RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Jennifer Bishop, MD, CWS, FACS, breast surgeon, received a three-year appointment as Cancer Liaison Physician for Presbyterian Cancer Care. Cancer Liaison Physicians are an integral part of cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
Dr. Bishop joined Presbyterian Cancer Care in 2016 and works primarily as a breast surgical oncologist. She also performs surgery for skin and soft tissue cancers in addition to benign breast disease and wound care. She received her bachelor's degree in biological chemistry from Wellesley College in Massachusetts. She earned her medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and completed her internship and residency in general surgery at Stamford Hospital in Connecticut. She completed her fellowship in interdisciplinary breast surgery at Yale University in Connecticut and is board certified in general surgery.
She serves on the American Society of Breast Surgeons Education Committee, the American College of Surgeons Young Fellows Association Governing Council and is a member of the Presbyterian Medical Group Executive Council.
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