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Michael P. Osborne, MD, MSurg, FRCS, FACS
Attending Surgeon, Comprehensive Breast Center, Beth Israel Medical Center, Director, Strang Cancer Screening and Prevention Programs
Center, Institute, Program
Continuum Cancer Centers Of New York
Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast conserving surgery for breast cancer
Breast cancer diagnosis
Sentinel lymph node biopsy
Skin sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction (DIEP flap or implant)
Prophylactic mastectomy for women at high risk
Surgery relating to abnormal breast imaging (mammogram or sonogram)
Risk factors for breast cancer
Family history of breast cancer
Breast cancer genetics
Breat cancer prevention (risk reduction)
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Royal College of Surgeons of England, Certification in General Surgery, 1982
University of London, Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, 1970
Surgical Oncology, The Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research, London, England, 1977-1980
General Surgery, Charing Cross Hospital, London, England, 1970-1977
Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, 1980-1981
Research / Advances
Published largest series of patients with long-term follow up in the jounal Cancer(1984) Introduced breast conserving surgery,instead of mastectomy, in New York City (1984- 1991) Hormonal causes of breast cancer Bone marrow micometastases in women with breast cancer (long-term follow up study 1985 - present)
From the doctor
Dr. Osborne joined the staff of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where he was an Attending Surgeon on the Breast Service from 1981 – 1991 and Head of the Breast Cancer Research Laboratory.
From 1991-2007 he was a tenured Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Breast Service, and Attending Surgeon in the Department of Surgery at the New York Presbyterian Hospital / Cornell Medical Center and President of an affiliated institution, Strang Cancer Prevention Center.
In 2007 he was appointed Attending Surgeon at theAppel-Venet Comprehensive Breast Center at Beth Israel Medical Center. He also is currently Director of the Strang Cancer Screening and Prevention Program at Continuum Cancer Centers of New York and President of Strang Cancer Prevention Institute.
Dr. Osborne received his medical training at the University of London where he was awarded the Charing Cross Hospital Medical School Governor’s Gold Medal. He trained in surgery in medical centers in the United Kingdom including the Royal College of Surgeons, Charing Cross Hospital, St. James’ Hospital and The Brompton Hospital. In 1977 he was awarded the Raven Prize for research by the British Association of Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Osborne was on the surgical staff at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Honorary Lecturer at the Institute of Cancer Research in London prior to coming to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Osborne has lectured in the field of breast cancer all over the world, has published and presented over 300 papers, chapters and articles, edited or co-authored four books and is a fellow of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the American College of Surgeons.
From 1995-1997 he was President of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group and in 1998 elected to the American Surgical Association. Since 2008 he has been Secretary of the New York Surgical Society.
Dr. Osborne has been listed as one of the Best Doctors by New York Magazine since 1996, as one of America’s Top Doctors since 2003 and one of America’s Top Doctor’s for Cancer since 2005.
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