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Shannon L. Falcon, MD


Specialty: Radiology
Program: Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology

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Overview

Dr. Falcon received her medical degree from the University of South Florida, Morsani School of Medicine in 2006. She continued training at the University of South Florida by completing a diagnostic radiology residency in 2011 followed by a 1-year breast imaging fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center in 2012. Shortly after completing her fellowship, she joined the breast imaging team.  Dr. Falcon’s clinical focus is in the multi-modality imaging approach to breast cancer detection and management and she values the physician-patient relationship built during the process.

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship:

  • Moffitt Cancer Center - Breast Imaging

Residency:

  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine - Diagnostic Radiology

Medical School:

  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine - MD
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Publications

  • Funaro K, Drukteinis J, Falcon S. Screening Mammography and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis: Controversies. South Med J. 2017 Oct;110(10):607-613. Pubmedid: 28973699.
  • Falcon S, Williams A, Weinfurtner J, Drukteinis JS. Imaging Management of Breast Density, a Controversial Risk Factor for Breast Cancer. Cancer Control. 2017 Apr;24(2):125-136. Pubmedid: 28441367.
  • Khazai L, Falcon S, Rosa M. Metastatic Salivary Duct Carcinoma to the Breast. Breast J. 2016 Jul;22(4):461-463. Pubmedid: 27089239.
  • Kamat L, Rosa M, Weinfurtner R, Drukteinis J, Falcon S, Patel B. Primary Breast Angiosarcoma in a Male. Breast J. 2015 Sep;21(5):545-548. Pubmedid: 26183811.
  • Patel BK, Falcon S, Drukteinis JS. The Reply. Am J Med. 2015 Sep;128(9):e31. Pubmedid: 26319664.
  • Weinfurtner RJ, Patel B, Laronga C, Lee MC, Falcon SL, Mooney BP, Yue B, Drukteinis JS. Magnetic resonance imaging-guided core needle breast biopsies resulting in high-risk histopathologic findings: upstage frequency and lesion characteristics. Clin Breast Cancer. 2015 Jun;15(3):234-239. Pubmedid: 25579460.
  • Patel BK, Falcon S, Drukteinis J. Management of nipple discharge and the associated imaging findings. Am J Med. 2015 Apr;128(4):353-360. Pubmedid: 25447625.
  • Adams MC, Falcon S, Mooney BP, Laronga C, Chau A, Drukteinis JS. Short-term imaging follow-up of patients with concordant benign breast core needle biopsies: is it really worth it?. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2014 Nov;20(6):464-469. Pubmedid: 25205024. Pmcid: PMC4463290.