Anees Chagpar, MD, MSc, MA, MPH, FRCS(C), FACS

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine
Director, The Breast Center at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
Dr. Anees Chagpar is the Director of the Breast Center- Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine. Born and raised in Canada, she completed her BSc and MD at the University of Alberta and her general surgery residency training and MSc at the University of Saskatchewan. She went on to complete the Susan G. Komen Interdisciplinary Breast Fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, an MPH at Harvard School of Public Health and an MA in Bioethics and Medical Humanities at the University of Louisville. She has taken on leadership positions in a myriad of professional organizations, and her clinical practice and research interests are dedicated solely to breast cancer. She participates in investigator-initiated and cooperative group clinical trials, and holds an R21 grant for clinical prediction rule development for non-sentinel node metastases in women with sentinel node positive breast cancer.

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