The Ashikari Breast Center has received full accreditation by the American College of Surgeons as a National Accredited Program for Breast Centers. Breast centers that achieve this national accreditation provide the highest quality care to their patients by offering a comprehensive range of breast care services on site including a full multidisciplinary approach to caring for breast cancer patients. The Ashikari Breast Center is the first accredited breast center in Westchester and one of only four in the state.
Ashikari Breast Center
• Woman’s Choice Award for Best Breast Centers
• National Accreditation Program
• Pioneers in Intraoperative Radiation Therapy and Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
• Pioneers in one step reconstruction
• Compassionate Team
• Conveniently Located
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As nationally recognized leaders in the field with over 65 years of cumulative experience, the team at the Ashikari Breast Center strives to provide outstanding medical and surgical care. Due to its efficient and comprehensive structure the center ensures a prompt diagnosis and can often get pathologic diagnoses within 48 hours. The Ashikari Breast Center remains the only specialty trained surgical oncology group practice in the Hudson Valley and surgically treats the largest number of breast cancer patients in the region.
Meet Our Founder Roy H. Ashikari, M.D., FACS
As one of the nation's preeminent surgical oncologists, Dr. Roy Ashikari founded Ashikari Breast Center along with his son, Andrew Ashikari, M.D. He has treated over 4,000 breast cancer cases and published over 70 scientific articles on the disease. Dr. Ashikari received his medical degree from Keio School of Medicine in Japan in 1958. He had his surgical residency and fellowship training at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City from 1962 to 1966 and surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center from 1966 to 1967. Dr. Ashikari was an attending surgeon at Memorial Sloan Kettering from 1968 to 1980. He was chief of breast services at Memorial Sloan Kettering between 1976 and 1979, and has been Professor of Surgery at New York Medical College since 1980. Dr. Ashikari was awarded one of Japan's highest honors, "The Order of the Sacred Treasure" in 2002 and "Ellis Island Medal of Honor" in 1990 for his outstanding contributions to Surgical Oncology and the evolution of medical science.
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For more information on the Ashikari Breast Center, please contact: (914) 693-5025.
To use our Physician Referral Service call (914) 964-4DOC (4362).