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About Breast Specialist ROBERT A. GARDNER, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Robert Gardner

Education | Hospital Appointment & Associations | Research & Publications | Advanced Training

Education

High School

Ithaca, New York

June 1958

College

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Phi Beta Kappa, B.A. Psychology

1958-1962

Medical School

State University of New York

Upstate Medical Center, New York

M.D. with Honors, Alpha Omega Alpha

1962-1966

Internship

Presbyterian Hospital in New York City

1966-1967

Residency

Presbyterian Hospital; General/Vascular Surgery

College of Physician & Surgeons

Columbia University in New York City

1967-1972

Chief Resident & Vascular Surgery Resident

General & Vascular Surgery

Presbyterian Hospital, City of New York

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

College of Physicians & Surgeons

1972-1973

Practice History

Palm Beach Medical Group

1973-1991

 

Private Practice

1991-Present

Hospital Appointment & Associations

Director

Center for Breast Care

Columbia Hospital, West Palm Beach

1996-Present

Founder and Director

Center For Breast Health

St. Mary’s Hospital, West Palm Beach

1992-1995

Hospitals

St. Mary’s Hospital

1973-Present

 

Good Samaritan Hospital

1973-Present

 

Columbia Hospital

1989-Present

 

Palm Beach Gardens

1990-Present

 

Kimmel Outpatient Surgical Center

 

 

Delray Outpatient & Laser Center

 

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Research & Publications

 

Focused Microwave Phased Array Thermotherapy for Primary Breast Cancer, Gardner RA, Vargas HI, Block JB et al (Columbia Hosp, West Palm Beach, Fla; Harbor-Univ of California, Torrance; Massachusetts Inst of Technology, Lexington; Breast Diseases: A Year Book Quarterly, Vol 14 No 1 2003

April-June 2003

 

The Principal investigator at Columbia Hospital for a FDA approved research to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the SenoRx Lesion Localization Device

2001-Present

 

R.A. Gardner, H.I. Vargas, J. Block, C.L. Vogel, A.J. Fenn, G. Kuehl, M. Doval; Columbia Hospital, West Palm Beach, Florida; Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lexington: “Focused Microwave Phased Array (FMPA) Thermotherapy for Primary Breast Cancer”. The abstract presented at The Society of Surgical Oncology, Inc.  54th Annual Cancer Symposium, March 15-18, 2001 in Washington DC.

March 2001

 

One of four investigators in the United States and Europe leading a FDA approved 2nd phase research to treat breast cancer with heat (hyperthermia)

2001-Present

 

Director - Breast Cancer Prevention Program of Florida

2000-Present

 

The investigator for Fine Needle Aspiration Program

2000-Present

 

One of two investigators in the United States leading a FDA approved research to treat breast cancer with heat (hyperthermia)

1999-Present

 

Investigator for FDA and NSABP Star Trial Study of Tamoxifen vs. Raloxifene

1999-Present

 

Director of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, research protocol – Columbia Hospital

1996-Present

 

Site investigator – Study Breast Cutaneous Temperature and Tumor Relationship, screening protocol

1996-1997

 

Investigator FDA Trial Breast Skin Temperature as a Function of Underlying Benign and Malignant Tumors of Breast

1983-1985

 

Study of Pancreatic Surgical Procedures in patients with pain of chronic, relapsing pancreatitis. Gardner, R., Porter, M. – New York Surgical, April 1973

1970-1973

 

American Cancer Society Grant
Study of Regional Lymph Node Anti Tumor
Anti Body Production

1966-1992

 

The Role of Regional Lymph Nodes in Anti Tumor Anti Body Production-Gardner, R., Decosse, J. – Syracuse Medical Journal

1966

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Advanced Training

Advanced Training

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PALM BEACH BREAST INSTITUTE Breast Care by Design

ROBERT A. GARDNER, M.D., FOUNDER
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