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TALX: Breast Cancer – What you need to know!
Join ALX Community at Founders Hall for TALX, our regular speaker series!
Dr. David Weintritt, Founder of the National Breast Center and Foundation
We will be discussing the Latest Developments in Breast Cancer Screening and Treatment.
More on the speaker:
Dr. David Weintritt is a board certified breast surgeon and clinical assistant professor of surgery at the GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He is also founder of the National Breast Center and the National Breast Center Foundation. Dr. Weintritt completed his undergraduate and medical education at the University of Florida, and general surgery residency at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. After graduation, he served as a general surgeon in the Air Force at Andrews Air Force Base and clinical professor for the Uniform Services University of the Health Sciences. From there, he entered into private practice in Annapolis, MD and worked in the hospital’s new breast center; gaining experience in breast ultrasound and minimally invasive image guided procedures for breast disease. In 2003, Dr. Weintritt moved to Alexandria, VA and started a program for sentinel node biopsy and was the first to bring partial breast radiation and nipple sparing mastectomy to the area. In 2010, Dr. Weintritt was appointed director of the INOVA Mount Vernon Breast Care Institute. In 2012, Dr. Weintritt founded the National Breast Center to continue raising awareness of new treatment options and to expand services available for breast cancer patients. In 2014, Dr. Weintritt founded the National Breast Center Foundation with the goal of improving access to care, technology for breast cancer screening and treatment, and giving women in the Washington Metropolitan area the options they deserve.