BMC's has a team approach to breast health care

Belkin Breast Health Center

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Our Team

Surgical Providers 
Medical Providers 
Patient Navigators 
Breast Imagers  

Surgical Providers

Maureen Kavanah, MD 
Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Attending Surgeon, Boston Medical Center
Clinical Interests: Breast health; surgical oncology

Jane Mendez, MD 
Associate Professor of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
Attending Surgeon, Boston Medical Center
Clinical Interests: Breast health; surgical oncology

Cheri Cavanaugh, BS Ed, ASN, MM 
Nurse Practice Manager, Boston Medical Center
Clinical Interests: Breast cancer

Noreen O’Shea, RN, BSN, CBCN 
Nurse, Section of Surgical Oncology, Boston Medical Center
Clinical Interests: Breast health; preoperative and postoperative teaching; post mastectomy exercise; surgical oncology

Medical Providers

Tracy Battaglia, MD, MPH 
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Women’s Health Unit, Section of General Internal Medicine
Director, Avon Breast Health Initiative, Boston Medical Center
Clinical Interests: Cancer control and prevention; health disparities; internal medicine; women’s health

Chava Chapman, MB BCh, MPH 
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Director, Care Coordination Program (CCP) (Program to assist uninsured and underinsured women ages 40-64 obtain screening and preventive services for breast, cervical, and colon cancer)
Clinical Interests: Breast disease; internal medicine; primary care; women’s health

Khelda Jabbar, MD, MPH 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Navigator Supervisor, Avon Breast Health Initiative, Boston Medical Center
Clinical Interests: Breast disease; mental health in man-made disasters

Azadeh Nasseh, MD, MSc 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Breast cancer in the high-risk patient; women’s health

Julia Matthews, NP, MPH 
Clinical Instructor, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Refugee health; women’s health

Patient Navigators

Jennifer Cedor, MS 
Patient Navigator, Avon Breast Health Initiative, Boston Medical Center

Wanda Turner, BS 
Senior Patient Navigator, Avon Breast Health Initiative, Boston Medical Center

Breast Imagers 

Neely Hines, MD 
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Chief of Breast Imaging, Boston Medical Center

B. Nicolas Bloch, MD 
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Breast and prostate; biomarkers and MRI imaging; image-guided interventions

Jeffrey Brooks, MD 
Instructor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Breast imaging; resident and medical student education

Kitt Shaffer, MD, PhD  
Vice-Chair for Education, Department of Radiology
Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Anatomy education; information technology in education 

Dianne Georgian-Smith, MD, FACR, FSBI
Adjunct Associate Professor of Radiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests: Breast ultrasound; high risk lesions

Holly Frank, RT (R) (M) 
Manager of Breast Imaging, Boston Medical Center



 

Appointments

Call: 617.638.2778
Fax: 617.638.7953


Boston Medical Center
Belkin Breast Health Center
Moakley Building
1st Floor, Suite 1200
830 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118


Breast Imaging-Mammography

Call: 617.414.9729
Press 1 for Mammography


Refer a Patient

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Fax: 617.638.7953


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