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Susan M. Domchek, MD

Susan M. Domchek, MD Physician

Director, MacDonald Women’s Cancer Risk Evaluation Center
Executive Director, Basser Center for BRCA
Basser Professor in Oncology

Dr. Domchek is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Susan M. Domchek

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issues from 2011 to 2013

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Basser Center for BRCA
    • Breast Cancer Program
    • Mariann and Robert MacDonald Women's Cancer Risk Evaluation Center
  • LGBT Health

Board Certification:

  • Medical Oncology, 2001

Clinical Expertise:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Genetics and Prevention

Description of Clinical Expertise

Breast cancer prevention, screening and treatment
Breast cancer genetics

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Rena Rowan Breast Center

    Abramson Cancer Center Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 3rd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology, International Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (PrECOG), National Facing our risk of cancer empowered (FORCE), National Living Beyond Breast Cancer, National National Cancer Institute, National Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, International The American Society for Clinical Investigation, National Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Domchek is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Breast cancer genetics
Breast cancer prevention and screening
Breast cancer immunotherapy clinical trials

Selected Publications:

Wu S1,2, Weinstein SP3, DeLeo MJ 3rd4, Conant EF5, Chen J6, Domchek SM7, Kontos D8,9.: Quantitative assessment of background parenchymal enhancement in breast MRI predicts response to risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: preliminary evaluation in a cohort of BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. Breast Cancer Research : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

3 West Perelman Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-3360
Fax: (215) 615-3349
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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