Amani Jambhekar, MD, MBA

Amani Jambhekar, MD, MBA Breast Surgical Oncology

 

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About

Dr. Jambhekar attended Tulane University where she triple majored in English, Biology, and Psychology and earned a BA and BS. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio followed by general surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

Dr. Jambhekar is board certified in General Surgery and completed her fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at Columbia University Medical Center. She completed her MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and recently received recognition as one of the top MBA graduates in the country. She aims to understand the financial impact of specialty care to ultimately deliver better, more cost effective care. She is also building patient-centered multidisciplinary care models to streamline the journey for her patients.

Dr. Jambhekar is focused on making her practice a place which empowers women.

Professional Education

College: Bachelor of Arts in English, Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Cell and Molecular Biology at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, 2009
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in San Antonio, TX, 2013
Residency: General Surgery Residency at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, 2018
Fellowship: Breast Oncology Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, NY, 2019

Clinical Interests
  • Breast: partial mastectomy, oncoplastic and hidden scar closure, skin sparing mastectomy, nipple sparing mastectomy, sentinel lymph node biopsy, selected axillary dissection, axillary dissection
  • Melanoma: excision of upper extremity or trunk melanoma, sentinel lymph node biopsy, axillary dissection
  • Port placement
  • Port removals
  • Skin punch biopsies
  • Excisional biopsies
  • Lymph node biopsies
  • Cyst and lipoma excision
Honors & Awards
  • Featured by American Medical Women's Association
  • Featured by Med Peps
  • Featured by Association of Women Surgeons
  • Featured as one of Ten Women Making Wakes from Tulane University
  • Organizational Design Coaching Competition Champion - Kelley School of Business, Summer 2019
  • Special commendation for marketing strategy at Kelley Connect Week Consulting Competition - May 2019
  • Featured by "Without the White Coat"
  • Poets & Quants Best & Brightest Online MBAs: Class of 2020
Professional Memberships

American Board of Surgery
American Society of Breast Surgeons
Association of Women Surgeons
Association for Healthcare Social Media

Hospital Affiliations
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest
  • TOPS Surgical Specialty Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Cypress
  • HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball
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