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Breast Surgery

All of our board-certified breast surgeons provide compassionate, individualized and high-quality surgical care for breast cancer and other breast conditions. Dr. Valerie Staradub, Director of Danbury Hospital’s Breast Cancer program, is the only fellowship-trained breast surgeon in Danbury.

We treat the full range of breast-related problems, including:    

  • Breast pain
  • Breast lumps
  • Nipple discharge
  • Breast cysts
  • Breast cancer
  • Abnormal breast imaging (abnormal mammogram)
  • High-risk factors for breast cancer

Our doctors are skilled in various minimally invasive procedures, including core biopsies and image-guided procedures. Our services include:

  • Breast biopsy: Removal of a small tissue sample to be tested for the presence of abnormal cell
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy, to see if cancer has spread and, if so, how far
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy, including skin-sparing technique.
  • Reconstruction