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Loren Rourke, M.D., MHCM, FACS

Loren Rourke, M.D., MHCM, FACS Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • General Surgery


General Summary

Dr. Rourke specializes in breast surgical oncology and mentoring other surgeons throughout the U.S. Her experience includes providing compassionate patient care, while serving in several leadership roles within breast cancer research and clinical programs. She currently serves as the first-ever chief surgical officer for McKesson Specialty Health and The US Oncology Network (The Network), which has more than 300 surgeons nationwide. Dr. Rourke is accepting new patients at Texas Oncology-The Woodlands, a member of The US Oncology Network. 


Dr. Rourke received her medical doctorate from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. She completed her internship at Indiana State University School of Medicine, her general surgery residency at The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, and her interdisciplinary breast cancer care fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Prior to joining Texas Oncology, The US Oncology Network, and McKesson Specialty Health, Dr. Rourke served as the regional breast program director of Houston Methodist. Previously, she held such leadership positions as medical director for Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute Breast Center in Scarborough, Maine and surgical director for CHI St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital breast program.

Accolades & Memberships

American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Oncology, National Consortium of Breast Centers, Society of Surgical Oncology