Franklin Park Resident Joins Saint Peter’s Breast Center

The Saint Peter’s Breast Center team, from left: Surgeons Rose Mustafa, MD; Susan McManus, MD, and Lisa Hopkins, MD, along with Kim Dixon, MD, breast care specialist. Photo: St. Peter’s University Medical Center.

A township resident is the newest member of The Saint Peter’s Breast Center in New Brunswick.

Dr. Rose Mustafa, a Franklin Park resident, joins Drs. Susan McManus, director of the Saint Peter’s Breast Center, and Lisa Hopkins.

Dr. Kim Dixon serves as the Breast Center team’s breast care specialist.

Mustafa completed a breast surgical oncology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in July 2017, according to a press release from the hospital. She finished her surgical residency in New York at Montefiore Medical Center – Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

The Saint Peter’s Breast Center is in the midst of its third 3-year, full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, or NAPBC, a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. The Saint Peter’s Breast Center also received full accreditation from the NAPBC in 2009, becoming the first breast center in central New Jersey to be accredited by the organization, and in 2012.

Members of the Saint Peter’s Breast Center pool their expertise, covering multiple medical specialties, to design a customized treatment program for each patient, according to the release. Using the most advanced oncology treatment options available, Saint Peter’s offers a full range of state-of-the-art services:

  • Women’s imaging
  •  Screening and diagnostic mammography services including tomosynthesis
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Image guided breast biopsies
  • Breast MRI and MRI guided breast biopsies
  • Bone density
  • Breast surgery
  • Radiation oncology
  • Survivorship services
  •  “Moving On” therapeutic exercise program for patients in treatment
  •  Nutrition and social services
  •  Lymphedema prevention and rehabilitation
  •  Wellness
  •  Genetic counseling


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