Breast Surgical Oncology Faculty

V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD, MSHCT
Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., MD Distinguished Chair in General Surgery

Vice-Chair for Administration,
Department of Surgery

Professor and Chief,
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery

Medical Director for
the UTMB Cancer Center

Adjunct Professor,
MD Anderson Cancer Center

    About V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD

    • Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

      PhD: Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas

      Residency: General Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

      MS: Masters of Health Health Care Transformation, University of Texas, Austin, Texas

      Fellowships: Clinical Oncology, University of Florida, Department of Surgery, American Cancer Society, Gainesville, Florida; Breast Diseases, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

    • Clinical Interests: Prevention of lymphedema using Axillary Reverse Mapping (ARM) technique, needleless breast surgery, minimally invasive breast surgery, treatment of breast cancer with radiofrequency ablation, diagnosis of breast cancer with tears, high-risk management, breast pain, chest wall pain after surgery