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Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in General Surgery
Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
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Dr. Wallace's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Wallace "Anne M. Wallace, MD, is a board-certified general and plastic surgeon who specializes in all aspects of breast health, with a focus on breast cancer and breast reconstruction. She directs UC San Diego Health’s Comprehensive Breast Health Center, which offers premier breast cancer detection, diagnosis, and personalized care. Dr. Wallace’s other specialties include melanoma diagnosis and treatment, as well as all forms of cosmetic breast and body contouring surgery. Dr. Wallace is a professor in the Department of Surgery and is very involved in teaching medical students, residents, fellows and colleagues. Her research focus has been in the development of molecular targeted imaging agents used for the detection of breast cancer and melanoma. She has also led the breast health center team in building a large scale clinical trials program, including novel neoadjuvant therapies and risk management. Dr. Wallace is sought for her presentations on breast health, prevention, surgical intervention and reconstruction by local and national organizations. She also contributes professionally to many cancer leadership services and UC San Diego committees. She completed a fellowship in microvascular cancer reconstruction at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, a residency in plastic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and a residency in general surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington D.C. She earned her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Wallace is board-certified in general surgery and plastic surgery, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). She has received multiple honors during her career, including the Breast Cancer Clinician of the Year by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, a Tribute to Women & Industry Awards (TWIN) honoree by YWCA of San Diego County, as well as several teaching awards at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Wallace has also been named a top doctor in the categories of surgery and plastic surgery in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. "
Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1987
Washington Hospital Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
University Of California San Diego
Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
Washington Hospital Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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