Dr. Gail Lebovic is the President of the American Society of Breast Disease (ASBD). She earned a B.A. in physiology and anatomy and a master's in endocrinology from University of California, Berkeley. In 1986, she received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine. After an internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, she performed her surgical residency at Stanford University Medical Center and completed two fellowships – one in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast and another at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Lebovic is certified by the American Board of Surgery and her areas of special medical interest include diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, and management of congenital breast deformities. She has also invented several medical devices and co-founded a number of companies in the area of women's health including Biolucent, Inc., makers of the MammoPad™ breast cushion designed to make mammography more comfortable.
Listen as Dr. Lebovic explains what oncoplastic surgery is.
August 28, 2008 - 10:36am
Dr. Lebovic explains how common oncoplastic surgery is.
August 28, 2008 - 10:25am
Dr. Lebovic explains what a minimally invasive breast biopsy is.
August 28, 2008 - 10:16am
Listen as Dr. Lebovic shows how a mammogram test is performed.
August 28, 2008 - 10:02am
Listen as Dr. Lebovic tells you what age women should start having mammograms.
August 28, 2008 - 9:48am
Dr. Lebovic discusses if a mammogram can be used to diagnose breast cancer.
August 28, 2008 - 9:38am
Dr. Lebovic explains what a woman should do if she finds a lump in her breast during a self exam, but her doctor says there's nothing to worry about.
August 28, 2008 - 9:15am
Dr. Lebovic explains if it's possible to have reconstructive breast surgery at the same time as a mastectomy.
August 27, 2008 - 2:30pm
Dr. Lebovic recalls the doctor a woman should see if she is diagnosed with breast cancer.
August 27, 2008 - 2:07pm
Listen as Dr. Lebovic explains how a surgeon decides what type of treatment is needed for a woman's breast cancer.
August 27, 2008 - 1:56pm
Dr. Lebovic explains if breast reduction is considered a "cosmetic" surgery.
August 27, 2008 - 1:44pm
Dr. Lebovic explains whether a saline or gel-filled implant feels more natural after reconstructive breast surgery.
August 27, 2008 - 1:01pm
Dr. Lebovic explains the best way to prevent getting breast cancer.
August 27, 2008 - 12:50pm
Dr. Lebovic explains if breast augmentation is dangerous and if it increases a woman's risk for breast cancer.
August 27, 2008 - 12:29pm