Physician- Breast Medical Oncologist/Co-Director of the Breast Care Center, Maine Medical Center

  • MaineHealth
  • South Portland, ME, USA
  • Aug 04, 2021

Job Description

Summary

Maine Medical Partners is seeking a full-time BE/BC Breast Medical Oncologist to serve as the Co-Director of the Breast Care Center at Maine Medical Center and to join their well-established practice in South Portland, Maine.  The breast oncology program at MaineHealth, as part of the recently launched statewide oncology program – the MaineHealth Cancer Care Network, is expanding in order to provide a high-level of care close to home for patients. 

Breast Care Center (BCC) The MMC Breast Care Center (BCC) provides comprehensive breast health care in a welcoming and patient-family centered environment and operates under a co-directorship model. Services include early detection, diagnostic imaging services, specialist consultation for benign breast conditions, and treatment of breast cancer. Approximately 600 patients are treated annually at the BCC. Whenever possible, care is coordinated to provide consultations during a single multidisciplinary visit. This is particularly convenient for patients living beyond the Portland area. Our team of specialists includes surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and an expansive team of non-physician Breast Care Center professionals. The breast care team meets weekly to develop optimal treatment plans for our patients. Recommendations are reviewed with the patient and family to keep them well informed and understanding what to expect every step of the way. Our program has also earned full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), which assures that patients have access to a range of comprehensive services.

The MaineHealth Cancer Care Network (MHCCN) is rapidly growing a highly integrated care delivery network across the southern, central, and coastal regions of Maine and eastern New Hampshire.  The network is comprised of 11 hospital partners and provides care to more than 6,300 analytic cancer cases annually. Maine Medical Center (MMC), the flagship of MaineHealth’s integrated delivery system, an affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine, has 637 licensed beds and is the state’s leading tertiary care hospital and Level I Trauma Center, with a full complement of residencies and fellowships. MHCCN has expanding clinical trials portfolio greatly afforded by our recent inclusion in the NCI’s Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).

Maine Medical Center has 637 licensed beds and is the state’s leading tertiary care hospital and Level One Trauma Center, with a full complement of residencies and fellowships and an integral part of Tufts University Medical School. 

Maine Medical Partners is a division of Maine Medical Center and is Maine's largest multi-specialty medical group serving the healthcare needs of patients locally and throughout northern New England.  This high quality team of 600 physicians and 350 advanced practice professionals provides a wide range of hospital based, primary, specialty, and sub-specialty adult and pediatric care delivered throughout a network of 54 locations across the State and acts as a regional referral network.

Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness.  The area provides four season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches.  Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant community. 

For more information, please contact Gina Mallozzi, Physician Recruiter at (207) 661-2092 or gmallozzi@mainehealth.org