Living in the Monadnock Region, you benefit from breast care services right here that are more often found at large, urban medical centers. Cheshire’s Breast Care Center was created by a team of concerned physicians, nurses, and administrators who wanted to ensure that the highest level of care was being offered to their community. Their drive for excellence has been nationally recognized, and means you can expect exceptional care.
Nationally accredited breast center
Cheshire’s Breast Care Center achieved full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Accreditation is awarded by an independent organization, and is only awarded to institutions that prove they are providing patients the highest standard of care for diseases of the breast.
Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to centers that:
- Use a multidisciplinary team approach to managing breast care
- Base treatment on evidence and clinical proof
- Advance medical knowledge through involvement in clinical trials
- Provide ongoing monitoring and improvement of care
- Participate in community outreach and education
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence at Cheshire Medical Center
Cheshire Medical Center’s Breast Imaging Center is nationally recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This designation recognizes that the facility, physicians, and staff meet the highest level of patient-safety standards, imaging quality, expertise, and accurate diagnoses. Learn more about screening and diagnosis.
Breast Care Center leadership
The center is currently co-directed by H.E. Guy. Burman MD, FACS, an award-winning surgeon, and Brenda Glinka, associate director of radiology.
The leadership committee of the Breast Care Center represents the wide range of specialties involved with breast care, including surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, breast care coordinators, family medicine physicians, women’s health providers, cancer registrars, physical therapists, mammographers, administrators, and quality improvement experts.