Julie A. Alosi, MD is a board-certified surgeon, and specialty trained in surgical oncology.
She grew up in southern Vermont, attended Colby College in ME, and medical school and general surgery residency training at UVM. After her general surgery residency, she completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in New York. For the last 8 years she has been a part of a multispecialty medical group in central Massachusetts where she performed general surgery and specialized in taking care of breast cancer, melanoma, and sarcoma patients. Over the past 2 years she has been the director of breast health focusing her attention on the care of breast cancer patients.
Julie enjoys the multidisciplinary approach to cancer care and plans to care for patients with benign and malignant breast disease as well as patients with melanoma.
Colby College, Bachelor of Arts (BA), 1998
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2005
University of Vermont Medical Center, General Surgery, Internship, 2006
University of Vermont Medical Center, General Surgery, Residency, 2011Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Surgical Oncology, Fellowship, 2013
University of Vermont Medical Center
Core needle biopsy of the breast, Surgery for Breast Cancer (Lumpectomy +/- Sentinel Node biopsy), Mastectomy (+/- Sentinel Node biopsy), Removal of benign breast, skin and soft tissue masses.
Core Needle biopsy of the breast involves removing a piece of tissue with a needle from a mass or lesion so it can be tested to determine what it is. Core Needle biopsy improves the health of the patient by providing additional information about the cells to determine if treatment is necessary.
Excisional breast biopsy is a surgical procedure to remove a lump or imaging finding. An excisional biopsy is performed to diagnose lumps in the breast. This type of biopsy can be used to remove abnormal tissue and detect breast cancer.
A lumpectomy is removal of a cancerous lesion in the breast and is also referred to as partial mastectomy. A lumpectomy is performed with attention to surgical margins around a cancerous lesion.
A Mastectomy is a procedure to remove the entire breast. It is indicated for multifocal or advanced cancer and sometimes in high risk women, for prevention. New Mastectomy techniques offer breast skin preservation, giving the breast a more natural appearance.
Duct Exploration and duct excision is performed for concerning nipple discharge. This involves identifying the discharging duct and surgically removing it.
Removal of benign skin and soft tissue masses is a procedure to remove masses that have formed just beneath the skin. This is often done for diagnosis or if the lesion is causing a patient pain or distress.