Chagpar, Anees B.

Section Chief

Associate Professor of Surgery (Oncology); Director, The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven; Program Director, Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship; Assistant Director, Diversity and Health Equity at Yale Cancer Center

Biography

Dr. Anees Chagpar graduated from the University of Alberta and completed her general surgery residency training and MSc at the University of Saskatchewan. She went on to complete the Susan G. Komen Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, an MPH at Harvard School of Public Health, and an MA in Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the University of Louisville. After her fellowship, she joined the University of Louisville, where she became the...

Dr. Anees Chagpar graduated from the University of Alberta and completed her general surgery residency training and MSc at the University of Saskatchewan. She went on to complete the Susan G. Komen Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, an MPH at Harvard School of Public Health, and an MA in Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the University of Louisville. After her fellowship, she joined the University of Louisville, where she became the Director of the Multidisciplinary Breast Program at the James Graham Cancer Center and rose through the ranks to become an Associate Professor with tenure. She has taken on leadership positions in various professional organizations, and her clinical practice and research interests are focused on breast cancer.

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Au, Alexander F.

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic); Director of the Breast Reconstruction Program

Biography

Dr. Au is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. He serves as the Director of the Yale Breast Reconstruction Program. His clinical interests are surgery of the breast, particularly reconstructive microsurgery, surgery of the head and neck, treatment of skin cancers and body contouring.

Dr. Au is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine. He serves as the Director of the Yale Breast Reconstruction Program. His clinical interests are surgery of the breast, particularly reconstructive microsurgery, surgery of the head and neck, treatment of skin cancers and body contouring.

He obtained his M.D. from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed his residency in plastic surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Following residency, Dr. Au performed a fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at the University of Pennsylvania.


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Horowitz, Nina Ruth

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Biography

Dr. Horowitz graduated from Columbia University and did her General Surgery residency at Yale University. One of the first women in her residency class, she went on to build and sustain a thriving practice in New Haven and joined the faculty at Yale in 2010 where she has focused solely on breast cancer. She has over 25 years of experience in surgery and is one...

Dr. Horowitz graduated from Columbia University and did her General Surgery residency at Yale University. One of the first women in her residency class, she went on to build and sustain a thriving practice in New Haven and joined the faculty at Yale in 2010 where she has focused solely on breast cancer. She has over 25 years of experience in surgery and is one of the most respected surgeons in the region.

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Killelea, Brigid

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Biography

Dr. Killelea earned a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University prior to graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She proceeded to do her General Surgery Residency at New York City’s St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center followed by a dual fellowship in breast surgical oncology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt / Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. Since agreeing to join the Yale faculty in 2009, her partnership with prominent domestic /...

Dr. Killelea earned a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University prior to graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She proceeded to do her General Surgery Residency at New York City’s St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center followed by a dual fellowship in breast surgical oncology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt / Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. Since agreeing to join the Yale faculty in 2009, her partnership with prominent domestic / international peers has earned her the reputation as a clinical innovator and leading voice within the breast surgery community.

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Kwei, Stephanie Lynn

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic)

Biography

Dr. Stephanie Kwei is a Board Certified plastic surgeon and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She completed her fellowship training at the Harvard Combined Plastic Surgery Program. She was an undergraduate at Yale University, completed her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and trained in general surgery at Tufts New England Medical Center. She was in practice for three years at North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA prior to joining Yale Plastic...

Dr. Stephanie Kwei is a Board Certified plastic surgeon and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She completed her fellowship training at the Harvard Combined Plastic Surgery Program. She was an undergraduate at Yale University, completed her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and trained in general surgery at Tufts New England Medical Center. She was in practice for three years at North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA prior to joining Yale Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Kwei specializes in surgery of the breast and body contouring after weight loss. She is committed to helping her patients reach their full potential for restoration and rejuvenation. She is dedicated to achieving optimal results and providing comprehensive and compassionate care.

Her research is focused on breast reconstruction.

Learn more about one of Yale Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery's Breast Reconstruction and Cosmetic surgeons.

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Lannin, Donald R

Professor of Surgery (Oncology)

Biography

Dr. Lannin graduated from the University of Minnesota where he also completed his General Surgery residency and went on to do a fellowship in oncology funded by the National Institutes of Health. He rose through the ranks to Professor of Surgery at East Carolina University and joined the faculty at Yale in 2002. With nearly 30 years of experience in surgery, he has been instrumental in building The Breast Center -- Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, serving as its Executive Director...

Dr. Lannin graduated from the University of Minnesota where he also completed his General Surgery residency and went on to do a fellowship in oncology funded by the National Institutes of Health. He rose through the ranks to Professor of Surgery at East Carolina University and joined the faculty at Yale in 2002. With nearly 30 years of experience in surgery, he has been instrumental in building The Breast Center -- Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, serving as its Executive Director from 2002 to 2010.

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