FORA.tv Speaker - Laura Esserman

 Laura  Esserman  Thumbnail

Biography

Dr. Laura Esserman, a nationally known breast surgeon, is the director of the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center at the Mount Zion campus. Her work is devoted to developing new, more effective ways to care for and empower breast cancer patients during treatment and to tailor treatments using biology, personal preference and constant feedback regarding outcomes of care.

Esserman earned an undergraduate degree at Harvard University and completed medical and surgical training at Stanford University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in breast oncology at Stanford in 1988 and earned a master's degree at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1993. She joined UCSF Medical Center in 1993. Esserman is a profesor of surgery and radiology in the UCSF School of Medicine.

2 Programs

The Big C: The Fight Against Cancer

11.01.11 | 01:35:13 min | 1 comment

Sage Congress: Laura Esserman, UCSF

04.24.10 | 00:10:08 min | 0 comments