Meridian Cancer Care welcomes breast surgeon Denise L. Johnson Miller, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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Meridian Cancer Care welcomes breast surgeon Denise L. Johnson Miller, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Denise Miller, M.D., F.A.C.S., has recently joined Meridian Health as medical director for Breast Surgery at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. As part of an exceptional team of cancer experts, Dr. Miller's recruitment is a true testament to Meridian Cancer Care's commitment to providing the most comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, close to home.

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 lead 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 US 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.

According to Mark J. Krasna, M.D., corporate medical director, Meridian Cancer Care, "We are proud to welcome Dr. Denise Johnson Miller to our expanding multidisciplinary team of cancer experts. As a recognized national expert in both breast surgery and general surgery, she will work closely with the team at Meridian Cancer Care to expand the breast surgery capabilities at Jersey Shore. Dr. Miller's experience in both surgery and research confirms Meridian Cancer Care as a top notch oncology program dedicated to providing the best, most advanced cancer care for our community."