2022 Annual Meeting Meeting: The Online Experience


The Online Experience Is Open!

  • Learn from experts in the field of breast surgery
  • A broad array of clinical and practical topics
  • All General Session content in an engaging, user-friendly format
  • Access innovative scientific and clinical concepts
  • Self-paced, in-depth learning
  • Earn up to 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Online Experience Overview

Coding and Reimbursement Symposium

Moderator: Richard Fine, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Richard Fine, MD, FACS
  • Implementation of 2021 EM Codes: Does My Documentation Meet the Appropriate Levels? Based on MDM vs Based on Time
    Linda Han, MD, FACS, FSSO; Terry Sarantou, MD, FACS
  • Coding Issues From “My Biller”: From Intra-operative Localization to ATT
    Richard Fine, MD, FACS
  • How Do I Code This?
    Walton Taylor, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

The John Wayne Critical Issues in Breast Cancer Forum: Breast Cancer Post-COVID

Supported by a grant from the John Wayne Cancer Foundation
Moderator: Dennis Holmes, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Dennis Holmes, MD, FACS
  • Screening Delays: Will We See Stage Migration?
    Jill Dietz, MD, FACS
  • The Ethics of Delaying Surgery
    Toan Nguyen, MD, FACS
  • Impact of COVID on Timing of Multigene Assays
    Judy Boughey, MD, FACS
  • The Same Day Mastectomy
    Lee Wilke, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

High-Risk Clinic

Moderator: Peter Beitsch, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Peter Beitsch, MD, FACS
  • Making Sense of Risk Models for Breast Cancer
    Amy Cyr, MD, FACS
  • Risk-Reducing Medications
    Amy Cyr, MD, FACS
  • Minimizing Risk With Diet and Exercise
    Tarah Ballinger, MD
  • When Should We Offer Preventative Mastectomy?
    Todd Tuttle, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

Breast Imaging in 2022

Moderator: Souzan El-Eid, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Souzan El-Eid, MD, FACS
  • Role of Axillary Ultrasound
    Christine Laronga, MD, FACS
  • Abbreviated MRI: Who, What, Where, and Why?
    Christopher Comstock, MD
  • The Future of Breast Imaging
    Aanshu Shah, MD
  • Q&A

Presidential Address

  • Presidential Address Introduction
    Nathalie Johnson, MD, FACS
  • “This Is the Moment...”
    Julie Margenthaler, MD, FACS

The Great Debates

Moderator: Susan Boolbol, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Susan Boolbol, MD, FACS
  • Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy Should Be Given to All T2/T3 ER/PR Positive, HER2-negative Breast Cancers (Yes)
    Anna Weiss, MD, FACS
  • Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy Should Be Given to All T2/T3 ER/PR Positive, HER2-negative Breast Cancers (No)
    Hiram Cody, III, MD, FACS
  • Axillary Surgery Is Obsolete (Yes)
    Theresa Schwartz, MD, MS, FACS
  • Axillary Surgery Is Obsolete (No)
    Armando Giuliano, MD, FACS, FRCSEd

Scientific Oral Presentations I

Moderators: Sarah Blair, MD, FACS; Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD, FACS, FSSO
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Sarah Blair, MD, FACS; Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD, FACS, FSSO
  • Oncotype Dx scores and Nodal Status in Patients over 70 years old – Continue to Choose Wisely
    Kyra Nicholson, MD
  • Margin Management and Adjuvant Therapy for Phyllodes Tumors: Practice Patterns of the American Society of Breast Surgeons Members
    Emilia Diego, MD, FACS
  • Text-based Intervention Increases Mammography Uptake Among Overdue Patients at an Urban Safety-net Hospital
    Asha Nanda
  • Economic Impact of Reducing Re-excision Rates after Breast Conserving Surgery in a Large, Integrated Health System
    Jeffery Chakedis, MD, FACS
  • Breast-Specific Sensuality in Breast Cancer Survivors: Sexually Active or Not
    Hannah Peifer
  • Survival Outcomes in Patients Following Locoregional Treatment for DCIS: Analysis of the NCDB DCIS Special Study Cohort
    Sabrina Wang

Mitigating Disparities in Medicine

Moderator: Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Caring for the Transgender Patient
    Marissa Tenenbaum, MD
  • Screening: What Are the Issues and How Can I Help?
    Vivian Bea, MD, MBS, FACS
  • Racial and Ethnic Differences in Genetics/Genomics
    Preeti Subhedar, MD, FACS
  • Important Considerations in Technology Implementation
    Jane Mendez, MD, FACS
  • Microaggressions in Medicine
    Leisha Elmore, MD, MPHS
  • Q&A

Quickshot Presentations

Moderators: Daniel Leff, FRCS, MS (Hons), PhD; Tracy-Ann Moo, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Daniel Leff, FRCS, MS (Hons), PhD; Tracy-Ann Moo, MD, FACS
  • Does Breast-conserving Surgery with Radiotherapy Have a Better Survival Than Mastectomy? A Meta-analysis of More Than 1,500,000 Patients
    Manish Karamchandani, MD
  • A Prospective Clinical Trial of Immediate Breast Reconstruction Following Pre-mastectomy Radiotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer
    Puneet Singh, MD
  • The Effect of Lymphatic Microsurgical Preventing Healing Approach (LYMPHA) on the Development of Upper Extremity Lymphedema Following Axillary Lymph Node Dissection in Breast Cancer Patients
    Omar Qutob, MD
  • Axillary Node Positivity Among Suspicious but FNA Negative Nodes
    Thomas Robbins
  • Accuracy of Mammography, Ultrasound, Contrast Enhanced Digital Mammography and MRI on the Evaluation of Residual in Breast Disease After Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy
    Chi Zhang, MD
  • Young Women with Breast Cancer: Does Surgical Approach Impact Overall Survival?
    Christine Pestana, MD
  • “Practice of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients Undergoing Mastectomy with or without Immediate Reconstruction: A Survey of ASBrS Members.”
    Abida Sattar, MD, FACS

Surgical Innovation Forum

Supported by the ASBrS Foundation through a grant from the Melvin and Lynna Silverstein Giving Fund
Moderator: Stacy Ugras, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Stacy Ugras, MD, FACS
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Is There a Role for De-Escalation?
    Faina Nakhlis, MD, FACS
  • What Is the Role for Surgery After NAC?
    Henry Kuerer, MD, PhD, FACS
  • Surgery for Stage IV Disease
    Mark Basik, MD
  • Supraclavicular and Contralateral Axillary Disease Management
    Suzanne Coopey, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

Pain Management in Breast Surgery

Moderator: David Brenin, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    David Brenin, MD, FACS
  • PECS Blocks
    Kaitlyn Kennard, MD
  • ERAS Protocols
    Catherine Pesce, MD, FACS
  • Ethics of Prescribing Opioids
    Terry Sarantou, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

Best Papers of 2021

  • Best Papers of 2021
    Helen Pass, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgery Corner

Moderator: Shawna Willey, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Shawna Willey, MD, FACS
  • Updates on Implants and ALCL
    Terence Myckatyn, BSc(Hon), MD
  • Surgery for Lymphedema: LYMPHA, Lymph Node Transfer, and More!
    Aladdin Hassanein, MD, MMSc, FACS
  • Going Flat Aesthetic Closures
    Deanna Attai, MD, FACS
  • Access for Reconstruction: Is It an Issue?
    Sharon Lum, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

Keynote Address: “When Is Local Therapy Enough?”

  • Keynote Address Introduction
    Julie Margenthaler, MD, FACS
  • “When Is Local Therapy Enough?”
    V. Suzanne Klimberg, MD, PhD, MSHCT, FACS

The Patient Perspective

Moderator: Betty Fan, DO, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Betty Fan, DO, FACS
  • Breast Cancer as a Young Mother
    Jennifer Farmer
  • Living With Metastatic Disease
    Jennifer Brown
  • Survivorship After Breast Cancer for the Breast Surgeon
    Jennifer O'Neill, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

Scientific Oral Presentations II

Moderators: Oluwadamilola “Lola” Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS, FACS; Mediget Teshome, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Oluwadamilola “Lola” Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS, FACS; Mediget Teshome, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Nodal Pathologic Complete Response Rates in Luminal Breast Cancer Vary by Genomic Risk and Age
    Judy Boughey, MD, FACS
  • Is Nodal Clipping Beneficial for Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy?
    Giacomo Montagna, MD, MPH
  • Intervention to Hepatic and Pulmonary METastases in Breast Cancer Patients: Prospective, Multi-Institutional Registry Study-IMET; Protocol MF 14-02
    Atilla Soran, MD, MPH, FNBC, FACS
  • A DCIS Biosignature with a Novel Residual Risk Subtype Identifies Patients with Varying Risk and RT Benefit Among Younger and High Grade DCIS Patients
    Brian Czerniecki, MD, PhD, FACS
  • Impact of Loco-regional Treatment on Survival in Young Patients with Operable Breast Cancer
    Javier Orozco, MD, MSc
  • The Male WhySurg Study: Patient and Surgeon Experience
    Anna Chichura, MD

“How I Do It” Videos

Moderator: Abhishek Chatterjee, MD, MBA, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Abhishek Chatterjee, MD, MBA, FACS
  • Early BIA-ALCL. From Diagnosis to Treatment
    Gonzalo Ziegler Rodriguez, MD
  • Q&A
  • The Single Port Robotic Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
    Deborah Farr, MD, FACS
  • Q&A
  • Prophylactic Lympho-Venous Bypass following Axillary Lymph Node Dissection (Simple LYMPHA)
    James Jakub, MD, FACS
  • Q&A
  • Gender-Affirming Bilateral Mastectomy with Free Nipple Grafting
    Jeffrey Sugandi, MD
  • Q&A

Latest Developments

Moderator: Brigid Killelea, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Brigid Killelea, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Clinical Trials to Know About Right Now
    Roshni Rao, MD
  • Medical Therapy
    Jennifer Matro, MD
  • Ablative Techniques
    Sheldon Feldman, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

De-escalating and Escalating Radiation

Moderator: Katherine Glover-Collins, MD, PhD
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Katherine Glover-Collins, MD, PhD
  • Gene Profiling for Adjuvant Radiation
    Stephanie Valente, DO, FACS
  • Beyond the Breast: The Role of Regional Radiation
    Richard Zellars, MD
  • Assessing the Need for Radiation After NAC
    Meena Moran, MD
  • IORT: Where Do We Stand?
    Nathalie Johnson, MD, FACS
  • Q&A

Survivorship and Beyond

Moderator: Sarah McLaughlin, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Sarah McLaughlin, MD, FACS
  • Building a Successful Survivorship Program
    Paul Baron, MD, FACS
  • Sex After Breast Cancer
    Shayna Showalter, MD, FACS
  • What Is Exercise Oncology and How Can It Help My Patients?
    Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH
  • Financial Toxicity in Breast Cancer Patients
    Rachel Greenup, MD, MPH, FACS
  • Q&A

Most Requested Topics in Benign Breast Diseases

Moderator: Lucy De La Cruz, MD
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Lucy De La Cruz, MD
  • Granulomatous Mastitis
    Atilla Soran, MD, MPH, FNBC, FACS
  • Breast Diseases During Pregnancy and Lactation
    Katrina Mitchell, MD, FACS
  • Papilloma: To Excise or Not to Excise?
    Kandice Ludwig, MD, FACS
  • Phyllodes
    Richard Barth, Jr., MD, FACS
  • Abscess, Zuska’s Disease, and Fistulas
    Howard Snider, Jr., MD, FACS
  • Breast Pain
    Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, FACOS, FACS
  • Q&A

Creating Longevity for Breast Surgeons

Moderator: Alyssa Throckmorton, MD, FACS
  • Welcome and Introduction
    Alyssa Throckmorton, MD, FACS
  • Media Training
    Gregory Boller, PhD
  • How To Prevent Burnout
    Ronda Henry-Tillman, MD, FACS
  • Ergonomics in the OR
    Katherine Kopkash, MD, FACS
  • 2025 Is Here!
    Walton Taylor, MD, FACS
  • Q&A