Dr. Mitchell Brings a Focus in Nipple Sparing Mastectomy and Oncoplastic Breast Conservation
to WPH Physician Associates
White Plains, NY (September 17, 2012) – Sunny Mitchell, M.D. has joined White Plains Hospital Physician Associates, a recently formed division of the hospital aligning local physicians with Hospital services. She will hold the position of Director of Breast Surgery for White Plains Hospital.
Dr. Mitchell is a highly accomplished breast surgeon who specializes in oncoplastic breast surgery as well as nipple sparing mastectomy. She was most recently an Attending Breast Surgeon at Stamford Hospital, where she also served as Director of the Breast Clinic. She completed her fellowship in Breast Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and her General Surgery residency training at Stamford Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. She received her medical degree from New York Medical College via the Fifth Pathway Program as a graduate of Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara.
Dr. Mitchell specializes in optimizing aesthetic outcomes in breast surgery. She utilizes oncoplastics for patients opting for breast conservation to optimize aesthetic outcomes and offers nipple sparing mastectomy for patients undergoing mastectomy. Oncoplastic techniques allow the surgeon to remove cancer within appropriate margins while preserving and restoring the natural look and shape of the breast.
Dr. Mitchell is the Primary Investigator and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Registry sponsored by the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She has also published numerous scholarly articles devoted to the management of breast cancer and other surgical topics. She is the author of chapters on breast anatomy and nipple sparing mastectomy currently in press.
Dr. Mitchell currently serves as Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has served on several quality and education committees at other institutions. She is the recipient of several awards for teaching and academic excellence.
Dr. Mitchell has two office locations; one at the Hospital’s Rye Brook Women’s Imaging Center at 90 South Ridge Street in Rye Brook and another adjacent to the Hospital at 170 Maple Avenue in White Plains. For more information on Dr. Mitchell’s practice or to schedule an appointment, please call 914-681-2756.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed voluntary, not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of offering high quality, acute health care and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center, The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center and The Westchester Orthopedic Institute. The Hospital has the busiest Emergency Department in Westchester County, with more than 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County licensed to perform emergency & elective angioplasty. The Hospital is a nine-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WPH is a member of the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System and the Stellaris Health Network, Inc. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org.