Regional Director of Breast Surgery; Northwest Region: Northwell Health

Westchester County, New York
Apr 18, 2017
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Regional Director of Breast Surgery; Northwest Region: Northwell Health

Northwell Health seeks an experienced, fellowship trained BC Breast Surgeon to serve as the Regional Director of Breast Surgery for our Northwest Region (Westchester County). This includes strategic clinical and administrative oversight of the established Breast Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital as well as an expanded partnership to integrate Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. We are seeking a dynamic leader in the field of Breast Surgery, with a passion for research and academics, to help grow the program in this critical area, while utilizing the expanding network of Northwell’s Cancer Centers. There is an ASC CoC-accredited comprehensive cancer center at Northern Westchester and one in development at Phelps.

 The Center at Northern Westchester is state-of-the-art with 3D tomographic mammography, US, and MRI with stereotactic, US- and MRI–guided biopsy capability, nurse navigators, genetics counseling, social work and integrative medicine specialists.  Breast imaging is supported by fellowship trained women’s imaging radiologists who are fully integrated with 3 fellowship trained breast surgeons. They perform seed and non-seed localization procedures, intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). There is a cancer health and wellness and survivorship program, and a monthly breast tumor board. There is also an oncologist breast surgery fellowship here, with one fellow per year.


  • Serve as the Medical Director of the Northern Westchester Hospital Breast Institute, an NAPBC, CoC and Joint Commission-accredited center, and satellite programs
  • Advise the Senior Vice President of the Breast Surgery Service Line on the expansion and enhancement of services in the Northwest Region.
  • Assist the Senior Vice President of the Surgical Service Line with ensuring timely access to services in the Northwest Region.
  • Serves as a member of the leadership team within the Surgical Service Line with a focus upon program and business development activity in the Northwest Region.
  • Increase visibility locally of Northwell Health Physician Partners within Breast Surgery

This role will involve about 60% clinical work, and 40% administrative/program development.

For further information please contact Kirsten Wieckhorst at