G. Frazier, MD, FACS, is Medical Director of the Barbara Brodsky
Comprehensive Breast Center. In this role, Dr. Frazier direct all
clinical activities for the Center and provides leadership for
programming initiatives. Dr. Frazier is board certified by the American
Board of Surgery and also serves as program director for the Breast
Surgery Fellowship Program.
Dr. Frazier has a distinguished career in surgical oncology,
performing groundbreaking work in the battle against breast cancer. His
accomplishments include the first immediate breast reconstruction in the
Philadelphia region, allowing women undergoing mastectomy to maintain a
natural appearance of the breast. Dr. Frazier has also helped to pioneer
several innovative biopsy techniques including sentinel node mapping,
reducing the need for more extensive surgery, and ductal lavage and
ductoscopy for early detection.
Dr. Frazier is actively involved in clinical research to advance the
treatment of women with breast cancer. He serves as a principal
investigator to the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
and has been a top contributor to several landmark research studies,
including the use of Tamoxifen as well as a study that compared
lumpectomy and radiation to conventional mastectomy.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and of
the Hospital's residency program, Dr. Frazier completed a fellowship in
Surgical Oncology at The University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer
Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the
Philadelphia Academy of Surgery and is a member of numerous societies
including the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of
Breast Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Disease. He is
currently president of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery. He is
published and lectured extensively on breast cancer and has been
recognized both locally and nationally for his contributions to the
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