The Rochester General Breast Center partners with the Lipson Cancer Center, a nationally-recognized cancer center, and the Department of Plastic Surgery at Rochester General Hospital to coordinate breast cancer treatment and cosmetic breast reconstruction services for our patients.
At the Rochester General Breast Center, our breast cancer patients are treated in a multidisciplinary approach by our team of experts. Under the direction of Medical Director, Lori Medeiros, MD, the Breast Center has three dedicated breast specialists and a clinical breast navigator who work along with our community private radiology partners including Rochester General Hospital Diagnostic Imaging, Rochester Radiology Associates (RRA), and The Elizabeth Wende Breast Care Clinic to provide state-of-the-art breast imaging services.
The Rochester General Breast Center is a Center of Excellence in cancer care. Our goals are to:
- Provide patient focused state-of-the-art comprehensive and coordinated multidisciplinary care in a compassionate and supportive environment
- Maintain excellence through supporting oncology clinical research
- Serve as a community resource for referring and treating physicians as well as patients and their families
Awards and Achievements
The Rochester General Breast Center is the first center in New York to be a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers™, a quality initiative of the National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc.
The Rochester General Mammography Department, as a part of the Rochester General Breast Center, is designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The Breast Center is also involved in Mastery of Breast Surgery - a national quality improvement initiative of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.