Dr. Kay Shawchuck, MD

Dr. Kay Shawchuck, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
57 y/o

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Dr. Kay Shawchuck, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. She specializes in general surgery.Read her story

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
more than 78% of peers
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Shawchuck's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Shawchuck's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shawchuck "Dr. Kay Shawchuck is a breast surgeon, with a dedicated practice in the evaluation and care of patients with diseases of the breast and breast malignancy. . She works closely with other medical specialists to provide multidisciplinary care of breast cancer.She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and is certified in Breast ultrasound, providing in office biopsy and diagnosis of breast disease.She is committed to improving the quality of life of women with breast cancer, with effective surgical (onco) intervention, while maximizing cosmetic (plastic) results. Dr. Shawchuck is board certified by the American Board of Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.She is a member of national and international surgical societies, and has given lectures on the surgical treatment of breast cancer at national and international meetings. She is a Cancer Liaison with the American College of Surgeons and the American Cancer Society."
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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

12  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Tx Med Branch Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shawchuck has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shawchuck's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shawchuck to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shawchuck's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

She is a very compassionate women. She takes her time an make sure you understand everything. You can tell Dr. shawchuck loves her work and how she wants positive outcomes for you the patient. Great listener
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Simply the best care available with professional, kind care.
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Avery caring, professional. Treats you as a whole person not just the surgery or disease. Great listener. Does not rush you. Will strive for outcome you want. Explains everything very detailed.
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