Amy M. Kusske, MD

Amy M. Kusske, MD

Breast Surgery
Accepting new patients
Primary Location
Santa Monica Breast Care
1223 16th Street
Suite 3100
Santa Monica, California 90404


Dr. Amy Kusske is an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine. After completing her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, Dr. Kusske pursued her medical degree and graduated with AOA honors from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. She then completed her general surgery residency at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Kusske is the Co-Director of the UCLA Santa Monica Breast Center. Her surgical practice is focused on the care of patients with benign and malignant breast disease. She strongly believes in the multidisciplinary approach to breast cancer care and has helped build and lead the Santa Monica Multidisciplinary Breast Program. Dr. Kusske plays an active role in the community, serving on advisory boards for non-profit organizations such as Bright Pink, a national organization who focuses on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women and Sharsheret, an organization that supports breast cancer patients and their families.

Patient Stories

Breast cancer treatment


English, Spanish


Medical Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2000


Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1999


Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1993


MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1992


Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Breast cancer symptoms
Breast cancer surgery

In the News

Doctors Try to Avoid Doing Double Mastectomies - The Wall Street Journal

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  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2018, 2021, 2022, 2023