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A New Era in Breast Care at the Breast Center

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014

When Donna Angotti, MD joined Doylestown Hospital in January, she said, "I feel like I'm home." For more than 20 years, this accomplished surgeon has specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of both benign and cancerous breast disease in her practice in Bucks and Montgomery counties.

She had her children at Doylestown Hospital and has lived in the local area for years. "I think being a part of the community you serve is huge. I've seen how the community has developed and grown, and Doylestown Hospital has also grown tremendously. I am excited to be part of the Breast Center of Doylestown Hospital and further develop it into something truly pioneering."

Early Detection and Prevention of Breast Cancer

Chances are you or someone you know has been affected by breast cancer. It is the most common cancer among women in the United States.

The Breast Center of Doylestown Hospital provides the spectrum of care for women, from preventive screening through diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

Early detection of breast cancer is key to successful treatment. Doylestown Hospital routinely diagnoses breast cancer in the earliest stages and outperforms its Pennsylvania peers on this critical measure.

  • The American Cancer Society recommends an annual mammogram beginning at age 40.
  • Doylestown Hospital is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.
  • More than 25,000 digital mammograms are performed every year at the Women's Diagnostic Center of Doylestown Hospital.
  • Doylestown Hospital earned accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), and is a Comprehensive Community Cancer Program.

Individual Treatment with a Team Approach

Dr. Angotti's philosophy of care emphasizes respect for each individual. She considers herself a partner in their care.

"It is important that patients understand their choices will be respected and they will be seen as a whole being whose emotional and spiritual needs will also be met. I'm here to serve the patient. That's what I'm called to do."

The Breast Center of Doylestown Hospital provides a team approach to individualized treatment, with education and support at every step.

Dr. Angotti is continually impressed by the courage of her patients who are faced with their own mortality. "These women have made a choice to live and to thrive through all this. We focus on the current situation and look forward to health in the future."

About Donna Angotti, MD

Donna Angotti, MD, is a board-certified and fellowship-trained breast surgeon who specializes in breast health, the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and the care of high-risk patients. She is Medical Director of the Breast Center of Doylestown Hospital.

About Doylestown Health's Breast Center

Doylestown Health's Breast Center offers comprehensive breast cancer and well-breast care, close to home. From early detection through advanced screening options like 3D mammography, to complex surgical treatments including nipple-sparing mastectomy, the experts at Doylestown Health are your resource for total breast health.

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