Rebecca L. Aft, MD, PHD

Rebecca L. Aft, MD, PHD


Specialty Areas

  • Surgical oncology
  • Breast cancer
  • Melanoma sarcoma
  • General surgery

Common Procedures

  • All surgeries related to normal and cancerous tissue of the breast
  • All surgeries related to melanoma excision
  • Biopsies related to lymphadenopathy
  • Surgeries related to sarcoma

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Breast cancer
  • Breast benign disease melanoma
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Sarcoma
  • General surgical procedures

Board Certifications

American College of Surgeons Board Certified


Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1992

Graduate School: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1983


Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Professional Memberships

Alliance for Clinical Trials

American Surgical Association

American Society of Breast Surgeons


Areas of Research Interest

Micro-metastases in breast cancer

Clinical Trials

Principle Investigator on multiple clinical trials



Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

John Cochran Veterans Hospital

Patients Seen At

Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
Floor 5, Suite F
St. Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis VA Medical Center
John Cochran Division
915 Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63106

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