WellSpan Health

Fighting Breast Cancer Together

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Care like no other. For no other but you.

WellSpan Health's breast cancer experts give you personalized, coordinated care at every step of your journey. Our team is led by the region's most specialized breast cancer surgeons. Our work is bringing the next generation of care to our community, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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breast cancer treatment

Treatment as unique as you.

A cancer scare or diagnosis causes all kinds of feelings. One thing you don't need to feel is alone. Our breast cancer experts get to know you as well as your diagnosis, helping you understand your options so you can choose the right path forward for you.

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breast cancer specialists

The region's leading breast specialists.

Breast cancer isn't just our specialty—it's our entirety. Our expertise begins with the region's leading surgeons and oncologists and is strengthened by collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine, with opportunities for second opinions and clinical trials.

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We're all here for your next step.

How do you fight something as personal as breast cancer? Together. We're armed with the skills and compassion to guide and support you through your entire program of cancer care. Call (717) 741-8455 or fill out our form to speak with a Nurse Navigator.

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Meet Our Breast Surgeons

WellSpan’s breast cancer team is led by a group of surgeons and oncologists who specialize in breast procedures and are fellowship-trained and have other advanced training.

Heather Thieme, MD
Heather Thieme, MD
Breast Surgeon, Breast Cancer Program Director (York)

Catherine Plzak, MD
Catherine Plzak, MD
Breast Surgeon (Chambersburg)

Timothy R. McKee, MD
Timothy R. McKee, MD, FACS
Breast Surgeon (Gettysburg)

Heather Portaro, MD
Heather Portaro, MD
Breast Surgeon (Ephrata)

Kareen Ayre, MD
Kareen Ayre, MD
Breast Surgeon (Chambersburg)

Jaime Slotkin, DO
Jaime Slotkin, DO, FACOS, FACS
Breast Surgeon (Lebanon)

Dennis Johnson MD
Dennis Johnson, MD
Breast Surgeon (York)

Consult with one of our surgeons, or please call (717) 741-8455 or fill out our form to speak with a Nurse Navigator.

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Other Specialists

Breast Flap/Reconstructive
Medical Oncologists
Radiation Oncologists

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