UPMC Western Maryland Center for Breast Care Earns National Accreditation
UPMC Western Maryland Center for Breast Care in Cumberland, Maryland, has been granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
To achieve the NAPBC accreditation, a multidisciplinary group of providers, leaders, and clinical support staff worked together to establish the UPMC Western Maryland Center for Breast Care. This Center incorporates the entire spectrum of breast care and is based on, and thrives on, a collaborative approach, relying on the expertise of the providers of the Breast Care Team.
“This accreditation is an important recognition and stamp of approval for the high quality of care patients receive close to home,” Dr. Blanche Mavromatis, medical oncologist and Director of the UPMC Western Maryland Center for Breast Care said.
UPMC Western Maryland Center for Breast Care shows a firm commitment to offer its patients every significant advantage in their battle against breast disease. Receiving care at an NAPBC-accredited center like the UPMC Western Maryland Center for Breast Care ensures that a patient has access to:
- Comprehensive care, including a full range of state-of-the-art services
- A multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
- Information about ongoing clinical trials and new treatment options
- And, most importantly, Quality breast care close to home.
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