Michelle C Specht, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Surgery, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Visiting Surgeon
Surgical Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Cornell University 1996
breast neoplasms; carcinoma, ductal, breast; carcinoma, intraductal, noninfiltrating; carcinoma, lobular; lymph nodes; lymphedema; mastectomy; mastectomy, segmental; nomograms; sentinel lymph node biopsy

Dr. Michelle Specht is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Cornell University Medical College. She completed her surgical training at New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center. She spent two years during her surgical training as a research fellow. Following her residency, Dr. Specht completed a fellowship in Breast Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Since 2004, Dr. Specht has been on staff at Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton Wellesley Hospital and on the faculty of Harvard Medical School.

Dr.Specht's interests are focused on optimizing surgical treatment of breast cancer. She is particularly interested in patient's who must undergo multiple surgeries to complete treatment for their breast cancer. She is actively involved in evaluating new techniques to help minimize multiple operations for the treatment of breast cancer.

Publications Clinical Profile

Yawkey Center Outpatient Care
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