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Dr. Beth-Ann Lesnikoski, MD, FACS is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Woman of the Year

June 4, 2013

ATLANTIS, Fla., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — /Continental Who’s Who/ — Dr. Beth-Ann Lesnikoski, MD, FACS is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Woman of the Year in the field of Healthcare as a result of her role as Medical Director with The Breast Institute at JFK Medical Center.

Dr. Lesnikoski is a Harvard trained surgeon who completed a specialized breast fellowship. She moved to Palm Beach County after practicing at such prestigious institutions as Dana Farber Cancer Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital between 1996 and 2011. She specializes in oncoplastic breast surgery and innovative approaches to breast cancer treatment.

Dr. Lesnikoski completed an Internship with Deaconess/Harvard Surgical Service in Boston, Massachusetts and served as a Clinical Fellow in Diseases of the Breast at Faulkner Breast Center, Faulkner Hospital. Furthermore, she completed a Research Fellowship in Surgical Research and Transplantation Immunology at Sandoz Center for Immunobiology, also in Boston.

Dr. Lesnikoski earned her MD at Temple University School of Medicine located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition, she holds a BA from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. She is currently a member of the Yale Alumni Association; American Cancer Society; American College of Surgeons; as well as a Fellow of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

As a result of her dedication and professionalism within the field of Healthcare, Dr. Lesnikoski has been named as one of Castle Connolly Top Doctors in 2012 and 2013, given to physicians who are among the top 1% in the nation in his or her specialty. She was a member of the Brigham & Women’s/Faulkner Hospital/Harvard Business School Physician Leadership Program from 2008-2009. She received the Curtis Prout Fellowship in Medical Education in 2007.

Dr. Lesnikoski has been honored by the Palm Beach County Medical Society as Project Access Surgical Physician of the Year in 2012, for her outreach work to the underserved community. She also facilitated the opening of the first Palm Beach County site for the Florida Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program for low income women.

Dr. Lesnikoski has a strong interest and expertise in quality and innovation in healthcare. She is invited to speak around the U.S. because of her experience in developing interdisciplinary breast and cancer programs throughout her career. She has been a surveyor for the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers since 2010.

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