Jennifer Racz, MD, MBA, joined our faculty on May 1 as an Associate Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Racz received her medical degree from Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Her clinical focus will include breast and cutaneous oncology programs. Previously, she worked as a Breast and Cutaneous Surgical Oncologist at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Racz specializes in complex surgical oncology with a focus on breast and melanoma. She is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Dr. Racz will be working collaboratively in the active breast and cutaneous oncology programs, and will also be serving as the primary representative of the Department of Surgery in the development of the UW Health Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Program.
Dr. Racz’s research interests are primarily in the field of surgical oncology, with a particular focus on the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and melanoma. Areas of specific interest include health outcomes, quality of life, process improvement, systems engineering and treatment options for patients with advanced melanoma.
Dr. Racz provides a wide range of services including axillary lymph node dissection, lumpectomy or partial mastectomy, lymph node dissection, melanoma completion lymph node dissection (axillary and groin), melanoma sentinel lymph node biopsy, melanoma wide local excision and skin closure, modified radical mastectomy, needle-localized excision, sentinel lymph node biopsy, simple mastectomy, skin-sparing and/or nipple-sparing mastectomy, wide local excision skin with reconstruction.