David N. Anderson, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
Department: Surgery

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Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
10th Floor South Extension
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-1696
Fax: 215-615-0555
BS (Biology)
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 2003.
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

David N. Anderson MD is a board-certified and fellowship trained breast surgical oncologist whose practice is dedicated to the treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and sees patients at the Rena Rowan Breast Center in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. He performs all aspects of breast surgery, including breast conservation (lumpectomy), mastectomy, nipple-sparing mastectomy, and axillary lymph node procedures. He works closely with radiologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and plastic surgeons to deliver the highest-quality breast care.

Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Anderson received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency in General Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. During residency, he completed a research fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He then went on to finish a clinical fellowship in breast surgical oncology also at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center where he developed expertise in all aspects of breast surgery.

Selected Publications

Anderson D, Sacchini V: Staging and workup of the noninvasive breast cancer. The Outpatient Breast Clinic: Aiming at Best Practice. Pluchinotta AM (eds.). New York: Springer, Page: 277-292, 2015 Notes: Chap. 12.

Anderson D, Sakr RA, Patil S, Stempel M, Morrow M. : Do Close or Positive Mastectomy Margins Mandate the Use of Radiotherapy?(Poster Presentation). American Society of Breast Surgeons 2015.

Anderson D, Yu G, Reddy V. : Junior Medical League: Addressing the Minority Health Care Disparity.(Poster Presentation). Annual Convention of the American Medical Student Association 2005.

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Last updated: 07/11/2018
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