Mediget Teshome, MD, FACS, MPH

Mediget Teshome, MD, MPH, FACS

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology





Breast Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2014


MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2010
MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006
BS, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2001


General Surgery, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA, 2013

Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2014

Contact Information

Scientific Interests

Dr. Teshome's career is devoted to advancing the care of women and men with breast cancer through high quality patient care, collaborative clinical research, education and promoting equity in health care and society. Her primary clinical and research interest is in breast cancer and specifically advanced breast cancers including inflammatory breast cancer, rare breast cancers and surgical management after neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Additionally, Dr. Teshome is passionate about surgical education and career development in breast surgical oncology, addressing disparities in breast cancer care, elevating the patient voice and advocacy/health policy.

Highlighted Publications

Woodfin AA, Yam C, Teshome M, Kuerer HM, Hunt KK, Meric-Bernstam F, Schaverien M, Barcenas CH, Sun SX. Axillary Nodal Metastases Conversion and Perioperative Complications with Neoadjuvant Pembrolizumab Therapy in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. e-Pub 11/2023. PMID: 37973647.

Kumar T, Nee K, Wei R, He S, Nguyen QH, Bai S, Blake K, Pein M, Gong Y, Sei E, Hu M, Casasent AK, Thennavan A, Li J, Tran T, Chen K, Nilges B, Kashikar N, Braubach O, Ben Cheikh B, Nikulina N, Chen H, Teshome M, Menegaz B, Javaid H, Nagi C, Montalvan J, Lev T, Mallya S, Tifrea DF, Edwards R, Lin E, Parajuli R, Hanson S, Winocour S, Thompson A, Lim B, Lawson DA, Kessenbrock K, Navin N. A spatially resolved single-cell genomic atlas of the adult human breast. Nature 620(7972):181-191, 8/2023. e-Pub 6/2023. PMID: 37380767.

Cobb AN, Diao K, Teshome M, Lucci A, Ueno NT, Stauder M, Layman RM, Kuerer HM, Woodward WA, Sun SX. Long-term Oncologic Outcomes in Patients with Inflammatory Breast Cancer with Supraclavicular Nodal Involvement. Ann Surg Oncol 29(10):6381 6392, 10/2022. e-Pub 7/2022. PMID: 35834145.

Farley CR, Irwin S, Adesoye T, Sun SX, DeSnyder SM, Lucci A, Shaitelman SF, Chang EI, Ueno NT, Woodward WA, Teshome M. Lymphedema in Inflammatory Breast Cancer Patients Following Trimodal Treatment. Ann Surg Oncol 29(10):6370-6378, 10/2022. e Pub 7/2022. PMID: 35854031.

Postlewait LM, Teshome M, Adesoye T, DeSnyder SM, Lim B, Kuerer HM, Bedrosian I, Sun SX, Woodward WA, Le-Petross HT, Valero V, Ueno NT, Lucci A. Contralateral Axillary Metastasis in Patients with Inflammatory Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 28(13):8610 8621, 12/2021. e-Pub 6/2021. PMID: 34125346.