Florida Hospital Tampa Welcomes New Fellowship-Trained Radiologist to Breast Care Center

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Dr. Kira Wendorf joins Florida Hospital Tampa.

Dr. Kira Wendorf

Because of early detection aided by advancements in imaging, women are surviving breast cancer in increasing numbers and moving forward with their lives.

Florida Hospital Tampa is pleased to announce the addition of Kira Wendorf, MD as the new radiologist for the Breast Care Center at Florida Hospital Tampa. Dr. Wendorf is a fellowship-trained and board-certified breast imaging radiologist with more than 7 years of experience. She specializes in all aspects of breast imaging including screening and diagnostic mammography, diagnostic breast ultrasound and breast MRI examinations.

Dr. Wendorf received her medical degree from the University of Colorado. She completed her residency at Bridgeport Yale New Haven Health and breast fellowship at the University of California in Los Angeles.

She provides same-day results for all diagnostic breast imaging examinations and is fully capable in all breast interventional procedures including glactography; ultrasound aspirations; stereotactic; MRI-guided core biopsy; and preoperative needle localizations. Dr. Wendorf also offers patients counseling and genetic testing for hereditary breast an ovarian cancer syndrome.

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women, exceeded only by lung cancer according to the American Cancer Society. While one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime – the survival rates are encouraging and continuing to increase.

“Because of early detection aided by advancements in imaging, women are surviving breast cancer in increasing numbers and moving forward with their lives. I am thrilled to be a part of a team of other physicians, nurses and clinicians that are passionate and committed to providing every level of care from screening and early detection, to state-of-the-art treatment options and a wealth of education and resources,” said Dr. Wendorf.

To schedule an appointment with the Breast Care Center at Florida Hospital Tampa, please call 813-615- 7795.

About Florida Hospital Tampa
Florida Hospital Tampa is a not-for-profit, 493-bed, tertiary hospital specializing in cardiovascular medicine, neuroscience, orthopedics, women’s services, pediatrics, oncology, endocrinology, bariatrics, wound healing, sleep medicine and general surgery including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. Also located at Florida Hospital Tampa is the renowned Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, a recognized leader in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and leading-edge research. The recent addition of the Doc1st ER shows that Florida Hospital Tampa is committed to providing compassionate and quality healthcare. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 22 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.FloridaHospital.com/tampa

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