How Covid-19 has changed patient care from the perspective of a breast surgeon.

Richard Paxman welcomes Dr. Manpreet Kohli, RWJ Barnabas Health Director of Breast Surgery at Monmouth Medical Centre and Dr. Eric Manahan, General Surgeon and Director of Breast Surgery at Hamilton Healthcare System, for the next conversation of the series.

Discussing how Covid-19 has changed patient care from the perspective of a breast surgeon and why scalp cooling continues to be an important part of the treatment plan for patients about to undergo chemotherapy.

Dr. Manpreet Kohli

Dr. Kohli, a Barnabas Health Medical Group board-certified and fellowship trained breast surgeon, joined Monmouth Medical Center in 2015. She currently serves as the Cancer Liaison Physician on behalf of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) for Monmouth Medical Center’s Comprehensive Cancer Program. Dr. Kohli is a Clinical Assistant Professor for Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and actively involved in Monmouth Medical Center’s General Surgery Residency Program.

She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and Association of Women Surgeons. She has a significant interest in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with malignant diseases and is a member of the multidisciplinary cancer committee at Monmouth Medical Center.

Dr. Eric Manahan 

Dr. Eric Manahan is a board certified general surgeon in Dalton, GA, since 2001. He joined Hamilton Physician Group in July 2018. He previously served as the Medical Director of Southeastern Breast Care Specialists and a partner in Dalton Surgical Group.

In addition to his position on the board of directors for the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Dr. Manahan has been very active in Breast Fellow education and has served on the Education Committee of the ASBrS since 2011. He currently co-chairs the Fellows Education Committee and is a member of the Corporate Relations Committee. He also serves as the ASBrS representative to the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Training Committee.

He has special interests in percutaneous breast procedures and is involved with several national clinical trials relating to breast cancer including cryoablation.