Dr. Michelle Connolly Specht MD Surgeon

Dr. Michelle Specht is a surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. She received her medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 18 years. She is one of 134 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital and one of 42 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1996–2003

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Surgical excision of radial scars diagnosed by core biopsy may help predict future risk of breast cancer.
Miller, C. L.,West, J. A.,Bettini, A. C.,Koerner, F. C.,Gudewicz, T. M.,Freer, P. E.,Coopey, S. B.,Gadd, M. A.,Hughes, K. S.,Smith, B. L.,Rafferty, E.,Specht, M. C.

The impact of radiation therapy on the risk of lymphedema after treatment for breast cancer: a prospective cohort study.
Warren, L. E.,Miller, C. L.,Horick, N.,Skolny, M. N.,Jammallo, L. S.,Sadek, B. T.,Shenouda, M. N.,O'Toole, J. A.,Macdonald, S. M.,Specht, M. C.,Taghian, A. G.

Risk of lymphedema after mastectomy: potential benefit of applying ACOSOG Z0011 protocol to mastectomy patients.
Miller, C. L.,Specht, M. C.,Skolny, M. N.,Horick, N.,Jammallo, L. S.,O'Toole, J.,Shenouda, M. N.,Sadek, B. T.,Smith, B. L.,Taghian, A. G.

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