PODCAST #4: What You Need to Know About Mammograms and Breast Cancer with Leah Kelley, MD

Greenbrae Breast Surgical Oncology & Gynecologic Surgery

Dr. Leah Kelley is a physician specializing in breast surgical and gynecologic surgery. She practices in Greenbrae, California. She attended Yale University and obtained her medical degree from the University of Chicago in 2003. While a medical student, Dr. Kelley developed a lifelong passion for women’s health. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, San Francisco, and was elected chief resident. Dr. Kelley completed a fellowship in breast surgical oncology at the University of Southern California, studying under Dr. Melvin Silverstein. Combining state-of-the-art breast surgical care with a holistic approach to breast cancer and gynecologic care, Dr. Kelley strives to bring the best of women’s healthcare to each patient. Her publications include topics related to breast health, breast cancer outcomes, lesbian health and medical education. Dr. Kelley lives in Oakland. She is an avid runner, cyclist and outdoorswoman.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Kelley explain:

  • Lifestyle changes you can do today to reduce your risk of breast cancer

  • Breast cancer risk assessment and management including: surveillance, chemoprevention and surgical intervention

  • BRCA-1 gene mutation

  • Common breast cancer myths

  • Cancer Clusters