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Medical & Scientific Advisory Council


Lon McCroskey,  MD, FACS
is a board-certified surgeon with Midwest Breast Care at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan. With more than 30 years of surgical experience.
Bret Miller was Dr. Lon McCroskey’s 13th
Male Breast Cancer patient and the Doctor that asked Bret to put a Face to Male Breast Cancer on May 17th , 2010 the day before Bret’s Mastectomy!
Look where we are today because of his request!
See Dr. McCroskey’s website for complete BIO

Robert L. Bard, MD, PC, DABR, FASLMS
is internationally known and recognized as a leader in the field of 21st Century 3-D ULTRASONOGRAPHIC VOLUMETRIC DOPPLER IMAGING. Dr. Bard specializes in advanced 3-D sonography to detect cancers in numerous organs including the breast, prostate, skin, thyroid, melanoma and other areas. Dr. Bard’s images are used to accurately guide biopsies, target therapy and provide focused follow-up after treatment.

Oliver Bogler PhD.
Sharing knowledge is a powerful way to change the world and reduce inequities. In 2018 I joined the ECHO Institute at the University of New Mexico and am the current CEO of Project ECHO democratizing expert knowledge to change societal outcomes with an emphasis on the underserved, and strong engagements in health care and more recently more recently, education. I feel fortunate to join a group where I can engage my passions fully and help make a difference.
See Dr. Bogler’s website for complete BIO
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Ben Ho Park, M.D., Ph.D.
The Donna S. Hall Chair in Breast Cancer Professor of Medicine Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is currently the Donna S. Hall Chair in Breast Cancer, Professor of Medicine and Associate Director for Basic and Translational Research in the Division of Heme/Onc, Co-Leader of the Breast Cancer Research Program, Associate Director for Translational Research and Director of Precision Oncology at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. His research program involves identifying and validating genetic targets for breast cancer therapy and diagnostics.
See Dr. Ben Ho Park’s website for a complete Bio
John Boyages, MB BS (Hons), PhD, FRANZCR
is a cancer specialist with 30 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.  He is the Director and Professor of Breast Oncology at the Macquarie University Cancer Institute.  He was the founding director of the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute, has published more than 135 research and clinical articles and is committed to the dissemination of research findings to lay and professional audiences.
Jesse A. Stoff, MD., MDH., FAAFP.
is a highly-credentialed medical expert studying all medical remedies in pursuit of resolving the most challenging health issues of our time. He is recognized for his 35+ years of dedicated work in immunology and advanced clinical research seeking out safer and more effective means of treating cancer and other chronic illnesses. He has spoken worldwide in some of the most sought-after medical conferences on the study of human disease.
See Dr. Stoff’s website for complete Bio
Cherie Mathews Founder and CEO of​ ​HealinComfort  &  The Recovery Shirt​​Cherie has been working with us for over 5 years and has been so ​instrumental in making ​our MBCC Brothers​ Heal in Comfort ​and dignity ​after mastectomy surgery and during chemotherapy and radiation treatment.  Cherie has help over 75​,​000 breast cancer patient’s male and female recover in her Award-winning patented solutions!  #MaleBreastCancerHappens   #DidYouKnowMenGetBreastCancerToo?
See Cherie Mathews Bio on her website
Stephen A. Chagares MD, FACS
is a board certified general, laparoscopic, robotic and breast surgeon with over 20 years of experience providing comprehensive breast care. He is experienced in robotic surgery with training from The European Institute of Oncology (Milan) and is currently the only breast surgeon in the United States who is certified to perform a robotic nipple sparing mastectomy.
See Dr. Chagares’s  website for complete BIO

Dr. O’Connor is a graduate of University of Queensland (Medicine).He completed a three-year post graduate residency at Nambour General Hospital, including six months in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

He was also the Managing Radiologist at the Women’s Imaging Centre at Kawana Private Hospital before going into private practice.
See Dr. O’Conner’s  website for complete Bio

Dr. Deanna Attai
is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She received her undergraduate degree from Vassar College and her medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery residency at the Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Attai is a past-president of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. An ardent proponent for patient education and empowerment, Dr. Attai is frequently sought out by local and national media for her thoughts on breast disease, diagnosis and treatment.
She is a regular contributor to social media sites and is a co-moderator for #BCSM – Breast Cancer Social Media – the first and longest-running cancer support community based on Twitter.
See Dr. Deanna Attai’s website for a  Complete Bio
Dr. Matthew Ellis
was recently recruited to Baylor College of Medicine to serve as the Director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and to hold the C. Kent Osborne Chair of Breast Oncology. He has been instrumental in developing a Genome Atlas and Therapeutic Road Map for estrogen receptor positive breast cancer and most recently found that metastatic breast tumors harbor mutations and translocations in the estrogen receptor gene that render the tumor resistant to therapies used to block estrogen receptor function. Dr. Ellis has a successful track record in international clinical and translational research, with recent trainees from Brazil, Chile, Poland and Turkey. 
See Dr. Matthew Ellis’s website for a  Complete Bio

Susan M. Love, MD, MBA

has dedicated her professional life to ending breast cancer. As Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research, she oversees an active research program centered on finding breast cancer cause and prevention. Prior to this role, she was a Clinical Professor of Surgery at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.
See Dr. Susan M. Love’s website for a  Complete Bio 

Dr Chrysopoulo (“Dr C”)
is a board certified plastic surgeon, breast reconstruction surgeon and microsurgeon, and President of PRMA Plastic Surgery in San Antonio, TX.   He specializes in state-of-the-art breast reconstruction with a particular focus on perforator flap breast reconstruction, techniques to maximize aesthetic outcomes, and restoring sensation after mastectomy.  Dr C is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, is an active member of several professional societies including the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM), and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) for which he serves on several educational committees.
See Dr. Chrysopoulo’s website for a  Complete Bio

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Jose Pablo Leone, MD
received his MD from Universidad del Salvador, Argentina in 2005.
He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital in 2011, and went on to complete fellowships in Hematology and Medical Oncology at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2014. He  was faculty at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics from 2014 through 2017. In 2017, he joined the staff of Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber, where he is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator in the Breast Oncology Center. His research focuses on brain metastases, male breast cancer and novel therapies in the treatment of breast cancer.
See Dr. Jose Pablo Leone’s website for a  Complete Bio
Don Dizon, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine at Brown University and a medical oncologist with research interests in novel therapies of breast and gynecologic cancers, survivorship particularly as it pertains to sexual health for men and women with cancer, and social media. He is the Director of Women’s Cancers at Lifespan Cancer Institute and Director of Medical Oncology at Rhode Island Hospital.
See Dr. Dizon’s website for a  Complete Bio