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Breast Care Center


Our Experts

Our expert team of physicians, nurses, radiologists and other specially trained staff members carefully coordinate your care from the first consultation through testing and surgical procedures—all in the comfortable, supportive environment of Albany Med’s South Clinical Campus.

Our experts and their areas of expertise include:

Breast Imaging Radiologists

Christine Cooley, MD Breast imaging
William Hendrick, MD Breast imaging
Maurice Marchand, MD Breast imaging
Catherine Wells, MD, PhD Breast imaging
Beth Whiteside, MD
Breast imaging
Breast care

Breast Surgeons

Todd Beyer, MD General surgery
Breast surgery
Endocrine surgery
Valerie Brutus, MD General surgery
Breast surgery
Benign and malignant tumors
Skin and nipple sparing mastectomies
Muhammad Abu Hena, MD
General surgery
Breast surgery
Surgical oncology
Donna Pietrocola, MD Breast care
Breast surgery
Surgical oncology

Breast Reconstructive Surgeons

Richard Agag, MD Breast reconstruction
Ashit Patel, MD Breast reconstruction
Kristin Rezak, MD Breast reconstruction
Malcolm Roth, MD
Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
Breast reconstruction

Certified Breast Health Nurse Navigator

Barbara Smith, BSN, RN Breast health
Breast care