Associate Professor of Surgery
Director, Breast Care Center
University of Pennsylvania
The New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center
Breast Cancer, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, High Risk Patients & Genetic Testing, Benign Diseases of the Breast
Christine Teal, MD is board-certified in General Surgery and an assistant professor with The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She currently holds the positions of Director of Breast Care Center and the Chief of Breast Surgery. She earned her medical degree at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where she graduated AOA. She completed a residency in general surgery at The New York Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, both located in New York City. Her research has been published in the Journal of Cancer Education, American Journal of Surgery, Breast Journal, and Radiology.
Dr. Teal received the Medical Student Award in Nutrition from the New York Academy of Medicine Regional Center for Clinical Nutrition Education. She was a member of the Omicron Nu National Honor Society and the Nutritional Sciences Honors Program at Cornell University.
Other professional memberships and activities Dr. Teal is a part of include the American College of Surgeons, American College of Surgeons Political Action Committee, American Society of Breast Diseases, American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Association of Women Surgeons. Dr. Teal participates on the George Washington University Hospital's Community Outreach Subcommittee and Breast Cancer Leadership Committee and is the Cancer Liaison Physician through the American College of Surgeons for the Cancer Committee.
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