Lisa Newman, M.D., an internationally renowned breast surgeon and researcher, was appointed chief of the Section of Breast Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, effective Aug. 20, 2018. At the NewYork-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center, Dr. Newman will lead multidisciplinary breast oncology programs and provide the finest, most compassionate care to women and men affected by breast cancer.

In her new role, Dr. Newman will lead a team of breast surgeons that uses state-of-the-art screening and imaging technologies, innovative surgical and reconstruction techniques, and radiation therapies to provide patients with comprehensive breast cancer care. As chief of the Breast Surgical Oncology Program, she will also extend this multidisciplinary approach—which is tailored to patients’ specific needs and personal preferences—to NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. In addition, Dr. Newman will seek to expand research efforts of the Section of Breast Surgery—housed within the Department of Surgery—and will foster the mentorship and training of the next generation of breast surgeons. She will also broaden regional as well as international breast health outreach and education through global cancer initiatives.

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