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Julia C. Tchou, MD, PhD, FACS

Julia C. Tchou, MD, PhD, FACS Physician

Co-Director, Rena Rowan Breast Center
Section Chief, of Breast Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery

Languages spoken:

  • Cantonese

Dr. Tchou is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Julia C. Tchou

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issues from 2009 - 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Breast Cancer Program

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2002

Clinical Expertise:

  • Benign and Malignant Breast Disease
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Risk Reduction
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy)
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
  • Clinical Trials
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Molecular Breast Imaging
  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy (NSM)
  • Other types of Breast Cancer
  • Prophylactic Mastectomy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping and Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency:
Fellowship: Northwestern Medical Center

Memberships

Abramson cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Local American Associate of Cancer Research, National American College of Surgeons, National American College of Surgeons, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National Association of Academic Surgery, National Association of Women Surgeons, National Cancer Center at the Wistar Institute, Local DOD, CDRMP, Breast Cancer Research Program, National ECOG Breast Committee's Local-Regional Working Group, Local ECOG Breast Committee's Local-Regional Working Group, Local Scientist Reviewer, Department of Defense, CDRMP, Breast Cancer Research Program, National Society of Surgical Oncology, Breast Disease Site Working Group, National Society of Surgical Oncology, National The Wistar Institute Cancer Center,, Local Tumor Microenivronment and Metastasis Program, The Wistar institute, Philadelphia, PA, Local Women in Surgery Committee, American college of surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Tchou is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Endocrine & Oncologic Surgery
4 Silverstein Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 615-7575
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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