Stamford Hospital is pleased to announce that Dr. Helen A. Pass has been named Director, Division of Breast Surgery, and Co-Director of the Women’s Breast Center.
Prior to joining Stamford Hospital, Dr. Pass served as Director of Breast Services at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York, where she worked to develop a breast program that has been recognized as a center for excellence. Before that, Dr. Pass was the Director of the University of Michigan Breast Care Center and Director of Breast Surgical Services at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oaks, Michigan.
Dr. Pass has been recognized nationally as a leader in breast surgery, and is the immediate past chairman and a past president of the Board of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She is a founding member of the Board of Directors and Member Executive Committee of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and a member of the international committee of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. She has consistently received both national and regional recognition as a “Top Doctor” and is widely published.
Dr. Pass received a bachelor’s and medical degree from the University of Michigan and completed an internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. She was a clinical associate (medical staff fellow) in the surgery branch at NCI, National Institutes of Health in Maryland and senior and chief surgical resident at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.