Anna L. Houterman, MD
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Anna L. Houterman, MD

  • Breast Surgery
Laguna Hills Cancer Care | 24302 Paseo De Valencia, Suite 201, Laguna Hills, CA 92653


Dr. Anna Houterman is a board certified, fellowship trained breast surgeon who practices in Torrance and Laguna Hills and performs surgery in nearby community hospitals. She specializes in benign and malignant diseases of the breast, and is passionate about providing excellent care for her patients and using the most advanced surgical techniques. She has expertise in oncoplastic surgery, breast conservation surgery, nipple sparing mastectomy and sentinel node biopsy.

Dr. Houterman received her medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. She then completed a general surgery residency at Kaiser Permanente, and returned to USC to complete a specialty fellowship in breast surgical oncology. She earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University, where she graduated cum laude in biochemistry.

Prior to joining UCLA Health in 2018, Dr. Houterman worked in private practice in Orange County. During her career she has authored many peer-reviewed journal articles and has spoken at academic conferences and community events. She is an active member of academic groups, including the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.




Medical Board Certification

Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2008


Breast Surgical Oncology, USC Medical Center, 2008


General Surgery, Kaiser Permanente - Los Angeles Medical Center, 2007


MD, Keck School of Medicine of the USC, 2002

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center


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