Faculty Profile

Preeti D. Subhedar, MD

Preeti D. Subhedar, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Associate Director, Glenn Family Breast Center, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University SOM

Interim Director, Grady Comprehensive Breast Center, Grady Memorial Hospital

Telephone: 404.778.3805

Email: preeti.subhedar@emory.edu

Certification American Board of Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2015

Biography

Dr. Subhedar is the associate director of the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship Cancer Institute and interim director of Grady Comprehensive Breast Center at Grady Memorial Hospital.

She received her MD from Marshall University in 2009, completed her general surgery residency at Emory in 2014, and concluded a breast fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 2015.

Dr. Subhedar's research interests include investigating healthcare disparities in breast cancer treatment, particularly in African American and Hispanic populations; social determinants of health that affect overall outcomes in breast cancer; and quality improvement for disadvantaged patients.

Dr. Subhedar's recent research includes working to develop and initiate treatment-specific breast cancer algorithms across all Winship and Grady Memorial Hospital cancer sites for African American women in Atlanta. The final aim of this National Comprehensive Cancer Network and Pfizer-funded project is to increase both patient and provider compliance with treatment.

Affiliations

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital Midtown

  • Grady Memorial Hospital

  • The Emory Clinic

Education

  • MD, Marshall University, 2009

  • General Surgery Internship and Residency, Emory University School of Medicine, 2009-2014

  • Breast Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2014-2015

Honors and Awards

  • Inspiring Women Award, WNBA's Atlanta Dream, 2018

  • Chief Resident Teaching Award, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 2014

  • Gold Medal Award, Southeastern Surgical Congress, 2011

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

  • Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology

  • Society of Surgical Oncology

  • American Society of Breast Surgeons

  • Southeastern Surgical Congress

  • Association of Academic Surgeons

Clinical Interests

  • Breast cancer/tumors

Research Interests

  • Investigating healthcare disparities in breast cancer treatment, particularly in African American and Hispanic populations

  • Social determinants of health that affect overall outcomes in breast cancer

  • Quality improvement for disadvantaged patients