Dr. Polly L. Stephens, MD

Dr. Polly L. Stephens, MD

General Surgery | Female | 51 years old

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Care Philosophy

At Bon Secours Virginia Breast Center we treat breast cancer and benign breast disease using the latest surgical technology as well as detection and state-of-the-art diagnosis techniques, including digital mammography, breast ultrasound, and needle biopsies. We also counsel women about breast cancer treatment options, risk assessment and BRCA (genetic) testing in an environment that makes our patients feel comfortable. Our philosophy is to support the women who are concerned about their breast health and support the cause of breast health, breast cancer awareness and the search for a cure.Read more

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Dr. Stephens has been very professional throughout my breast cancer ordeal. She has been up front, honest, pleasant, and extremely responsive to my random "any time of the day or night" questions.
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Dr. Stephens' Care Philosophy

At Bon Secours Virginia Breast Center we treat breast cancer and benign breast disease using the latest surgical technology as well as detection and state-of-the-art diagnosis techniques, including digital mammography, breast ultrasound, and needle biopsies. We also counsel women about breast cancer treatment options, risk assessment and BRCA (genetic) testing in an environment that makes our patients feel comfortable. Our philosophy is to support the women who are concerned about their breast health and support the cause of breast health, breast cancer awareness and the search for a cure.

Dr. Stephens' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Nipple Conditions
  • Seroma

Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University Of Louisiana
  • Residency Hospital
    Yale University School Of Med Waterbury Hospital Health Center
  • Undergraduate School
    Bryn Mawr College

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Medical Genetics
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Aspiration of Breast Cysts
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Mammography Services
  • Ultrasound