Rie Aihara, MD, FACS



Breast Surgery

About

Dr. Rie Aihara is a Board Certified surgeon and founder of Regional Breast Care, a practice specializing in the care of breast disease. She is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Aihara received her medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California. She then proceeded to Boston, Massachusetts for her training in General Surgery at Tufts University/New England Medical Center. She has also trained with the breast surgeons at the Faulkner Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Health Care, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Aihara was a fellow in the Trauma/Critical Care Department at Boston University School of Medicine. She was on the faculty as Co-Director of the Breast Clinic at the Boston Medical Center. She was recognized as the “Physician of the Month” twice by Lee Memorial Health System for going the extra mile in the care of her patients. Dr. Aihara is currently part of the Multidisciplinary Team at the Regional Cancer Center that is structured to provide comprehensive care for breast cancer patients.

Locations

Regional Breast Care
8931 Colonial Center Drive
Suite 301
Fort Myers, 33905 Florida
239-277-0479
239-277-0729 Fax
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Education

Occidental College
BA, Biology
Los Angeles, CA
1989
University of Southern California School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
1993
Internship
Tufts New England Medical Center
General Surgery
Boston, MA
1994
Residencies
New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine
General Surgery, Chief Resident
Boston, MA
1998

Clinical Expertise and Interests

Board Certifications
Board Certified - General Surgery

Awards and Honors

cum laude and Mortar Board at Occidental College, Burroughs Welcome Award for Toxicology, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Award, Doctor of the Month at Lee Memorial Health Systems, "Top Doctor" Award by Castle Connolly

Current and Past Positions

Current Position
Regional Breast Care - Breast Surgeon
Fort Myers, FL
Past Positions
Boston University School of Medicine - Assistant Professor of Surgery
Boston, MA
Boston Surgical Associates, Boston University School of Medicine - General Surgeon
Boston, MA