about Nizar Habal, MD, FACS...

Dr. Habal received a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a Master’s degree from Columbia University in New York. He obtained his medical degree from New York Medical College where he was awarded the school’s Trustee Scholarship. He accomplished his general surgery training at The New York and Presbyterian Hospital / Cornell University.

His cancer sub-specialization was completed at the Memorial / Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and The John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California.

He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the Society of Surgical Oncology.

Dr. Habal is a member of several medical professional societies including the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology among others, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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Carolina Breast & Oncologic Surgery is proud to be fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).


About the NAPBC...

The NAPBC is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and monitoring of outcomes of patients with breast diseases. This mission is pursued through standard-setting, scientific validation, and patient and professional education. The NAPBC board is comprised of professionals from 15 national organizations reflecting the full spectrum of breast care. Carolina Breast has voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of performance by the NAPBC. During the process, our center has demonstrated compliance with standards established by the NAPBC for treating women diagnosed with the

full spectrum of breast disease. The standards include proficiency in center leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement. A breast center achieving NAPBC accreditation has demonstrated a firm commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease, offering:

Comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services
A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
Information about new treatment options

And, most importantly, Quality breast care close to home.

To learn more, please visit www.accreditedbreastcenters.org