Our Care Team

Breast Care Center Banner

At the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, each patient can take advantage of a wide range of healthcare professionals in one location, the UCSF Helen Diller Family Cancer Center located at Mount Zion. Our team of surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, nurse practitioners, plastic surgeons, psychologists, genetic counselors, acupuncturists and herbalists work together to provide the best possible breast care for each individual. Our aim is to tailor your care so that it is right for you.


Suzanne Ackerson

  • Practice Supervisor

Michael Alvarado, MD

  • Breast Surgeon
  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Christopher Benz, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Adjunct Professor, Medicine

Diana Bretzinger

  • Practice Manager, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center

Lauren E. Brown, MSW

  • Clinical Social Worker

Bianca Carpentier, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Jo Chien, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine

Carrie D'Andrea, RN

  • Breast Surgery and Oncology

Sarah Donahue, NP

  • Breast Oncology

Charles Dollbaum, Jr., PhD, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Hematology/Oncology

Jean Anne Donnell, BA, RN

  • Clinical Nurse III

Rachel Eckert, NP

  • Breast Oncology

Suzanne Eder, NP, AOCNP

  • Nurse Practitioner

Laura Esserman, MD, MBA

  • Breast Surgeon
  • Professor of Surgery and Radiology
  • Affiliate Faculty, Institute for Health Policy Studies
  • Director, UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center
  • Co-Leader, Breast Oncology Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cheryl Ewing, MD

  • Breast Surgeon
  • Professor of Surgery

Emily Flores, NP

  • Breast Oncology

Robert Foster, MD

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Surgery
  • Chief, Plastic Surgery, Mount Zion and the UCSF Breast Reconstructive Service

Barbara Fowble, MD, FACR, FASTRO

  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Professor, Clinical Radiation Oncology

Rita Freimanis, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Professor, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Andrei Goga, MD, PhD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Assistant Professor in Residence, Breast Oncology

Sarah Goldin, BS, BSN

  • Clinical Nurse III

Mindy E. Goldman, MD

  • Gynecologist
  • Clinical Professor, Ob/Gyn & Reproductive Sciences
  • Director, UCSF Breast Health Cancer Care Program

Heather Greenwood, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Jessica Hayward, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Leah Hellerstein, MSW

  • Clinical Social Worker

Craig Henderson, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Adjunct Professor, Hematology/Oncology

Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD

  • Radiologist
  • Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
  • Chief of Breast Imaging

Amie Lee, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Cindy Lee, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Melanie Majure, MD

  • Medical Oncologist

Julie Mak, MS, LCGC

  • Genetic Counselor

Michelle Melisko, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine

Mark M. Moasser, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Professor in Residence, Medicine

Rita Mukhtar, MD

  • Breast Surgeon

Pamela Munster, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Professor in Residence, Medicine
  • Director, Early Phase Clinical Trials Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Associate Director, Investigational Therapeutics, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Catherine Park, MD

  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Associate Professor, Clinical Radiation Oncology

John W. Park, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine and Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Novel Therapeutics in Breast Oncology
  • Co-director, UCSF Breast SPORE Program

Elissa Price, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Radiology, Breast Imaging Section, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Karishma Raghuwanshi

  • Practice Supervisor

Kimberly Ray, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Assistant Professor, Clinical Radiology, Breast Imaging Section, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Hope Rugo, MD

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Clinical Professor, Medicine
  • Director, Breast Oncology Clinical Trials Program

Gretchen Santos, NP

  • Breast Oncology

Hani Sbitany, MD

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
  • Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Mariela Shaiken-Manz, NP

  • Breast Surgery

Tracy Sherertz, MD

  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR

  • Radiologist (part-time)
  • Professor Emeritus of Radiology, Breast Imaging Section, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging

Nicola Stewart, LCGC, MS

  • Genetic Counselor

Loretta Strachowski, MD

  • Radiologist
  • Clinical Professor, Breast Imaging Section, Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Jasmine Wong, MD

  • Breast Surgeon
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Marina Yuan, NP

  • Breast Oncology