S Nathanson MD

S D Nathanson, MD

medical group
4.9 / 5

Specialties: Surgery

Services: Breast Cancer, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Complex Hernia, Hernia Repair, Lymph Node Swelling, Melanoma, Video Visits

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery

Education

  • University of Witwatersrand, 1966

Residencies & Internships

  • University of California Davis, General Surgery, CA, 1982
  • Univ of CA Center For Health Scienc, Immunology, CA, 1977
  • Johannesburg Hospital And, Surgery, 1974
  • University of Pretoria, Surgery Medicine, 1967

Fellowships

  • Univ. of California, Los Angeles, Surgical Oncology, CA, 1980

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute 

 

I specialize in Breast Cancer Surgery and Melanoma Surgery.

Breast Cancer
Cancer Surgery

 

Titles: Chairman, Breast Cancer Research

 

Biographical Statement: 

Dr. Nathanson specializes in breast cancer management, inherited susceptibility to breast cancer, management of melanoma and sarcoma, and research in sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma and breast cancer.

He earned his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. His post-graduate training was received at the University of Pretoria and the University of the Witwatersrand in Surgery and at the Johannesburg General Hospital. Additional training included: the University of California, Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles in Immunology; the University of California, Los Angeles in Surgical Oncology; and the University of California, Davis in General Surgery.

Dr. Nathanson is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

He is a fellowship-trained surgical oncologist. His main clinical interests are: breast, melanoma and soft tissue sarcoma. He is an international authority on sentinel lymph node biopsy and on the reasons why tumors spread to lymph nodes. Dr. Nathanson loves taking care of patients and feels that it is a privilege to be in this position.

He believes that being grateful leads to happiness.

Care Philosophy:

Surgical oncologists treat unusual tumors and must keep abreast of new directions in the management of tumors. I believe that patients should be treated in a humane way and with all the tools available to modern physicians.

Awards and Honors:

Consumers Research Council of America (Washington, DC): Americas Top Surgeons: Surgical Oncology, 2004
Consumers Research Council of America, (Washington, DC): America's Top Oncologist, 2005
America's Top Surgeons, 2004-2005
America's Top Cancer Doctors, 2005-2006.

Dr. Nathanson has been Top Doctor in Hour Detroit for the past 12 years - breast and surgical oncology.

He is in the Top 1% of surgeons and oncologists in the USA (Castle Connolly). He is also a Chair in breast cancer research. He has written and published over 250 papers, book chapters, reviews and has also published one book. He has been awarded NIH grants.

Languages

English

Gender

Male
Videos

S David Nathanson, MD - Breast Surgical Oncology, Henry Ford Health System

Blog Posts
  • The Facts About Male Breast Cancer

    While male breast cancer patients make up only about one percent of all breast cancer cases, the disease is often found later when it's harder to treat.

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Locations

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Patient Ratings

Overall Patient Ratings:

4.9 out of 5
88 Ratings
35 Comments

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12/31/2020

He listened, agreed with my concern, didn't add any info on where to go to take care of concern.

12/31/2020

Dr. Nathinson is always willing to listen and genuinely is concerned with my health. he is always so friendly and asks about how am doing. I've been seeing Dr.Nathinson for 15 years now and I am always please with him and his office

12/23/2020

Dr. Nathanson spent a long time with me explaining my biopsy results he was wonderful.

12/18/2020

Dr. Nathanson seemed to be on control of his expertise. I was indicated to see him because of my problem: mammogram! Despite of clinic's staff politeness, layout of the hospital, being all first class, THE SERVICE disappointed me.

12/18/2020

courteous and informative

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