Rachel Shirley, DO.

Breast Surgeon

Rachel Shirley, DO

Rachel Shirley, DO is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s breast surgery team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.

EDUCATION
Rachel Shirley, DO, graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in biology and minors in chemistry and Spanish. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the University of North Texas Health Science Center: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth. She completed a five-year residency in general surgery at LSU Health Shreveport.

EXPERIENCE
Dr. Shirley is a breast surgeon at Comprehensive Cancer Centers. Prior to joining Comprehensive, she completed a fellowship in breast surgery at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio and is board certified in general surgery.
Dr. Shirley frequently speaks at various hospitals and community centers. She is impassioned about educating the community about breast health and early detection of breast cancer, as well as surgical options and different treatments for those who have been diagnosed.

PERSONAL
Dr. Shirley enjoys reading, traveling, and being outside. She is married with a daughter and has a bulldog named Baxter. She is fluent in Spanish.

PATIENT PHILOSOPHY
My staff and I aim to provide the highest standard of care to all of my patients. I believe it is important for patients to understand the treatment process but to also know all of their options regarding their breast cancer care. As this is a very difficult experience for both the patients and their families, I always strive to provide compassionate care while guiding them through this journey.

BOARD CERTIFIED
General Surgery

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Society of Surgical Oncology – Breast Fellowship

TREATMENT CENTER
Summerlin Medical Center II

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