Breast Health

Preventing, diagnosing and treating breast pain, lumps, cancer and more with state-of-the-art imaging, medical and surgical services.

Breast Health at UTMB Health

Patients who receive breast care and breast imaging services at UTMB Health can be confident they are receiving the highest level of care using the latest technology and treatments available.

UTMB Health is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The breast imaging program at UTMB Health has also been designated a “Center of Excellence” by the American College of Radiology. These distinguished designations mean patients can be assured that UTMB Health is providing the highest standards of care for breast health patients.

Breast Health at UTMB Health

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Why Choose UTMB Health?

Is it time for your annual mammogram? Do you want to know if you’re genetically at greater risk for breast cancer? Have you been diagnosed with breast cancer?

Regardless of your breast health needs, by choosing UTMB Health:

  • You will have access to the most comprehensive care and advanced treatments available for all breast conditions and diseases, provided by some of the region’s most highly distinguished and experienced physicians and breast health specialists
  • You can be confident you are receiving the right treatment because of UTMB’s multidisciplinary approach to care
  • You will have access to clinical trials and groundbreaking treatment options

Quality of Care

UTMB Health is recognized for the quality of its breast health programs. These distinguished designations mean you can trust that you will receive the best care for the best possible outcome.

NAP-BC

UTMB Health earns national reaccreditation for the highest level of breast care

The three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons, is given only to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.

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UTMB Health Breast Imaging designated a "Center of Excellence"

The hard work and dedication of the breast imaging team has resulted in national recognition. The program has been designated a “Center of Excellence” by the American College of Radiology. UTMB was one of the initial two programs in the Houston area to receive this prestigious honor, and one of the first in Texas to receive the designation.

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UTMB recognized as a 5-star academic health center for patient care

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has earned a prestigious national award for superior quality and care provided to patients. Earning five stars, the university is among a small number of academic medical centers nationwide to receive the 2017 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award. The award recognizes UTMB for demonstrating superior quality and safety performance as measured by the Vizient Quality and Accountability Study.

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