Alan Stolier, MD, FACS has over 35 years experience in surgical oncology. He specializes in surgical treatment of breast cancer, and is a pioneer in the development of nipple-sparing mastectomy.
Board certified in surgery, Dr. Stolier brings tremendous experience and expertise to the surgical team at the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Following his surgical internship at the University of Virginia Hospital, Dr. Stolier returned to New Orleans to begin his residency in general surgery at Charity Hospital of Louisiana. He then completed fellowships in surgical oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Institute and Hammersmith Hospital in London, England. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is a member of numerous societies including the American Society of Breast Disease and the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Stolier has a particular interest in breast cancer genetics and the associated care of women with the BRCA genetic mutation.
Dr. Stolier is past president of the New Orleans Surgical Society and has been a clinical professor of surgery for the Tulane University Health Sciences Center since 2005. He is a past board member of the LSU Medical Foundation and Memorial Medical Center. He has published nearly two-dozen articles pertaining to breast cancer and treatment of breast cancer in such publications as Annals of Surgical Oncology and American Journal of Surgery. He has lectured extensively throughout the United States, and the American Cancer Society named Dr. Stolier a 2010 Spirit Award Honoree for going above and beyond in the fight against breast cancer.