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Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Breast Biopsy
David Anderson, MD
Dr. Anderson
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S. Chang
Ron DeMatteo
L. De La Cruz
Dr. Robert Roses
Dr. Roses
Dr. Dahlia Sataloff
Dr. Sataloff
Dr. Julia Tchou
Dr. Tchou

Breast Biopsy is an outpatient procedure in which the surgeon removes tissue from the breast to get a diagnosis (to find out what it is). If the area for biopsy is a lump that can be felt, it is called an Excisional Breast Biopsy. If the area for biopsy cannot be felt but was picked up by mammogram, ultrasound or MRI, then on the morning of surgery, after your breast is numbed, a thin, flexible wire will be placed in the breast to guide the surgeon to know what to remove. This is called a Needle Localization Breast Biopsy.

Inpatient Facilities:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH)
Chester County Hospital

Office Visit Locations:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 4th Floor
Rena Rowan Breast Center, Abramson Cancer Center
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 3rd Floor
Chester County Hospitalm, Building D, Suite 503

Making an Office Visit Appointment:
215-615-5858 or 800-789-PENN

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