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Education

  • Undergraduate:
    - West Chester University
  • Medical School:
    - Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Residency:
    - Hahnemann University Hospital
  • Fellowship:
    - Allegheny Health Network
  • Professional Training:
    - breast disease management, breast biopsies, hidden scar techniques, breast conserving surgery, nipple-sparing, skin-sparing, mastectomy, oncoplastic closures, nerve sparing

Insurance Accepted

The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction participates in a wide range of insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Horizon NJ Health, Qualcare, and Medicare. Each physician has their accepted insurance and hospital affiliations. For those out of network, our insurance specialists will work with you before your appointment to find the most coverage available for your treatment. We can often develop individual agreements with your insurance carrier for your personalized treatment plan.

Physician

Vaishali Purohit, MD

Dr. Vaishali Purohit is a board-certified general surgeon with fellowship training in breast surgery. She treats the full spectrum of breast diseases, including benign breast disease such as breast pain, high-risk counseling, and malignant breast disease. Dr. Purohit is dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for her patients by tailoring treatments to align with their individual goals and needs.

Dr. Purohit obtained an undergraduate degree in chemistry-biology with summa cum laude from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania through the early acceptance program with Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. During her time there, she received the American Institute of Chemists Award in Biochemistry for her research. Dr. Purohit continued her education at Drexel University College of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Purohit started a general surgery residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia and completed general surgery training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. She also completed a dedicated year of research focusing on wound healing throughout this time.

Dr. Purohit then completed a fellowship in breast surgical oncology at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh. While there, she received advanced training on the management of breast diseases and specialized surgical techniques, including breast biopsies, hidden scar techniques, breast conserving surgery using seed localization, nipple-sparing and skin-sparing mastectomy, oncoplastic closures, and nerve sparing techniques in coordination with plastic surgeons.

Dr. Purohit is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology. Eager to be part of a practice that encompasses diverse skills and expertise, Dr. Purohit looks forward to collaborating with the team to deliver high-quality patient care.

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