She completed her general surgical residency at Stanford University. To further her career in the treatment of breast cancer she was awarded a Surgical Society of Oncology accredited fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at the Harvard affiliated hospitals; Dana Farber Cancer Insitute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. She is actively involved in clinical research and serves on the Education Committee for the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Her published research includes; the impact of screening mammography on the morbidity and mortality of breast cancer, utilization of breast MRI, the link between obesity and breast cancer and risk factors among the African American population for breast cancer. She has also written multiple chapters in leading textbooks and collaborated with other nationally recognized experts at MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan Kettering, Stanford University and Harvard University.
Dr. Wheeler previously was the Medical Director of the Meridian Park Legacy Breast Cancer Program and was in private practice in Portland, Oregon for five years before returning to Stanford. She enjoys playing golf, painting and yoga.
Fellowship, Harvard Cancer Institute: MGH, BWH, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Breast Surgical Oncology (2009)
Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2008)
Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2008) CA
Internship: Maricopa Medical Center (2003) AZ
Medical Education: Oregon Health Science University (2002) OR
Fellowship: MGH Institute of Health Professions (2009) MA
Education Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons, 2009
The diagnostic value of nipple discharge cytology: Breast imaging complements predictive value of nipple discharge cytology
Kalu, O. N., Chow, C., Wheeler, A., Kong, C., & Wapnir, I. (2012). The diagnostic value of nipple discharge cytology: Breast imaging complements predictive value of nipple discharge cytology. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY, 106(4), 381-385.
Metastases to the breast: Alveolar soft part sarcoma in adolescents
Madrigrano, A., Beach, B., Wheeler, A., & Wapnir, I. (2008). Metastases to the breast: Alveolar soft part sarcoma in adolescents. CLINICAL BREAST CANCER, 8(1), 92-93.