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    Faina Nakhlis, MD

    Faina Nakhlis, MD

    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School


    Breast Oncology

    Office phone: 617-983-7777
    Appointment phone: 877-DFC-IBWH
    Fax: 617-983-7779
    Email: fnakhlis@partners.org

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Surgical Oncology


    Breast surgery, Breast cancer, High-risk breast lesions

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Nakhlis received her medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago in 1996. She subsequently completed her residency in general surgery and her breast surgery fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago. She is an attending physician in the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Faulkner Hospital in Boston Her clinical research interests are focused on lobular neoplasia, the use of breast MRI in breast cancer screening and diagnostic evaluation.


    Board Certification
    Surgery, 2003

    Northwestern University, Breast Fellowship

    Northwestern University, Surgery

    Medical School
    Rush University Medical College