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Katrina E. Birdwell, M.D., FACS


  • Research Fellowship in Colorectal and Trauma Labs
    The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • Residency in General Surgery
    The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
  • Medical Doctorate
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons, Dallas County Chapter
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Best Doctors in Dallas 2017 and 2018 - General Surgery
  • Harwell Wilson Surgical Society
  • Komen Dallas County - 2018 Big Wig 

Surgery Locations

  • Methodist Dallas Medical Center
  • Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie
  • North Texas Surgery Center

Office & Outpatient

  • Abscess Drainage
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast Sonography and Ultrasound
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Lymphedema Screening and Prevention Program
  • Mediport Removal
  • Needle Biopsy of Breast Lesions - US Guided
  • Skin Biopsies

Surgical Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Excision of Chest Wall Tumors
  • Excisional Breast Biopsy
  • Hidden Scar Lumpectomy & Mastectomy
  • Hidden Scar Surgery
  • Localized Excisional Biopsy (Savi Scout, Radioactive Seed, Magseed)
  • Lumpectomy - Partial Mastectomy - Quadrantectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Mediport Placement
  • Nipple Duct Excision
  • Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Tissue Rearrangement
  • Radical Excision of Metastatic Lesions
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Wire Localization Excisional Biopsy

Research Interest

Dr. Birdwell specializes in multi-disciplinary delivery of breast cancer care, oncoplastic techniques to achieve best cosmetic outcomes, and robotic assisted surgery. She has close coordination with the medical oncologist, radiation oncologist, and reconstructive surgeons to provide comprehensive breast cancer care. Frequently, office visits with one or more of these specialists are coordinated to achieve patient-centered care in a timely fashion.

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Other Information

Dr. Birdwell is a native to the Dallas metroplex and resides locally near family and long time friends. She enjoys watersports, fishing, outdoor activities, cooking, and spending time with family.