Diseases and Conditions
Meet the Breast Cancer Physicians
Sheldon M. Feldman, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Surgery, Cancer - Breast
- Medical Education
- New York University School of Medicine
- NYU Medical Center
- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
- Main Location
Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
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- Administrative Title
- Chief, Division of Breast Surgery & Breast Surgical Oncology Director, Breast Cancer Services Professor, Department of Surgery
- Clinical Focus
The development of innovative, minimally invasive techniques to diagnose breast cancer.
- Research Focus
Dr. Feldman has led extensive research into the causes of breast cancer with the goal of being able to diagnose earlier and more effectively.
Dr. Sheldon Feldman will lead the breast surgery and breast surgical oncology program at Montefiore after a long and successful career as Chief of the Breast Surgery Division at New York-Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical Center. Since 2003, he has been recognized annually as one of New York Metro Area's Top Doctors and since 2004, he has also been included in the annual "Guide to America's Top Surgeons."
Dr. Feldman is a recognized leader in the development of innovative minimally invasive techniques to diagnose breast cancer. He has also led extensive research into the causes of breast cancer with the goal of being able to diagnose earlier and more effectively. Since 2007, he has been the principal investigator of the Breast Cancer Pesticide Study to measure pesticide and PCB levels in breast tissue and blood in 200 participants.
A native New Yorker, Dr. Feldman was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Stuyvesant High School. He attended State University at Stony Brook and earned his medical degree from New York University Medical School. He completed his surgical residency training at New York University Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital before a year-long clinical fellowship in peripheral vascular surgery at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.