Dr. Amelia Tower, DO, FACOS

Dr. Tower blends her exceptional academic and surgical training with her approachable, “small town” Southern charm to provide compassionate and comprehensive care for her patients. Dr. Tower is specialized in the most innovative and advanced surgical techniques for the treatment of high risk, benign, and malignant breast diseases. She is a certified Hidden Scar™ specialist and has strong interests in minimally invasive breast surgery, oncoplastic surgery, as well as nipple and skin sparing mastectomy. Dr. Tower is committed to achieving the best possible outcome for each patient by delivering individualized, multidisciplinary breast health and cancer care. She combines a holistic approach into the treatment, care, recovery, and survivorship.

Dr. Tower is Board Certified by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and is designated as a Fellow. She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society of Surgical Oncology, and the Association of Women Surgeons. She has published several academic papers and book chapters on breast research and has made multiple presentations at national conferences. When she is not caring for her patients, Dr. Tower enjoys spending time with her husband and very active sons, Huxley and Hobbes.

MEDICAL TRAINING:
Society of Surgical Oncology Breast Surgery Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Residency in General Surgery: Plaza Medical Center, Fort Worth, TX
Medical School: ATSU – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO

Treatments Offered:
• Lumpectomy
• Total mastectomy
• Nipple-sparing mastectomy
• Skin-sparing mastectomy
• Hidden Scar™ surgery
• Oncoplastic breast surgery
• Sentinel node biopsy
• Axillary dissection
• Excision of benign masses (Fibroadenomas, cysts, etc.)
• Insertion of catheters for accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI)
• Excisional biopsy
• Major duct excision
• Nipple duct excision
• Breast cyst aspiration
• Skin punch biopsy
• Implantable venous access port insertions and removal
• Genetic counseling and testing
• High risk management
• Survivorship
• Consultation services

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