Published : Sunday, April 21, 2019 | 4:56 AM
Huntington Hospital has announced that Amy Polverini, MD, has been named director of breast surgery at Huntington Cancer Center. In this role, Dr. Polverini will be responsible for medical oversight and advancement of the breast surgery program at Huntington Cancer Center.
Dr. Polverini was first introduced to Huntington Hospital as a volunteer in high school. While at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, she was the recipient of multiple honors and awards including a scholarship from the Department of Biology Bioethics and Science Research Fellowship at USC Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Polverini went on to receive her medical doctorate from Keck School of Medicine, which included a surgery rotation at Huntington Hospital. She completed a general surgery residency at Harbor UCLA, and training in breast surgical oncology at City of Hope
“I’m so happy to have joined Huntington Hospital as the director of breast surgery,” said Dr. Polverini. “I truly believe that patients in our program have access to something special: world-class facilities and a superb, multidisciplinary care team, a breadth of support services that can’t be matched by larger hospitals in the area, and a sense of community.”
Dr. Polverini is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and has additional training as a physician consultant in wound care. She is actively involved in breast cancer clinical research.
At the Huntington Cancer Center, we are your partner for every step of breast cancer. We are renowned for our breast cancer expertise and we invite you to learn about our excellent physicians, treatments and integrative oncology. We are also known for our extensive support services, ranging from support groups and an appearance center to integrative oncology offerings that incorporate complementary medicine and techniques.
For more information, please visit: www.huntingtonhospital.org/cancercenter