Amanda Wheeler

Surgical oncologist, Breast surgeon

Bio:   Dr. Amanda J. Wheeler is a board certified surgeon who specializes in the surgical management of breast disease.

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.
4.9 out of 5
79 Patient Ratings
16 Patient Comments

Breast Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Women's Cancer Center

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6004
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Cancer Center

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

  • 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

Administrative Appointments

  • Education Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons (2009 - Present)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Wheeler is a wonderful doctor. I will recommend her to my friends and relatives.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. was very caring & professional.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Wheeler is a very caring person. After she performed my biopsy. She gave me her time to look at the stitches and how they were healing a couple of days later. She also went over my results personally.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Wheeler is an excellent doctor. She is caring and slows a great deal of interest in her patients needs.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I feel very confident with care & concern of Dr. Wheeler.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Very good condition experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Felt very reassured and in good hands.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Very kind, showed much concern.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

I saw several providers that day. All were excellent.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Wheeler impressed me with her ability to explain my options completely with compassion, patience and even humor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Wheeler was genuinely concerned and supportive. She handled my timely and desperate position with calm, commitment, confidence, resourcefulness, time-sensitive urgency, and action.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

The care I received was top notch.

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4.9 out of 5
79 Patient Ratings
16 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Wheeler is a wonderful doctor. I will recommend her to my friends and relatives.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. was very caring & professional.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Wheeler is a very caring person. After she performed my biopsy. She gave me her time to look at the stitches and how they were healing a couple of days later. She also went over my results personally.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Wheeler is an excellent doctor. She is caring and slows a great deal of interest in her patients needs.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I feel very confident with care & concern of Dr. Wheeler.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Very good condition experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Felt very reassured and in good hands.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Very kind, showed much concern.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

I saw several providers that day. All were excellent.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Wheeler impressed me with her ability to explain my options completely with compassion, patience and even humor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Wheeler was genuinely concerned and supportive. She handled my timely and desperate position with calm, commitment, confidence, resourcefulness, time-sensitive urgency, and action.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

The care I received was top notch.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Wheeler is knowledgeable, caring and simply awesome.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Very nice. Wonderful bedside manner. Very knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Wheeler was professional, comes across as competent AND caring. She has good energy.