Sharon M. Rosenbaum Smith, MD, graduated from New York Medical College and completed her surgical residency at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York (now Northwell Health). She was chosen to be one of the first Fellows in the Breast Oncology Fellowship at the New York -Presbyterian Hospital / Cornell Medical Center. She is currently an Associate Professor of Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Dr Rosenbaum Smith specializes in the treatment of young women a ected by breast cancer, breast conservation surgery, skin and nipple sparing mastectomy, sentinel lymph node biopsy and high risk screening. She is often sought for her expertise in o ering second opinions.
Dr. Rosenbaum Smith is committed to providing each and every one of her patients with the best possible care. Her philosophy is based on her belief in treating the entire patient, not just the disease. She typicallyisabletoprovidesame -daydiagnosis,includingby performing in -office ultrasound with same day results and needle biopsy of breast masses with same day results. Each patient leaves her office with a complete outlined treatment plan tailored to the individual needs of that patient.
When treating breast cancer and breast disease, Dr. Rosenbaum Smith focuses not only on oncological results but also achieving the best cosmetic outcome. She believes that how the patient looks after the surgery has a significant impact on how fast a patient heals. Dr. Rosenbaum Smith has trained in ways to provide the best cosmetic results with both partial breast conservation surgery as well as with mastectomies.
Dr. Rosenbaum Smith is the founder and Co -Director of the Breast Surgery Oncology Fellowship program at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Beth Israel. She is committed to teaching the surgery residents to be the breast oncology surgeons of tomorrow.
Dr. Rosenbaum Smith has been a Patient Choice Award winner
(2011 -Present) and has received the Compassionate Doctor Recognition award (2011 -Present). She also received the On -Time Doctor Award in 2014 and 2016. She has authored numerous publications in her field in both authoritative books and in peer - reviewed medical journals. She has presented at national professional conferences, and is frequently called upon by major television news networks, radio networks, and numerous
magazines as an expert resource on breast cancer topics, including breast cancer treatments, prevention, breast cancer screening, new studies and treatment of benign breast disease. She is a member in good standing of all major breast surgical oncology societies.