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CentraState names new medical director of its Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program

By |2018-12-10T13:53:45+00:00December 10th, 2018|

CentraState is proud to announce that board-certified breast surgeon John Pellegrino, MD, who has been on staff at CentraState Medical Center for more than 20 years, has recently been named the medical director of the hospital’s Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program.

Dr. Pellegrino earned his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE, and completed a residency in surgery at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ. He, thereafter, completed a year of post residency training specializing in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, NY.

Dr. Pellegrino specializes in the surgical treatment of breast cancer and other diseases of the breast. As medical director, he will lead and work closely with the entire breast cancer team, which includes breast surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, and other ancillary cancer specialists, to combine their expertise to evaluate and provide comprehensive, patient-tailored treatment for all stages of breast disease.

At The Star and Barry Tobias Women’s Health Center at CentraState, women can be provided with breast health wellness, diagnostic, treatment and counseling services. In addition to mammography, the center also offers stereotactic needle biopsy, breast needle localization, breast ultrasound and bone densitometry. The Center is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Pellegrino or for more information about the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program at CentraState or any of the services offered at The Women’s Health Center, call 866-CENTRA7.