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Armando E. Giuliano, MD, FACS, FRCSEd
Executive Vice Chair of Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery
Associate Director, Surgical Oncology, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Co-Director, Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center - A Project of Women's Guild, Program Director
Linda and Jim Lippman Chair in Surgical Oncology
Program Director, Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship
Program Director, Breast Oncology Fellowship
Professor of Surgery
Armando E. Giuliano, MD, is Executive Vice Chair of Surgery for Surgical Oncology, Co-director of the Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center -A Project of Women's Guild and Associate Director for Surgical Oncology at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. Additionally he is the Linda and Jim Lippman Chair in Surgical Oncology and serves as Program Director for both the Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship and Breast Oncology Fellowship. He is a recognized authority in breast cancer, thyroid cancer, and parathyroid disease.
After graduating from Fordham University, Dr. Giuliano earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago. He trained in surgery at the University of California, San Francisco and surgical oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dr. Giuliano has served on the editorial boards of prestigious peer-reviewed journals, including the Annals of Surgical Oncology, Journal of the American College of Surgeons and Breast Cancer Online. A prolific researcher, he is the author of more than 450 scientific papers and has written book chapters and a textbook.
Dr. Giuliano has earned numerous teaching awards as well as the Hadassah Medical Organization Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Oncology, the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh ad hominem, the National Summit on Breast Cancer Outstanding Medical Advances in Breast Cancer Award and the Umberto Veronesi Award for international recognition of contributions to the field of breast cancer and the introduction of sentinel node biopsy for the treatment of breast cancer. In 2011, he was one of only three physicians to receive the national clinical Excellence Award from Castle Connolly. Recently he was awarded the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Clinical Research, their highest award for clinical research.
In addition to serving as Chairman of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Breast Organ Site Research Committee, Dr. Giuliano served as Chairman of the Breast Fellowship Program Directors Committee for the Society of Surgical Oncology. He recently completed his term as President of the International Sentinel Node Society and currently serves as Secretary for the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Giuliano's work on nodal metastases has changed the treatment of breast cancer worldwide.