Carlos Alberto Garcia-Etienne

Academic surgeon focused in the care of patients with breast diseases and actively engaged in breast cancer research.

Il dott. Carlos Alberto Garcia-Etienne

He currently works in the Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy

Board Certified General Surgeon with expertise in Breast Surgical Oncology/Oncoplastic Surgery. His surgical practice and clinical research focus entirely on the treatment of breast cancer.

He graduated in Medicine from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Mexico with Hons. in 1999.

He also graduated in Medicine from the University of Milan, cum laude.

He completed a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York (2005-2006, USMLE-approved), accredited by the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO).

He then achieved further training at the European Institute of Oncology (EIO) in Milan by obtaining a Master in Senologia from the University of Milan and by completing a full year in oncoplastic breast reconstructive surgery at the same institution.

He is an active member of the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and a Panelist of the Oncoplastic Breast Consortium (OPBC, Basel, Switzerland).

He has been appointed as Committee Member of the Breast Disease Site Work Group of the Society of Surgical Oncology (USA).

He has been a consultant of EUSOMA (European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists [originally European Society of Mastology]) and the scientific coordinator of Breast Centres Network. He was a founding member and member of the executive committee of the International Congress of Breast Disease Centers (IBDC) in Paris.

He has been a visiting Breast Surgeon at the Breast Centers of Heidelberg University and Tuebingen University in Germany and at the Breast Centers of Hospital de Cancer de Barretos and Hospital Sirio Libanes in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Carlos Alberto Garcia-Etienne

His clinical expertise or research interests include breast cancer in early and advanced stages, management of the axilla, high-risk benign lesions, familial risk, hereditary breast cancer (pathogenic variant carriers), nipple-sparing mastectomy, reconstruction techniques after mastectomy, oncoplastic surgery, complex/rare cases, young patients, synchronous tumors (breast and other organs or bilateral breast cancer), breast cancer during pregnancy and multidisciplinary team approach among others.

He has produced several indexed scientific publications and has presented conferences in the USA, France, Austria, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Mexico and Argentina.