Mike Tripaldi was at a tiki bar with friends on Memorial Day weekend in 2015 when his life changed forever.
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Center for Breast Cancer
55 Fruit St
Boston, MA 02114-2696
- MD, Harvard Medical School
- PhD, Harvard University
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Accepted Insurance Plans
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Nipple sparing mastectomy
High risk patients
- Learn more about Barbara Smith, MD, and how a nipple-sparing mastectomy can reduce breast cancer recurrence.
- Nipple-sparing mastectomy. Rusby JE, Smith BL, Gui GP. Br J Surg 2010 Mar;97(3);305-16.
- An inferolateral approach to nipple-sparing mastectomy: optimizing mastectomy and reconstruction. Colwell AS, Gadd M, Smith BL, Austen WG Jr. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Aug;65(2):140-3.
- Occult nipple involvement in breast cancer: clinicopathologic findings in 316 consecutive mastectomy specimens. Brachte EF, Rusby Je, Michaelson JS, Chen LL, Muzikansky A, Smith BL, Koerner FC. J Clin Oncol 2009 Oct 20;27(30):4930-2
- Development and validation of a model predictive of occult nipple involvement in women undergoing mastectomy. Rusby JE, Bracte EF, Othus M, Michaelson JS, Koerner FC, Smith, BL Br J Surg: 2008 Nov;95(11):1356-61