Breast Surgeons at Comprehensive

With Breast Cancer Awareness month in October, Comprehensive Cancer Centers celebrates its team of breast surgeons that are a critical part of the continuum of care for those with the cancer. Breast cancer affects many lives. One  in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. That is why our breast surgery team makes it a priority to provide excellence in breast surgical care using the highest standards, newest technologies available and the latest clinical research options available.

Not only does Comprehensive Cancer Center provide the premier breast cancer treatment option for patients in Nevada and from out-of-state, but the practices also work tirelessly to prevent breast cancer before it strikes. Through breast health advocacy and encouragement of regular prevention breast screenings, the breast surgeons at Comprehensive are here to help women navigate prevention, early diagnosis and, when necessary, treatment.

Breast Cancer Care by World-Class Breast Surgeons

The Breast Surgeons at Comprehensive Cancer Centers stay at the forefront of treatment to conduct both non-cancer and cancer-related surgeries. The breast surgery team offers the most current and effective treatment options to breast cancer patients in Southern Nevada.  The following team members comprise the breast surgery group at Comprehensive:

Souzan El-Eid, MD, FACS is a breast surgeon with Comprehensive Cancer Centers and serves as the Medical Director of the Breast Care Center at Summerlin Hospital. Dr. El-Eid is currently the Cancer Liaison Physician for the Cancer Program and co-chair of the Breast Tumor Board as well as Cancer Committee at Summerlin Hospital. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor of General Surgery at Touro University Nevada and has served as principal investigator for several clinical research studies.

Ferra Lin-Duffy, DO is a breast surgeon at Comprehensive Cancer Centers. She has special expertise in breast surgical oncology and the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Her clinical interests include surgical treatment of breast cancer, nipple-sparing mastectomies, ultrasound guided lumpectomies, oncoplastic breast surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsies and axillary node dissections, axillary reverse mapping to minimize lymphedema risk and management of benign breast disease.

Rachel Shirley, DO is a breast surgeon at Comprehensive Cancer Centers. Prior to joining Comprehensive, she completed a breast surgery fellowship at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio and is board certified in general surgery.

Josette Spotts, MD, FACS is a breast surgeon at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN). Prior to joining Comprehensive, Dr. Spotts worked in private practice as a general surgeon in Port Huron, Michigan until 1994 when she moved to Las Vegas. Since 2000, she has specialized in breast surgery exclusively, treating cancerous and non-cancerous diseases of the breast

Margaret A. Terhar, MD, FACS is a breast surgeon at Comprehensive Cancer Centers and Medical Director of The Breast Center at Sunrise Hospital. She is Chair of the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Treatment Planning Conference. She is an active member of the Breast Center Steering Committee and Credentials Committee at Sunrise Hospital and serves as Clinical Faculty Supervisor at Touro University Nevada.

How Our Breast Surgeons Can Help

Our breast surgeons offer patients the following services to help treat breast cancer and non-cancer related diseases of the breast, including non-surgical treatment solutions:

  • Accelerate Partial Breast Irradiation
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
  • Breast Exam and Breast Care Education
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Clinical Research Studies
  • Genetic Risk Screening and Analysis
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mammogram Review
  • Management of Benign Breast Disease
  • Mastectomy
  • Nipple Sparring Mastectomies
  • Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Stereotactic  Biopsy

The breast cancer treatment options available at Comprehensive include Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation, Breast Biopsy, Breast Diagnostic Procedures, Breast Exam Education, Breast Ultrasound, Clinical Research, Genetic Risk Screening, Lumpectomy, Mammogram Review, Mastectomy, Nipple Sparing Mastectomies, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy.

Comprehensive Cancer Centers Can Help

Physicians at Comprehensive Cancer Centers provide a variety of treatment options for patients with breast cancers including world-class clinical research.  To schedule an appointment with the team at Comprehensive, please call 702-952-3350.


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