Dr. Margaret Terhar, MD

Dr. Margaret Terhar, MD

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Breast Surgical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
58 y/o
16 reviews

Accepting new patients

Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada

1505 Wigwam Pkwy Ste 130

Henderson, NV 89074
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthChoice
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Sierra Choice

Learn about Dr. Terhar

Care Philosophy

We are committed to providing the responsive care possible in what can be a very stressful time in a woman's life. we strive to achieve the utmost in professionalism while displaying sensitivity and being mindful of our patient's emotional and spiritual needs. We believe that timely and open communication is essential in forging strong and mutually respectful relationships. it is our mission to outperform expectations and provide a higher level of care than has been experienced before.
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Personal Bio

EDUCATION

Dr. Terhar earned her medical degree in 1985 from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Following medical school, she continued her professional training at Wright State University and completed her general surgical training in 1990. She has obtained continuous post graduate training in breast care and has a certification in breast ultrasound from the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

EXPERIENCE 

Dr. Terhar is a breast surgeon at Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) and Medical Director of The Breast Cancer at Sunrise Hospital. She is an active member of the Breast Center Steering Committee and Credentials Committee at Sunrise Hospital and serves as Clinical Faculty Supervisor at Touro University Nevada. Prior to joining CCCN, Dr. Terhar practiced general surgery with a heavy emphasis in breast care for 15 years before dedicating her practice to the care of breast related diseases. She served at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio as Medical Director of the Breast Center and Chair of the Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Treatment Planning Conference. In 2014, Dr. Terhar was recognized as a "Medical Marvel" by Nevada Business Magazine.

PERSONAL

In her spare time, Dr. Terhar enjoys scuba diving, photography and cooking. She has been married for more than 20 years to Don Gregory, MD, a local family practice physician.

BOARD CERTIFIED

  • American Board of Surgery
  • Breast Ultrasound, American Society of Breast Surgeons

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Nevada State Medical Association
  • Clark County Medical Society
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
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Dr. Terhar's Experience

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Dr. Terhar'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 Surgical Oncology
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
4

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
6

Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Wright State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Wright State University Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Kettering Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Miami Valley Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Terhar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Terhar's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Terhar to family and friends
4.4
based on 16 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Terhar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Las Vegas, NV |
I was referred to Dr Terhar MD for an abnormal mammogram!! I was a little uneasy going to a specialist. My first visit went so smoothly. Dr Terhar was so caring, explained everything that she was going to do. Explained my sisituation in detail, answering any question I may of had!!! She said she needed to do a biopsy and that she could do it that same day. Miracle, one less appointment to have to make and possibly a quicker answer for me. The not knowing is the hardest!!! Love my new Dr!!!!
in Las Vegas |
Dr. Terhar left deep margin of DCIS in me after a lumpectomy. She lied to me about it. I went to her with a very early stage I. Told me tho she didn't meet required margin she was happy with what she got. 2 years later I lost my breast. I called her after mastectomy, asked her why she lied, her voice got VERY high pitched as she said "Oh yes, I'm very sorry about that," then screamed,"Your oncologist & radiologist should have told you, NOT ME!" My 2nd surgeon is furious with her! BEWARE!!!!
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Dr. Terhar accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
    Beech Street (Multiplan) HMO
    Beech Street (Multiplan) POS
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthChoice
    HealthChoice PPO
  • Humana
    Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
    Humana HMOx
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • PHCS
    PHCS EPO
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
    PHCS POS
    PHCS PPO
  • Sierra Choice
    Sierra Choice POS
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • USA Health Network
    USA Health Network PPO
  • Veteran Administration Plan

Hospitals where Dr. Terhar has admitting priveleges

Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
3186 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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St. Rose Dominican, San Martin Campus
8280 W Warm Springs Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89113
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Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
657 N Town Center Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89144
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