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V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD.

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

  • 8728 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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Biopsy Medicine & Life Sciences
Mastectomy Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2018 2020

Research Output 1987 2020

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
Triple Negative Breast Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
Drug Therapy

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

Segmental Mastectomy
Health Care Costs

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

Blood Vessels
2 Citations (Scopus)

Immune response proteins as predictive biomarkers of doxorubicin-induced cardiotoxicity in breast cancer patients

Yu, L. R., Cao, Z., Makhoul, I., Daniels, J. R., Klimberg, V., Wei, J. Y., Bai, J. P. F., Li, J., Lathrop, J. T., Beger, R. D. & Todorova, V. K., Feb 1 2018, In : Experimental Biology and Medicine. 243, 3, p. 248-255 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Stroke Volume
4 Citations (Scopus)

Omission of chemotherapy for low-grade, luminal A N1 breast cancer: Patterns of care and clinical outcomes

Haque, W., Verma, V., Hatch, S., Klimberg, V., Butler, E. B. & Teh, B. S., Oct 1 2018, In : Breast. 41, p. 67-73 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
Adjuvant Chemotherapy