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V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD.

Clinical Director, Cancer Center and Medical Director, Breast Cancer Service Line

  • 8803 Citations
  • 45 h-Index
1987 …2020

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Research interests

Dr. V. Suzanne Klimberg has 27 years of experience in breast surgical oncology. She has pioneered innovative breast cancer treatment methods, authored over 245 publications in peer-reviewed journals and edited 10 books and holds 8 patents, and has held over 25 editorial board positions for surgical journals and publications. Additionally, Dr. Klimberg has won over 75 awards in teaching, research, and surgery, and is the past president of three major American surgical organizations.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Arkansas Little Rock, AR

… → 2017

MD, University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL

… → 1984

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Research Output

Comparison of outcomes between metaplastic and triple-negative breast cancer patients

Polamraju, P., Haque, W., Cao, K., Verma, V., Schwartz, M., Klimberg, V. S., Hatch, S., Niravath, P., Butler, E. B. & Teh, B. S., Feb 2020, In : Breast. 49, p. 8-16 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Dantrolene Attenuates Cardiotoxicity of Doxorubicin Without Reducing its Antitumor Efficacy in a Breast Cancer Model

    Todorova, V. K., Siegel, E. R., Kaufmann, Y., Kumarapeli, A., Owen, A., Wei, J. Y., Makhoul, I. & Klimberg, V. S., Feb 2020, In : Translational Oncology. 13, 2, p. 471-480 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • General Surgery Resident Use of Electronic Resources: 15 Minutes a Day

    Hancock, K. J., Klimberg, V. S., Williams, T. P., Radhakrishnan, R. S., Tyler, D. S. & Perez, A., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Cutting Healthcare Costs with Hematoma-Directed Ultrasound-Guided Breast Lumpectomy

    Merrill, A. Y., Ochoa, D., Klimberg, V., Hill, E. L., Preston, M., Neisler, K. & Henry-Tillman, R. S., Oct 1 2018, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 25, 10, p. 3076-3081 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Fischer’s mastery of surgery, seventh edition

    Fischer, J. E., Ellison, E. C., Upchurch, G. R., Galandiuk, S., Gould, J. C., Klimberg, V., Henke, P., Hochwald, S. N. & Tiao, G. M., Jan 1 2018, Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP). 2689 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook