slide 1: Patrick Borgen MD
Chair Department of Surgery
Director Maimonides Breast Center
Dr. Patrick I. Borgen is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn
New York. He also heads the Brooklyn Breast Cancer Program at the Maimonides Cancer Center –
the only dedicated cancer center in Brooklyn. Dr. Borgen was recruited from Memorial Sloan Kettering
where he served as Chief of Breast Services Head of the Breast Cancer Research Laboratory and
Director of the Breast Cancer Disease Management Team.
Dr. Patrik Borgen MD has received numerous research grants from the National Institutes of Health
the American Cancer Society the US Army and the National Cancer Institute. Widely published in
peer - reviewed publications Dr. Borgen is on the Editorial Board of Annals of Surgical Oncology and
on the Peer Review Board of The Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA. He is Guest
Editor for: Surgery Annals of Surgery The Journal of the American College of Surgeons Breast
Diseases Breast Diseases Quarterly The Breast Journal The Lancet Archives of Surgery and
Journal of Clinical Oncology. He is editor of three major textbooks on breast disease and has
contributed chapters to 15 other texts. To date he has published over 200 articles in peer reviewed
journals 139 abstracts and 15 editorials.
Dr. Patrick Borgen has been Chairman of the American College of Surgeons Breast Cancer Trials
Group as well as a Member of the Executive Board of Directors of the American Society for the Study
of Breast Disease. He is currently on the Executive Boards of the Breast Cancer Alliance Inc. and of
Tulane University and a member of the American Joint Committee on Cancer Breast Task Force.