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Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Dr. Brian Czerniecki
Dr. Czerniecki
Dr. Carla Fisher
Dr. Fisher
Dr. Douglas Fraker
Dr. Fraker
Dr.Giorgos Karakousis
Dr. Karakousis
Dr. Robert Roses
Dr. Roses
Dr. Dahlia Sataloff
Dr. Sataloff
Dr. Julia Tchou
Dr. Tchou
Dr. Stacy Ugras
Dr. Ugras

Axillary Lymph Node Dissection involves the removal of the majority of lymph nodes from under the arm (axilla). This is often performed for tumors of the breast or melanoma. Surgery is performed on the same side of the body as the original tumor. This procedure requires an overnight stay in the hospital.

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

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

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

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