Michelle Azu, MD, FACS

Breast & Soft Tissue Surgery

Michelle Azu, MD, FACS

Breast & Soft Tissue Surgery

Specialties: Breast & Soft Tissue Surgery, SurgeryMore specialties
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55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
US

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About Michelle Azu, MD, FACS


This month, Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) trained breast surgical oncologist Dr. Michelle Azu, joins the Department of Surgery as Assistant Professor of Surgery at CUMC. Dr. Azu was previously Director of Breast Surgery at Chilton Medical Center (Atlantic Health System) in Pompton Plains, NJ. Prior to joining Chilton, she was an Assistant Professor, in both the department of Epidemiology and the department of Surgery at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She currently holds an academic appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health.Dr. Azu is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, in Columbia, MO. She completed her MSKCC breast fellowship in 2009. Her research interests are the influence of psychosocial and epidemiological factors on outcomes in breast cancer patients, and the effect of media on patient care. She is steadfast in her commitment to ensure patients understand their diagnosis, and has received numerous patient care accolades. She currently serves as a member of the American Cancer Society's editorial board as well as multiple other leadership roles.


Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Expertise

  • Breast Cancer
  • Specialist in Breast Cancer Surgery

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Director, Breast Surgical Services and Associate Director, Breast Disease Management Team, NewYork-Presbyterian/ Lawrence Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Awards & Honors

  • 1st Annual SUNY-Stony Brook Dept. of Surgery Resident Research Competition, 1st place, 2005
  • American College of Surgeons-Brooklyn Long Island Chapter, Murray Friedman Resident Competition, 3rd place, 2005
  • American College of Surgeons-Committee on Trauma Greater NY, Region Resident Paper Competition, 1st place, 2007
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, inducted 1998
  • Mortar Board, inducted 1998
  • Mystical Seven, inducted 1998
  • Patients Choice Award recipient 2011
  • Phi Beta Kappa, inducted 1999
  • Phi Eta Sigma, inducted 1995
  • Phi Kappa Phi, inducted 1998
  • University of Missouri Honors College; George C. Brooks Scholar- 1995-1999
  • University of Missouri School of Medicine “Outstanding Young Physician” Alumni Award- 2011.
  • Wayne (New Jersey) Magazine Top Doc, 2015
  • Winthrop University Hospital Excellence in Teaching & Leadership - Chief Resident, 2008

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