Janet Grange, MD, Breast Specialist

As a surgeon specializing in the management of breast diseases, my formal training is in the comprehensive management of both benign and malignant conditions of the breast. As a woman and mother of three, my informal training has been in providing care. These two training tracks are a good combination for any physician, but my personal life has had other, more specific implications for my professional life as well...

My sister was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 25 years old. My experience of her struggle helped shape my entire adult life and led me to my career as a breast surgeon. As I reflect on her life and death, now over twenty years later, I can see that she was the victim not only of a very complicated disease, but also of a system that, at the time, did not encourage women to be active participants in their breast health, and did not give doctors the tools to diagnose early and treat effectively.

Fortunately, we have come a long way in that regard! So now, armed with the passion of my personal experience, along with some exciting advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, I have created a practice that is committed to answers and action, to treating patients with both compassion and expertise. After all, it’s your life, whatever it takes.
Professional Background

I received my Doctor of Medicine with High Distinction from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska in 1993 and completed residency training in General Surgery from the same institution in 2000. I am certified by the American Board of Surgery and am a  Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. I am an active member of the American Society of Breast Diseases as well as the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

On a local level, I serve as the Chairperson of the Breast Subgroup of the Every Woman Matters Program and my practice is a Corporate sponsor for the Nebraska Komen Race for the Cure. I am also an active member of the Metro Omaha Medical Society through which I have the opportunity to be involved in advising legislative organizations regarding women’s health issues. One of my favorite professional activities is speaking to women’s groups about breast health in order to help women become their own health advocate.

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Copyright 2008 by Janet Grange, MD