Dr. Keren Braithwaite, breast care specialist, joins Southcoast Health Breast Center

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — Southcoast Health announced today that Keren Braithwaite, DO, breast surgeon, has joined the Southcoast Health Breast Center as a member of the Southcoast Physicians Group.

Dr. Braithwaite received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medical Degree from Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Fla. She completed a general surgery residency at Staten Island University Hospital on Staten Island, N.Y., followed by a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fla.

Dr. Braithwaite is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She is board certified in general surgery, and fluent in Spanish.

In her new role at the Southcoast Health Breast Center, Dr. Braithwaite will work alongside Maureen Chung, MD, PhD, Medical Director of the Breast Program.

The Southcoast Health Breast Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for our achieving the highest standards of patient care. The comprehensive, multidisciplinary program is designed to help guide patients that receive a breast abnormality. The multidisciplinary team includes surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, pathologists and breast care navigators. They meet regularly to review each case and recommend the appropriate course of treatment. With advanced technology and experience, the Center offers a streamlined approach to diagnosis, providing timely and accurate services.

The Southcoast Health Breast Center has two locations — Dartmouth and Fall River. To learn more about the Southcoast Health Breast Center, visit www.southcoast.org/breastcenter or call 855-749-3349.