M. Ferra Lin-Duffy, DO

Breast Surgeon

M. Ferra Lin-Duffy, DO

M. Ferra Lin-Duffy, DO is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s board certified and award-winning breast surgeon team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.

EDUCATION
M. Ferra Lin-Duffy, DO, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Hawaii and completed a post baccalaureate program at La Salle University in Philadelphia, Penn., where she was part of the Alpha Epsilon Delta: The Premedical Honor Society. She then received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lin-Duffy completed a surgical internship at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, NY., a surgical residency at Geisinger Wyoming Valley
Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Penn., and breast surgical oncology fellowship at Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas.

EXPERIENCE
Dr. Lin-Duffy 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.

Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Lin-Duffy was a breast surgeon with OptumCare Cancer Care in 2019 and with Las Vegas Surgical Associates from 2016 to 2018.

Her research and findings have been presented at a number of industry conferences including the Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery and the Annual Clinic Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons.

Dr. Lin-Duffy is passionate about volunteering and offering her medical expertise to organizations throughout the world. She was a volunteer for Tzu Chi Foundation Free Clinic Center and pediatric intensive care unit volunteer for Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. She also participated in a medical mission at Tzu Chi Organization in Pago Pago, American Samoa and a breast cancer surgical mission at Ricardo Limardo Hospital in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, which is where she developed a passion for treating breast cancer patients.

PATIENT PHILOSOPHY
I strive to provide the highest standard of care that is delivered with kindness and compassion. I believe that communication is very important in a physician and patient relationship. I always take the time to discuss all options with my patients in order to find the most appropriate treatment plan for their diagnosis. I want to give them the tools they need to make an informed decision, but also help guide them through this journey.

PERSONAL
When she’s not treating patients, Dr. Lin-Duffy enjoys spending time with her daughter, her husband and their two Labradors. They enjoy hiking at Red Rock and Valley of Fire. She was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan and speaks fluent Taiwanese and Mandarin.

BOARD CERTIFIED
Board Certified General Surgery
Specializing in Breast Surgical Oncology

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Association of Women Surgeons

TREATMENT CENTER
Henderson Breast Surgery

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