Release Date: 07/13/2016
Dr. Bansil recently completed a breast surgery fellowship at Columbia University. In addition, she completed a residency in general surgery through East Tennessee State University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Covenant College, a medical degree from East Tennessee State University, and a master’s of public health in global health from Harvard School of Public Health.
She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and the Association of Women Surgeons. In addition, she has published several articles on such topics as lymphedema prevention, global health care and HIV. She completed a global health research practicum through Harvard in Nicaragua, where she worked to establish collaborative partnerships and collect data. She has also served as a volunteer physician in Ethiopia and Bangladesh.
“Dr. Bansil is intelligent and enthusiastic about improving the health of women facing breast cancer. She will be a valuable asset to our team,” says Jennifer Gass, MD, co-director of the Breast Health Center and surgeon-in-chief at Women & Infants.
Women interested in making an appointment with Dr. Bansil or other providers with the Breast Health Center at Women & Infants can call (401) 453-7520.
About Women & Infants Hospital
Women & Infants and Brown offer fellowship programs in gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, urogynecology and reconstructive pelvic surgery, neonatal-perinatal medicine, pediatric and perinatal pathology, gynecologic pathology and cytopathology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility. It is home to the nation’s first mother-baby perinatal psychiatric partial hospital, as well as the nation’s only fellowship program in obstetric medicine.
Women & Infants has been designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiography; a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology; a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence by the National Institutes of Health (NIH); and a Neonatal Resource Services Center of Excellence. It is one of the largest and most prestigious research facilities in high risk and normal obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics in the nation, and is a member of the National Cancer Institute’s Gynecologic Oncology Group and the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network.