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Valley Welcomes New Breast Surgeon Tihesha L. Wilson, M.D

Valley Welcomes New Breast Surgeon Tihesha L. Wilson, M.D

Tihesha L. Wilson, M.D., is a Specialist in Minimally Invasive Oncologic Breast Surgery

November 8, 2012 — The Valley Hospital is pleased to announce that Tihesha L. Wilson, M.D., F.A.C.S., has joined the staff of The Valley Hospital as a specialist in Minimally Invasive Oncologic Breast Surgery. Dr. Wilson, who will serve as Assistant Medical Director of The Valley Hospital Breast Center, joins breast surgeon and Breast Center Medical Director Laura Klein, M.D., in practice.

“I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Wilson to Valley,” said Dr. Klein.  “The addition of Dr. Wilson to our practice expands our capabilities of offering advanced breast surgery and diagnostic services within our community.”

A graduate of Rutgers University, Dr. Wilson received her Medical Degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and completed her General Surgery residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York.

In addition to a Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Dr. Wilson completed a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland.  She has also studied oncoplastic surgery with J. Michael Dixon, M.D., a pioneer in oncoplastic surgical techniques, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Prior to joining the staff of The Valley Hospital, Dr. Wilson practiced at Mercy Hospital in Miami, Florida. She was also Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at Florida International University College of Medicine, Miami.

Dr. Wilson’s extensive travels to India, China and Japan to study complimentary medicine and endoscopic breast surgery techniques have shaped her commitment to an integrated, holistic approach in the treatment of patients diagnosed with breast cancer.  In addition to offering minimally invasive diagnostic techniques, a focus on breast conservation surgery, skin- and nipple-sparing mastectomies, Dr. Wilson provides evaluation and management of benign breast disease and counseling and genetic testing for high risk breast cancer patients.

Dr. Wilson participates in most insurance plans, including Horizon, Cigna, Aetna, United, Oxford, and Medicare.  Her office is located at the Blumenthal Cancer Center, One Valley Health Plaza in Paramus, and she may be reached at 201-634-5557.

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