Having spoken to thousands of patients about a breast cancer surgery, Dr. Gorman understands that value that women place on cosmetic appearance. Whether a patient needs a mastectomy or lumpectomy, Dr. Gorman believes that it is an integral part of the treatment to provide her patients with a positive body image and bolster their self-confidence after the operation.
When a woman wakes up and examines her body, the degree of scarring can be a very decisive factor in the recovery process, which is why we are sharing this article on the effects of scarring and breast cancer surgery.
We invite you to read this article, Scarring After Breast Cancer Surgery, in the Huffington Post.
Valerie Gorman, MD, FACS, is a breast cancer surgeon. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and serves as Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of Surgical Services at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie.
- Certificate, Physician Leadership Program, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas (2010)
- M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Texas (June 1999)
- B.S., Biola University, LaMirada, California, (1994) Magna Cum Laude
- Residency in General Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas (June 2004)