Basser Center for BRCA

Basser Team

Penn's Basser Center is home to a number of specialists who have revolutionized the study of BRCA1 and BRCA2.

Susan M. Domchek, MD

Executive Director

Susan M. Domchek, MD
Dr. Domchek is a medical oncologist who is the Executive Director of the Basser Center for BRCA in Penn's Abramson Cancer Center, Director of the Cancer Risk Evaluation Center, and Basser Professor in Oncology at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a nationally recognized expert in breast and ovarian cancer genetics, breast cancer risk and prevention as well as breast cancer treatment. Her research interests include further understanding breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility genes and how to target such genetic mutations for improved cancer treatment.

Degree and Institution

Harvard Medical School


Executive Director, Basser Center for BRCA

Director, MacDonald Women's Cancer Risk Evaluation Center

Basser Professor in Oncology


American Society of Clinical Oncology


Department of Medicine

Board Certifications

Hematology/Oncology, 2001; Internal Medicine, 1998


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Further Information

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's 2011 and 2012 Top Docs issues
Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Contact Information

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3rd Floor, West Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 662-7900