Pat Whitworth, MD, F.A.C.S.

Dr. Pat Whitworth is a breast surgical oncologist and Director of the Nashville Breast Center. He has served as Vice Chair of the Breast Committee for the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group, Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS, 2005-2008) and Chair of the Research Committee for the ASBS. Co-author of numerous articles on diagnosis, staging and therapeutic options in breast cancer, his research interests include targeted treatments based on multi-gene classifiers as well as image-guided, minimally invasive surgical techniques for the diagnosis and management of breast cancer. He has served as Principle Investigator, Investigator or co-investigator for numerous NCI and industry sponsored clinical trials.

M.D.: University of Tennessee, Memphis 1983

General Surgery: University of Louisville, 1988

Surgical Oncology: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 1991