Dr. Bridget Oppong, MD

Dr. Bridget Oppong, MD

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Dr. Bridget Oppong, MD is a breast surgery specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 19 years. She specializes in breast surgery.Read her story

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Dr. Oppong's Experience

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Dr. Oppong's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Breast Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Oppong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Oppong "Dr. Bridget Oppong, MD, FACS, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in benign and malignant breast disease. She has fellowship training in advanced breast cancer surgery, including skin and nipple-sparing mastectomy, sentinel node biopsy and oncoplastic techniques. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where she double-majored in English and Biology, then received her medical education at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester, NY. She completed both her internship and her residency in the Department of General Surgery at the University of Rochester and received her fellowship training in the Department of Surgery, Breast Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY. After completing her fellowship, Dr. Oppong moved to Washington D.C., and began practicing at Georgetown University Hospital, where she was well respected for her clinical expertise and compassionate care. She also had an outstanding record of university, public, and community service holding positions on several hospital boards and committees. Prior to her joining Reston Breast Care Specialists in 2017, Dr. Oppong also served as the medical director of the Georgetown University / Lombardi Capital Breast Care Center, a breast cancer screening facility for uninsured and underinsured women. As Adjunct professor at Georgetown University, Dr. Oppong has an academic interest in disparities in breast cancer outcomes. In addition to her numerous academic research publications, she has conducted several invited lectures on breast cancer screening availability and breast cancer outcomes by population including annual meetings of premier professional organizations such as the American Society of Breast Surgeons, (ASBS), American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the Breast Cancer Coordinated Care (BC3) and for international groups such as the African Organization for Research and Training Oncology (AORTIC). She also has an interest in international breast health and improving cancer care in developing countries and has served internationally, providing breast cancer screenings, and diagnostic and surgical interventions of benign and malignant masses to women in Africa. Dr. Oppong is currently welcoming new patients."
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This content was provided by Dr. Oppong "After completing her fellowship, Dr. Oppong moved to Washington D.C., and began practicing at Georgetown University Hospital, where she was well respected for her clinical expertise and compassionate care."

1  Specialties

  • Breast Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

5  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of Rochester
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University of Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Rochester | 2017
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oppong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oppong's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Oppong

4.3

Based on 26 reviews

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I have never had a doctor care about my wellbeing as much as Dr. Oppong. She is very nice and treats me like a friend while still being professional. She is never in a rush and takes the time to explain everything. No question is never too much.
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I would not recommend Dr Oppong... I found her to be very dismissive, unhelpful in responding to questions regarding dx, and uncaring for my situation... I expected more from Dr Oppong and her staff, some “compassion” would have been great... but all she cares about seems to be...Read More
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I was a patient of Dr. Oppong's at the Georgetown Lombardi Cancer Center back in 2012, when I was diagnosed with cancer, until she left. She is a wonderful doctor, being both professional and personable. She helped me through a very scary time. She never rushed me through an appointment, and...Read More
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Dr. Oppong has been my breast doctor since 2016 when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I could not have asked for a better doctor. She took the time to explain the process, what to expect before and after surgery. She called me to see how I was doing after surgery. In all follow up visits, she...Read More
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Very informative, and her bedside manner is wonderful! Highly recommend her.
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