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PeaceHealth Southwest Breast Surgery Program

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center Pavilion Exterior and Entrance
200 NE Mother Joseph Pl
Suite 420
Vancouver, WA 98664
Operating Hours
Mon – Fri: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sat – Sun: Closed

The breast surgery program specializes in the treatment of benign and malignant breast conditions and in helping patients understand and manage their risk of developing breast cancer. Our board-certified surgeon offers consultations, hereditary breast cancer testing and surgical interventions.


For any breast concern, female or male, including but not limited to:

  • Disorders of breast development
  • Breast cancer risk assessment
  • Breast cancer screening and high-risk surveillance recommendations
  • Skin lesion(s) on the chest wall
  • Breast pain or swelling
  • Breast abscess or mastitis
  • Nipple discomfort or nipple discharge
  • Breast mass/lump
  • Axillary (armpit) mass/lump
  • Abnormal breast imaging results
  • New diagnosis of atypia or cancer on breast biopsy
  • Possible recurrence of breast cancer
  • Survivorship care and follow-up after treatment of breast cancer
  • In-office point-of-care breast ultrasound is available during consultation visit if indicated

Surgical interventions

  • Cyst aspiration
  • Excision of skin lesion on the chest wall
  • Incision and drainage/excision of breast abscess
  • Surgical treatment of hidradenitis
  • Removal of accessory (extra) nipples or ectopic (misplaced) breast tissue
  • Nipple duct exploration/biopsy
  • Breast biopsy: needle or open biopsy
  • Breast conservation surgery for breast cancer, i.e., lumpectomy
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery to achieve superior cosmetic results after lumpectomy for breast cancer
  • Mastectomy, if indicated
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Full axillary dissection

Our Services

This clinic is licensed as part of Southwest Medical Center. You may receive a separate charge or billing for facility fees in addition to any professional fees for services, which may result in a higher out-of-pocket expense.

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