon?

What are the requirements to be breast surgeon?

Residency : College 4 years, med school 4 years, residency 5 years. Then you can be a breast surgeon. Some people do a fellowship for an extra year but not necessary. www.drlugo.com. ...Read more

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Is there extra training to be a breast surgeon?

Well......: All breast surgeons are trained general surgeons who have completed additional training in breast diseases. Many general surgeons perform good breast surgery and keep up with the new breast surgery techniques. They are usually active members of the american society of breast surgeons. Many breast surgeons do a 1-2 year fellowship training in breast surgery, but this is not a requirement. ...Read more

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What are the requirements to be a breast surgeon?

What are the requirements to be a breast surgeon?

Surgery Residency: Breast cancer surgery is typically performed by general surgeons following completion of a 5-yr residency. Fellowships are currently available in breast surgery follwing these 5 yrs. Aesthetic breast surgery is performed by plastic surgeons who have completed fellowships in this specialty. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: breast surgeon?

What is the definition or description of: breast surgeon?

Breast Surgeon?: Generally speaking, a breast surgeon is usually a general surgeon who concentrates his/her practice performing breast surgery. He/she may have additional fellowship training and/or specialized training in oncologic surgery. ...Read more

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How does my breast surgeon know about breasts--experience or training?

Both: I would recommend you ask your surgeon. Most surgeons are general surgeons who have a interest in breast disease and have educated themselves or taken courses. More recently, breast fellowships have been created which is a formal educational training program where one works closely with a breast surgeon for 1-2 years. Find a person who not only provides good care but also educates you. ...Read more

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Where can I find a good breast surgeon in the dallas fort worth texas?

Dr. Ed Clifford: Dr. Ed clifford is the best breast surgeon i know in the dfw area. He is amazing and i refer 100% of my patients with breast issues to him. http://www.surgicalgroupnt.com/ tell him a healthtap doctor recommended him. ...Read more

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Breast surgeon befor biopsy?

Either way: Eiyher way would be fine. www.drlugo.com.

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Is a breast surgeon just a general surgeon?

No: Typically a "breast surgeon" will be one of three things. 1) a surgical oncologist who has completed a general surgery (gs) residency and a two year fellowship, 2) a surgeon who has completed a gs residency and a 1 year breast fellowship, or 3) a gs with extensive breast surgery experience but no fellowship. Like anything else, additional training and experience is linked to better outcomes. ...Read more

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Do I have to see breast surgeon before getting biopsy?

Depends.: Depends on local custom and how the physician practices are set up. In many areas you can have certain types of biopsies by the radiologists or primary doctors without seeing a breast surgeon. For example, gyns here can do fine needle aspirations, and radiologists can do stereotactic or ultrasound guided biopsies with an order from the gyn. Excisional biopsy is usually done in our area by surgeon. ...Read more

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Is dr ted eisenberg of philadelphia, pa a good breast surgeon?

Not the right place: If you want to find the right breast surgeon, for your family member's care, you have to make some personal enquireies about any surgeon like the following. 1) some one you know treated by that surgeon, is the best reference. 2) your family physician whom you trust, will advise you. 3) qualifications like board certified , had teaching experence etc 4) finally should consult , and decide ...Read more

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Could my breast surgeon lower one breast that he admitted to placing too high in his office & without using anesthesia?

Local: It could be very uncomfortable. He could use a lot of local anesthetic with some sedation possibly but it still would not be pleasant. It would be more ideal to have anesthesia involved. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Breast Surgery (Definition)

Breast surgery is any surgery performed on the breast. This can be done by a breast surgeon who provides diagnosis and treatment or a plastic surgeon who performs ...Read more