Donna-Marie Manasseh is chief of the division of breast surgery and director of the Maimonides Breast Cancer Program in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to joining the Maimonides team, she was co-director of the Women’s Breast Center at Stamford Hospital and chief of breast surgery. Under her leadership, the Women’s Breast Center at Stamford Hospital became the first center to be accredited by the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.
Dr. Manasseh completed her general surgery residency at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia and her breast surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Manasseh has published several chapters on breast disease and has co-authored a textbook relating to breast disease and evaluation. She is a member of several societies that promote breast health, including the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, National Consortium of Breast Centers, and the American Society of Breast Disease. She is also a surveyor for the American College of Surgeons' National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, whose goal is to evaluate breast centers across the country to ensure they are providing quality care to women in their communities.
Dr. Manasseh is a strong advocate for empowering women by educating them about breast health and disease with the hope that this education will lead to earlier detection and a better chance of being cured. Dr. Manasseh has also participated in a multitude of conferences and speaking engagements to promote breast health and help women make the right health decisions. She has been the recipient of several awards, most notably the Magida Award from the Fairfield County Medical Association and the Rosenthal Family Foundation, given to physicians who have demonstrated notable capability in the care and treatment of patients.