Breast Surgical Oncology Faculty

Klimberg, Suzanne
V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD, MSHCTCourtney 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