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Our breast care provider team includes nurse navigators, radiologists, a fellowship trained breast surgeon, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, plastic surgeons, physical therapists, an oncology social worker, and dietitians.
Although care is delivered by a diverse team of specialists, the nurse navigators and the Saratoga Hospital Center for Breast Care staff coordinate and streamline the process so that each individual patient is provided with the specialized, supportive care and attention they deserve.
Patricia Rae Kennedy, MD
Dr. Patricia Rae Kennedy completed her fellowship training in breast diseases at the Faulkner Breast Center and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She served as medical director of the Faulkner Breast Center, and then went on to Indiana University Health North Hospital, where she developed a multidisciplinary breast center and served as its medical director.
As a surveyor for the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, Dr. Kennedy has visited breast centers across the United States to ensure that women are offered the highest standards of care for breast disease.
Dimitri J. Koumanis, MD
Dr. Koumanis is a plastic surgeon board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Koumanis has been an assistant professor of plastic surgery at Albany Medical Center and Albany Medical College. He also has numerous book chapters and research publications in peer reviewed medical journals.
Diane Young, RN, Breast Health Nurse Navigator
Diane has been working at Saratoga Hospital for the past 12 years. A specialist in breast and women’s healthcare issues, she works with patients to schedule tests and any consultations. She also explains test to patients, answers questions, and guides them through the process. Every step of the way, she is a patient’s advocate and source of support.
Lisa J. Wolf, PA-C, MMSc
Lisa graduated with honors and received her Master of Medical Science degree from the Emory University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program. During this time she also participated in a preceptorship program at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. She has worked as a Physician Assistant in medical oncology for over 15 years with a special focus in caring for breast cancer patients. She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member of the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology.
Jennifer K. Roe, RN
Jennifer graduated Valedictorian with her RN degree from Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Albany NY. Her first nursing position out of school was as an OR nurse at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany NY. She then went on to become a NICU nurse at the Bernard and Millie Duker Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center.
Jessica Rounds, LPN
Jessica most recently was the nurse manager at Capital Area Plastic Surgery, PLLC. Previously she worked at Hudson Headwaters Health Network, The Pines at Glens Falls and Glens Falls Hospital