Our Team

Our team of dedicated breast surgeons offer internationally-recognized care out of three convenient locations in Manhattan and Westchester.

For a diagnosis, a second opinion, or treatment with anyone on our team, call (212) 305-9676 or fill out online appointment request form.

Roshni Rao, MD
Chief, Division of Breast Surgery


Location: Columbia University Irving Medical Center, ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

Dr. Rao is a world-renown breast cancer surgeon and researcher. She has expertise in the treatment of locally advanced and metastatic breast cancer. Dr. Rao has received multiple accolades from patients and the medical community for her research and surgical skill. Read full bio.

Michelle Azu, MD

Location: NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital 

Dr. Azu is the director of Breast Surgical Services at Lawrence Hospital. She is actively involved in breast cancer research. Dr. Azu holds multiple leadership positions,including with the American Cancer Society. Read full bio.

Bret Taback, MD

Location: Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Dr. Taback is an internationally recognized surgical oncologist. His interests include minimally-invasive breast surgery and melanoma care. Dr. Taback has received multiple awards for his commitment to patient care. Read full bio.

Lisa Wiechmann, MD

Location: Columbia University Irving Medical Center, ColumbiaDoctors Midtown 

Dr. Wiechmann is a board-certifiedsurgeon specializing in breast cancer,who has been recognized with honorsby the Breast Cancer Alliance, theSusan G. Komen for the CureFoundation and the Society of SurgicalOncology. Read full bio.

Our Locations

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Herbert Irving Pavilion, 10th Floor
161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown

51 W. 51st Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues)
New York, NY 10019

NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital

55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708

Regardless of location, our surgeons collaborate closely with specialists in breast imaging, oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, gynecology, nutrition, physical therapy, and more to give superior care and personalized attention to each individual we treat.

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