Top Doctors 2015: Breast cancer (surgical)

By Seattle Mag

June 30, 2015

This article originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of Seattle Magazine.

Claire Buchanan, M.D., nipple-sparing mastectomies, sentinel node biopsy, prophylactic mastectomies; Swedish Cancer Institute, True Family Women’s Cancer Center, 1221 Madison St., Suite 600, Seattle, 206.215.6400; Swedish Medical Center; University of Chicago, 1998


Kristine Calhoun, M.D., breast cancer surgery (lumpectomy, mastectomy, axillary sentinel node biopsy), diagnostic surgery for benign breast disease, prophylactic surgery for high-risk patients; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.2166; UW Medical Center; University of Washington, 1992


Richard Clarfeld, M.D., breast cancer clinical trials, breast cancer prevention, participation in National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project protocols/clinical research; Overlake Medical Clinics Breast Surgery, 1135 116th Ave. NE, Suite 180, Bellevue, 425.688.0212; Overlake Hospital Medical Center; University of Illinois, 1974


Sara H. Javid, M.D., Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 206.288.7222; UW Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Harvard University, 1999


F. Ames Smith, M.D., nipple-sparing mastectomy, lumpectomy, sentinel lymph node biopsy; The Polyclinic, Madison Center, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4495; Swedish Medical Center; University of Texas, 1984


Debra G. Wechter, M.D., director, Breast Cancer Team; Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6633; Virginia Mason; University of California, Davis, 1980