- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Surgery
American Board of Surgery
MD, East Tennessee State University
Residency, Surgery (Gen)
Medical College of Georgia
Fellowship, Surgery Oncology
University of Chicago
- I am a fellowship trained surgical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of patients with breast cancer and other breast disease. I am board certified in general surgery and am a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. I am trained as a surgeon‐scientist and have significant experience in the study of tumor biology, cell signaling, and laboratory development of novel targeted therapies.
My interests include neoadjuvant and targeted therapy for breast cancer, hereditary breast cancer, chemoprevention, male breast cancer, DCIS, and innovative imaging modalities for breast cancer screening and diagnosis. I also have expertise in management of patients at high risk for breast cancer through specialized screening protocols and risk reducing therapy.
My research interests include advancing the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer through surgery, imaging, radiation, and chemotherapy.
I am a member of several professional organizations including the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group.
Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.
Dr. Schmidt did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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