The Comprehensive Breast Center at Bryn Mawr Hospital would like to introduce you to our panel of experts. Members of the panel were selected based on their expertise in breast health and are board certified in either Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology or Radiology. They are dedicated to working together as a team to integrate all these perspectives in explaining patient options. The Breast Care Coordinator serves as a liaison to arrange consultations with these breast specialists.
Heidi Kolberg, MD, is an active member of the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and has a special interest in breast cancer. She brings over 15 years of radiology experience to the Center. Dr. Kolberg plays an important role in your overall health care with her primary focus on breast imaging. She supplies your doctor with the information needed to provide the appropriate treatment based on the results of your breast imaging exam.
Emma L. Simpson, MD, is chief of Radiology at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology and board member of the Radiology Associates of the Main Line. Dr. Simpson has lectured on the impact of new technology on diagnosis and treatment options. She has a special interest in women's health.
John Stassi, MD, oversees all radiology services for the Center including mammography, breast MRI and ultrasound-guided and stereotactic breast biopsies. As a breast imaging specialist, Dr. Stassi's particular expertise is performing minimally-invasive breast biopsies as an alternative to conventional surgical biopsy. Dr. Stassi incorporates advanced diagnostic tools, including computer-aided detection, to accurately detect breast cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage and to help guide treatment planning.
Steven C. Cohen, MD, is chief of the division of Hematology/Medical Oncology for Main Line Health. He was the president of the medical staff at Bryn Mawr Hospital, and has been the head of the Cancer Committee and Director of the Tumor Board at Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and completed his Hematology/Oncology training at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Dr. Cohen is a key member of the Community Clinical Oncology Program. He has over 20 years of experience in the medical treatment of cancer.
John G. Devlin, MD, is the division chief of Hematology-Oncology on the Bryn Mawr Hospital campus. He is a very active member of the Main Line Health Community Clinical Oncology Program and the Bryn Mawr Hospital Cancer Committee, and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications dealing with cancer and cancer treatment. He graduated from the Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple University Hospital Hematology/Oncology program in 2004. Dr. Devlin currently serves on Bryn Mawr Hospital's Institutional Review Board, Medical Operations Committee, and Ethics Committee, and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the American Medical Association, and Sigma Xi, a national research organization.
Tracy S. d'Entremont, MD, is an active member of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Main Line Health. She is a very involved member of the Main Line Health Clinical Oncology Program, and the Bryn Mawr Hospital Cancer Committee. She has authored many peer-reviewed publications on topics including breast and GI malignancies. She completed her Hematology/Oncology training at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2000. Dr. d'Entremont currently serves on Main Line Health's and Bryn Mawr Hospital's Bioethics Committees and is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the American Medical Association, and Alpha Omega Alpha, a national medical honor society.
Sameer Gupta, MD, MPH is an active member of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Main Line Health. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Dr. Gupta is a graduate of Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple University, and has co-authored many articles on cancer biology and cancer therapies. He is a member of the Main Line Health Community Clinical Oncology Program and the Tumor Board at the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center. He is actively involved in clinical trials, and was a selected participant of the ASCO/AACR Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop. He is actively engaged in teaching of Residents and Fellows at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Sandra F. Schnall, MD, is an active member of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Main Line Health. She is the head of Cancer Committee and Director of the Tumor Board at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She completed her Hematology/Oncology training at Yale University School of Medicine. She is a member of the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Schnall has co-authored articles on breast cancer and cancer therapies
John D. Sprandio, MD, is an active member of the Division of Hematology/Oncology. He is a member of the American Federation of Clinical Research Associates and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Sprandio has lectured on medical oncology and breast cancer and been the primary investigator to two research trials involving metastatic breast cancer.
Ronald A. Lohner, MD, FACS, is an active member of the Division of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lohner is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and holds membership in multiple regional and national surgical societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. His special interest is breast reconstruction.
R. Barrett Noone, MD, is chief of the division of Plastic Surgery for Main Line Health. He has regularly been listed in Philadelphia Magazine's "Top Doctors" issue and is listed in Best Doctors in America. He was a pioneer in the concept and techniques of breast reconstruction at the time of mastectomy. He is also the Executive Director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Roslyn C. Souser, MD, FACS, FACA, is an active member of the Division of Plastic Surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She is a frequent lecturer on the reconstruction of the breast following mastectomy.
Chris D. Tzarnas, MD, FACS, is an active member of the Division of Plastic Surgery. He has been an invited lecturer on post-mastectomy reconstruction and his research is published regularly in the Plastic & Reconstruction Surgery Journal. Dr. Tzarnas is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is an editor of the journal, Current Surgery.
Daniel B. Westawski, MD, is an active member of the Division of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He has a special interest in breast reconstruction.
Erik D. Assarsson, MD, is an active member of the Division of Radiation Oncology. He has particular interest in employing the latest advances in radiation therapy in treating breast cancer, including IMRT and high dose rate brachytherapy for breast cancer control.
Richard J. Carella, MD, Main Line Health Chief of Radiation Oncology, brings a distinguished background in the use of advanced technology to treat cancer. Dr. Carella was the first Main Line Health radiation oncologist to use IMRT for breast cancer which targets tumors more precisely, and also performs partial breast irradiation as an alternative treatment.
Linna Li, MD, offers compassionate care in the Division of Radiation Oncology. She has a special interest in fighting breast cancer and utilizing cutting edge radiation technology to protect the heart and the lungs. Dr. Li has lectured and co-authored research articles on novel breast cancer radiation techniques. She holds multiple medical society memberships and has served on the Education Committee and Physics Committee of the American Society for Radiation Oncology. She is actively involved in clinical trials and the Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP).
Thomas G. Frazier, MD, FACS, directs all clinical activities for the Center and provides leadership for programming initiatives. 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. Dr. Frazier has also helped to pioneer several innovative biopsy techniques including sentinel node mapping and ductal lavage and ductoscopy for early detection. He also serves as program director for the Breast Surgery Fellowship Program.
David Rose, MD, FACS, provides the Center's patients with over 20 years' experience in the surgical management of breast cancer. He is Chief of the Section of General Surgery at Bryn Mawr Hospital, is a member of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been named one of the "Top Doctors" in Philadelphia according to Philadelphia according to Philadelphia Magazine.
Andrea V. Barrio, MD, FACS specializes in the surgical treatment of breast cancer and offers expert care for benign breast issues. She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgery, the Society of Surgical Oncology and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast Project (NSABP). Dr. Barrio brings an enthusiasm for teaching, as well as compassionate patient care. She also serves as the Associate Program Director for the Breast Fellowship Program.
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