Dr. Sara Fredrickson is a native of Clearwater, Florida. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and her medical degree in 1981 from the University of South Florida in Tampa. She then continued her training with five years of general surgical residency in Greenville, South Carolina. After completion of her residency, she served two years as a surgeon in the United States Navy and was stationed at Great Lakes Naval Hospital, Illinois.
In 1988 she founded West Suburban Surgical Associates, Ltd. In 2002 Dr. Fredrickson limited her practice exclusively to breast disease. In 2005 she changed the practice name to reflect the new scope of her practice; Advanced Breast Care Specialists.
Dr. Fredrickson is board-certified by the American Board of Surgeons. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is a member of the Association of Women Surgeons and a founding member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She is certified in breast ultrasound and in stereotactic breast biopsy, and chairs the Breast Imaging Technology Certification and Accreditation Committee of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.
We are pleased to introduce Dr. Gale England to our practice. Dr. England is Board Certified in General Surgery, and has been in private practice since 2000. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Chicago Surgical Society and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She also serves on the Governmental Affairs Committee of the Dupage County Medical Society.
Gale was raised in Carlinvsille, Illinois. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois and received her Doctor of Medici*ne from Rush Medical School in 1993. She completed a Fellowship in Breast Cancer Research under Craig Jordan, M.D. PhD., D.Sc. through the Northwestern University Medical School in 1998. She completed her General Surgery Residency at Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. England is board certified and joined our practice August 15, 2007.
We are pleased to introduce Mary Ahn, M.D. She will be joining Advanced Breast Care Specialist on June 1, 2010.
Dr. Ahn is a fellowship trained, board certified breast surgeon currently serving the Peoria area. She completed medical school at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in 1995, and then continued her training by completing her general surgery residency there. Following her residency, she completed a one-year Clinical Fellowship is Breast Diseases at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Breast Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Ahn then served as a private practitioner with Breast Care Specialists of Maine, she relocated back to the Midwest in 2007 practicing with Mid Illini Surgical Associates of Peoria, Illinois.