Denise Johnson Miller, M.D., FACS, Medical Director of Breast Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Receives Congressional Honor

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Denise Johnson Miller, M.D., FACS, Medical Director of Breast Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Receives Congressional Honor

Denise Johnson Miller, M.D., FACS, medical director of Breast Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and part of Meridian Cancer Care, recently received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from U.S. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo of California.

The award recognizes Dr. Miller's service and commitment to the breast cancer community during her two decades at Stanford Medical School in Stanford, California.

Dr. Miller has vast experience in general surgery and an extensive background in breast surgery. Prior to joining Meridian Cancer Care, Dr. Miller was an Associate Professor at Stanford Medical School and was most recently the medical director of Breast Surgery at St. Francis Health in Indianapolis.

At Stanford, Dr. Miller led the development of sentinel node programs and held leadership positions in institutional multi center trials on sentinel node methodology. Dr. Miller is a frequent presenter at national conferences and regional meetings. She has written numerous publications and abstracts has been recognized for her outstanding work with honors and awards including U.S. News and World Report's Top 1% Breast Surgery Physician, 2011 and Indianapolis Top Doctor, Breast Surgery, 2011.

Dr. Miller's education includes a fellowship in surgical oncology from the City of Hope National Medical Center in California, as well as residencies in general surgery from Jewish Hospital of St. Louis and the University of Illinois Affiliated Hospitals in Chicago.


About Jersey Shore University Medical Center:
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital - the first children's hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Jersey Shore specializes in cardiovascular care, orthopedics and rehabilitation, cancer care, neuroscience, nerve surgery and women's specialty services. Through the hospital's clinical research program, and its affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Jersey Shore serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs. For more information about Jersey Shore University Medical Center call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit www.JerseyShoreUniversityMedicalCenter.com.