Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Program Description

A Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship greatly enhances our education and research mission and enables the fellow to acquire an advanced body of knowledge and level of skill in the management of breast disease in order to assume a leadership role in teaching and research in this field. The Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is a one-year program accredited by the Society of Surgical Oncology. The Breast Surgical Oncology fellow participates in all aspects of surgical management. The fellowship focuses on participation on the Breast Service with additional rotations to include Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Radiology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Pathology, Diagnostic Screening, Genetics Testing and Counseling, Psychosocial Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Research and Community Outreach. The fellow will rotate at the Magnolia campus and at the McKinley Campus. 


The Research objectives include clinical trials development and patient enrollment, prospective and retrospective clinical research, enrollment of patients in available national protocols and preparation of manuscripts for publication in lay or professional journals. The program requires successful presentation and submission of one original research abstract/paper. 


Meet our faculty 


  • Completion of a fully accredited program in surgical residency prior to the start of the Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship.
  • Board certified or eligible. 

Number of Positions

1 per year


  • Applications submitted through the SSO website. Deadline is mid-July
  • Interviews are in September and October
  • The rank order list must be submitted by mid-November
  • Fellowship begins August 1 

How to Apply

The Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship and the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center participates in the Society of Surgical Oncology’s Breast Fellowship Match Program.  Pertinent information is available online at the Society of Surgical Oncology,

Sample Contract (PDF)

Salary and Benefits (PDF) 

Program Director

Nazanin Khakpour, MD
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
10920 N. McKinley Drive, 5th floor 
Tampa, FL 33612
P: 813-745-8480
F: 813-745-7287 

Program Coordinator

Jackie Campbell
Education Coordinator
Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612
P: 813-745-3131
F: 813-449-8798