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Breast Cancer Consult Clinic

When you receive a breast cancer diagnosis, the number of treatment options and decisions can feel overwhelming. Visit the Breast Cancer Consult Clinic at Avera Breast Center for the personal attention and recommendations you need to make your treatment decisions with peace of mind.

Get a Second Opinion

Explore your treatment options and ask our expert team of physicians and staff which ones best fit your situation. With the thorough consultation from multiple Avera Cancer Institute specialists, you receive the equivalent of second, third and fourth opinions – all in one visit.

What to Expect

During your consultation, you’ll meet with a medical oncologist, radiation oncologist and surgeon. These breast health experts will become your personalized team to help answer your questions and outline treatment options.

During your visit, you may also talk with specialists such as:

Finally, you’ll work with your care team to develop a treatment plan. Your primary care physician or surgeon will also receive a copy of the recommendation to ensure continuity of care for your ongoing treatment.

You can also count on Avera’s dedicated Breast Cancer Patient Navigators and free, 24/7 access to the Navigation Center for one-on-one education and support through each step of the treatment process.

Contact Us

If you live in or travel to the Sioux Falls area, call 605-322-3809 to schedule your Breast Cancer Consult Clinic appointment.

Oncoplastic Surgery at Avera

Women who choose Avera Cancer Institute for breast cancer care can take advantage of oncoplastic surgery, an innovative option that combines the latest plastic surgery techniques with breast surgical oncology. Benefit from a breast-conserving surgery known as a lumpectomy with techniques that improve the appearance of your breasts.

Avera is home to a surgical practice dedicated to breast surgery. Avera Medical Group Comprehensive Breast Care team includes Julie Reiland, MD; Tricia Merrigan, MD; and Wade Dosch, MD. Dr. Reiland is nationally recognized as a pioneer and educator in oncoplastic surgery, and Drs. Reiland, Merrigan and Dosch have completed advanced training to provide oncoplastic surgery techniques.

Avera Medical Group plastic surgeons, Barry Martin, MD, and Mark Shashikant, MD, also have specialized fellowship training and are board certified in the latest techniques for breast reconstruction following a breast cancer treatment.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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