Dr. Lisa M Sclafani MD Surgeon

Dr. Lisa Sclafani is a surgeon in New York, New York. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center. She received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. She is one of 33 doctors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and one of 25 at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Clinical Interests: Breast Cancer Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1982 - 1984

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1987

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1987 - 1988

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Axillary dissection can be avoided in the majority of clinically node-negative patients undergoing breast-conserving therapy.
Dengel, L. T.,Van Zee, K. J.,King, T. A.,Stempel, M.,Cody, H. S.,El-Tamer, M.,Gemignani, M. L.,Sclafani, L. M.,Sacchini, V. S.,Heerdt, A. S.,Plitas, G.,Junqueira, M.,Capko, D.,Patil, S.,Morrow, M.

Impact of Margin Assessment Method on Positive Margin Rate and Total Volume Excised.
Moo, T. A.,Choi, L.,Culpepper, C.,Olcese, C.,Heerdt, A.,Sclafani, L.,King, T. A.,Reiner, A. S.,Patil, S.,Brogi, E.,Morrow, M.,Van Zee, K. J.

Enhancing the clinical pathway for patients undergoing axillary lymph node dissection.
Barry, M., Weber, W. P., Lee, S., Mazzella, A., Sclafani, L. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Choice
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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