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.
Surgical Quality Partner of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)
As an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Quality Partner, we’re committed to the highest standards of surgical care. This designation reflects our proven record of adhering to the most rigorous standards in surgical quality—to minimize complications, improve outcomes, and save lives.
Our participation in ACS Quality Programs helps ensure that we continue providing our patients with the best care possible. When you see the ACS Surgical Quality Partner mark in our hospital, you can trust that we’re dedicated to quality and relentless self-improvement.
Breast Care Center leadership
The center is currently directed by H.E. Guy. Burman MD, FACS, an award-winning surgeon.
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.