Arpana M. Naik, M.D.

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Medical Director

The Breast Center at OHSU
Assistant Professor

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Dr. Naik earned her Bachelor's degree at Yale University and completed her medical school training at New York University School of Medicine, followed by a surgical residency at New York University. She has completed a surgical oncology fellowship at the Surgery Branch of the National Cancer Institute and a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Her research interests include sentinel node biopsy, multidisciplinary trials, and surgical outcomes research in the area of breast cancer and breast disease.

She also has a special clinical interest in oncoplastic breast surgery, skin-sparing mastectomy, and nipple-sparing mastectomy.

Facing Fatal Genes (VIDEO) - Dr. Naik and Dr. Reid Mueller answer questions they frequently hear treating women with high risk of breast cancer. [ from Oregonline.com ]

Selected Publications

"Estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, interleukin-6 and interleukin-8 are variable in breast cancer and benign stem/progenitor cell populations," BMC Cancer (Vol: 14, Issue: 1, ) - 2014

"Intratumor mapping of intracellular water lifetime: Metabolic images of breast cancer?," NMR in Biomedicine (Vol: 27, Issue: 7, Page 760-773) - 2014

"Correlation of breast cancer axillary lymph node metastases with stem cell Mutations," JAMA Surgery (Vol: 148, Issue: 9, Page 873-878) - 2013

"Fresh surgical specimens yield breast stem/progenitor cells and reveal their oncogenic abnormalities," Annals of Surgical Oncology (Vol: 19, Issue: 2, Page 527-535) - 2012

"Impact of American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 and National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project B-32 trial results on surgeon practice in the Pacific Northwest," American Journal of Surgery (Vol: 203, Issue: 5, Page 618-622) - 2012


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Memberships & Associations

Active member, American Society of Breast Surgeons
Active member, American Society of Breast Diseases