Individuals of all ages may experience breast problems, such as breast lumps, breast pain or tenderness, nipple discharge or inversion, and changes in the skin of the breast. Although discovering a breast problem may be frightening, most breast problems are not caused by breast cancer.
Summa Health’s team of breast providers are specially trained in medical conditions involving the breast. Using a multidisciplinary approach, our breast specialists work closely with general surgery, OB/GYN, oncology, radiation oncology and other specialties to deliver the best possible patient-centered care.
- Evaluation and management of breast masses, nipple discharge or breast changes
- Evaluation and review of abnormal breast imaging studies
- Surgical care for benign breast concerns
- High risk evaluation including Cancer Risk Assessments
- High Risk Clinic including high risk screening and preventive options, including prophylactic mastectomy
- On-site genetic testing for hereditary predisposition to breast cancer
- Management of high risk breast gene mutations
- Breast cancer surgical care including breast conservation surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsy, oncoplastic surgery and nipple sparing mastectomy
- Multidisciplinary care for patients diagnosed with breast cancer including survivorship after primary treatment
- Interdisciplinary care with dedicated breast radiologists on-site
- Evaluation and referral to on-site breast-specialized physical therapists for treatment of common postsurgical concerns, mobility and lymphedema
Our dedicated breast specialist team includes:
- Breast Surgeons
- Advance Practice Nurse Practitioners
- Nurse Navigators
Breast Cancer Screening
One of the most important steps in your breast health is to have regular breast cancer screenings. If you’re over 40, be sure to talk to your doctor about risk factors that determine how often you should have a screening mammogram.
Learn more about Breast Cancer