Breast Care Team
Pictured: 1st row (left to right): Carolyn Tessler, RN; Bernie Wheeler; William Campbell, MD; Heather Klepacz, MD; Molly Lund, Jenelle Bowens; Jack Jensen. Back row (left to right): Julie Cusick, Michael Scott, Herman Watson, MD; Vikram Zadoo, MD; David Shaeffer, MD; Stephanie Graff, MD; Rex Joyce, MD; Craig Elson, MD; Neil Bhargava, MD. Breast Center team members not pictured: Michael Farber, MD, Thomas Franey, MD, Muzaffar Iqbal, MD, Jay Robinow, MD, Nora Royer, MD, John Sheldon, MD, Jaswinder Singh, MD, William Stephenson, MD.
Multidisciplinary Team Care
Our team approach to breast care means you get the expertise of multiple specialists consulting on your individual case to determine the most effective treatment options. Our multidisciplinary team includes:
- Medical Oncologists with fellowship-trained breast specialist
- Radiation Oncologists
- Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons
- Breast Care Navigator
- Genetic Counselor
- Lymphedema Specialist
- Survivorship Coordinator
Multidisciplinary Breast Case Conference
Twice a month our team of specialists come together to review specific patient cases at the multidisciplinary breast case conference. Your primary care physician is welcomed to present your case and review with our team the best possible treatment course.
Breast Care Navigator
In integral part of our team is our Breast Care Navigator. She works with you to help coordinate your healthcare experience and assure the right steps are taken at the right time. From your initial mammogram with the Breast Center at Midwest Cancer Care, Research Medical Center, the breast care navigator confirms you have your results and if follow-up care is needed, she will be there to personally guide you through the appointment process.