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Faina Nakhlis, MD, FACS

Surgical Oncology

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  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School


Clinical Interests

  • Breast cancer
  • Breast surgery
  • High-risk breast lesions
  • Inflammatory breast cancer

Diseases Treated

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-632-2175 (new)
    617-632-6067 (follow-up)
  • Office Phone Number617-632-6067
  • Fax617-582-9969


Dr. Nakhlis received her medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago in 1996. She subsequently completed her residency in general surgery and her breast surgery fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago. She is an attending physician in the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Faulkner Hospital in Boston Her clinical research interests are focused on lobular neoplasia, the use of breast MRI in breast cancer screening and diagnostic evaluation, and inflammatory breast cancer.

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2003


  • Northwestern University, Breast Fellowship


  • Northwestern University, Surgery

Medical School:

  • Rush University Medical College


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