Linda M. Sommers, MD, FACS
A graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School, Linda Sommers completed her surgical training at the Stanford University Medical Center. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery, a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and co-author of the largest multi-institutional study of sentinel node biopsy undertaken to date published in the Annals of
Lynn T. Dengel, MD Msc
Dr. Lynn Dengel is a board-certified and fellowship trained breast surgeon specializing in breast cancer and melanoma. After finishing her undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College, she received her medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington D.C., where she graduated cum laude and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She subsequently completed general surgery residency at the University of Virginia Hospital Medical Center in Charlottesville, VA, where she received the Award of Academic Excellence from the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Dengel completed a breast surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, during which she developed clinical expertise in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer, including sentinel node biopsies, oncoplastic surgery, skin-sparing & nipple-sparing mastectomy and the management of benign breast disease. She has authored and co-authored several articles in leading peer-reviewed publications, including the Annals of Surgical Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Annals of Surgery. Dr. Dengel has received recognition for her research in breast cancer and melanoma, including the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award, supported by Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the Harvey Baker Traveling Fellow Award from the Society of Surgical Oncology.