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Dr. Joseph Contino, MD is a breast surgery doctor who practices in Saginaw, MI. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.Read his story
Dr. Contino'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
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Dr. Contino's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Contino "EDUCATION Dr. Contino completed his undergraduate studies in Santa Clara, Calif. at Santa Clara University earning a bachelor's degree in combined science. He went on to attend Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago where he completed his medical degree. Dr. Contino attended the UC Davis Medical School where he completed his six year residency with one year in cardiac research. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST After years of treating breast, colon and thyroid cancers, Dr. Contino has a special focus on breast related diseases using less invasive technologies such as breast ultrasound, stereotactic imaging, cryotherapy, and other new modalities. EXPERIENCE Dr. Contino is a board certified general surgeon at Covenant Cancer Care with a focus in diseases of the breast. Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Contino began with the Northwest Permanente Physicians in Salem, Oregon in 1994. He later joined Salem Clinic Physicians and Surgeons, PC in 1997. During this time, he participated in the Salem Hospital Breast Center Committee, Salem Hospital Planning Center for Outpatient Medicine and was appointed Section Chief of Salem Hospital General Surgery. PERSONAL Dr. Contino is married with four children. His interests include hiking, cooking, fishing and cycling. He is an advocate of the American Society of Breast Surgeons with the goal of improving physician education and communication. BOARD CERTIFIED Board Certified General Surgeon Ultrasound Certification with the American Society of Breast Surgeons MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American Society of Breast Surgeons Clark County Medical Society Fellow of the American College of Surgeons Registered with The Mastery of Surgery Breast Program and Original Pilot Program "
This content was provided by Dr. Contino "I am dedicated to treating breast cancer on an individualized basis. This requires staying up on the latest forms of breast cancer treatment, and closely collaborating with other specialists who are like minded. My goal is to spend time with my patients to inform them, and console if needed as I would hope others would treat members of my family. Ultimately I want to provide surgical cure, acceptable cosmetic outcomes, and good functional results."
Breast Surgical Oncology
Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast Surgical Procedure
Excision of Breast Tumor
Genetic Counseling Services
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mammosite Catheter Insertion
Port Placements or Replacements
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0 Board Actions
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Santa Clara University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1988
UC-Davis Med Ctr
Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
UC-Davis Med Ctr
Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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