Breast Surgeon

Margaret A. Terhar, MD, FACS

Margaret A. Terhar, MD, FACS is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s breast surgery team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.

EDUCATION
Margaret A. Terhar, MD, FACS, earned her medical degree from Wright State University. Following medical school, she continued her professional training in general surgery from Wright State University. She has obtained continuous post graduate training in breast care and has a certification in breast ultrasound from the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

EXPERIENCE
Dr. Terhar 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 as well as Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Prior to relocating to Las Vegas in 2006, Dr. Terhar practiced general surgery with a strong emphasis in breast care for 15 years before dedicating her practice to the care of breast-related diseases. She served at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio as Medical Director of the Breast Center and Chair of the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Treatment Planning Conference.

Dr. Terhar has been recognized as a Top Doctor by VEGAS INC Health Care Quarterly, Vegas Seven and Desert Companion. She has also received Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine, America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry as well as the On-Time Physician, Patients’ Choice and Compassionate Doctor awards from Vitals.com.

PERSONAL
In her spare time, Dr. Terhar enjoys scuba diving, jewelry making and cooking. She has been married for more than 30 years to Don Gregory, MD, a retired family practice physician.

PATIENT PHILOSOPHY
My staff and I aim to make the experience of being cared for as stress free as possible. We strive to provide expert, up-to-date care as well as knowledge and support, in a timely fashion and always with kindness and compassion.

IN THE NEWS
Dr. Terhar joined Nevada Health on 91.5 The Source during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October to talk about the new science of breast cancer — what we now know about the disease, and what we’d still like to know.
Listen to the interview.

BOARD CERTIFIED
General Surgery

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Clark County Medical Society
Nevada State Medical Association

TREATMENT CENTER
Breast Surgery Center

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