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Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Program Description

A Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship greatly enhances our education and research mission and enables the fellow to acquire an advanced body of knowledge and level of skill in the management of breast disease in order to assume a leadership role in teaching and research in this field. The Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is a one-year program accredited by the Society of Surgical Oncology. The Breast Surgical Oncology fellow participates in all aspects of surgical management. The fellowship focuses on participation in the Breast Service with additional rotations to include Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Pathology, Diagnostic Screening, Genetics Testing and Counseling, Psychosocial Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Research and Community Outreach. The fellow will rotate at the Magnolia campus and at the McKinley Campus. 


The research objectives include clinical trials development and patient enrollment, prospective and retrospective clinical research, enrollment of patients in available national protocols and preparation of manuscripts for publication inlay or professional journals. The program requires successful presentation and submission of one original research abstract/paper. 


Meet our faculty 


  • Completion of a fully accredited program in surgical residency prior to the start of the Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship.
  • Board-certified or eligible. 
  • This program does not sponsor visas.

Number of Positions

1 per year


  • Applications are submitted through the SSO website. Deadline is mid-July
  • Interviews are in September and October
  • The rank order list must be submitted by mid-November
  • Fellowship begins August 1 

How to Apply

The Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship and Moffitt Cancer Center participate in the Society of Surgical Oncology’s Breast Fellowship Match Program. Pertinent information is available online at the Society of Surgical Oncology.

Sample Contract (PDF)

Salary and Benefits (PDF) 

Program Director

Susan Hoover, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center  
10900 N. McKinley Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 813-745-7730
Fax: 813-449-8241


Associate Program Director

Brian Czerniecki, MD, PhD
Moffitt Cancer Center  
12902 USF Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 813-745-7575
Fax: 813-745-7287 


Program Coordinator

Jamie Harrington
Education Coordinator
Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 USF Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 813-745-0589
Fax: 813-449-6943