Dr. Alyssa Gillego is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology) and cares for patients at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Greenwich. Dr. Gillego received her medical degree from Far Eastern University in the Philippines, did her general surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Center, and then completed a Breast Surgery Fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Center.
In 2019, Dr. Gillego was nominated for the Greenwich Hospital Physician in Care Award, where she was an attending surgeon. Prior to joining Greenwich Hospital, Dr. Gillego practiced at Mt. Sinai Beth Israel and was an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Gillego performs breast biopsies, lumpectomies, mastectomies, and sentinel lymph node biopsies in addition to nipple-sparing mastectomy for cancer patients and women undergoing prophylactic surgery. Her goal is to provide the highest quality of care to all her patients using a multidisciplinary, individualized approach.