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Alison Unzeitig Barron, M.D.

General Summary

Dr. Alison U. Barron is a breast surgeon specializing in breast surgical oncology and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Education

Dr. Barron attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas where she obtained her medical doctorate. She then went on to complete a general surgery internship and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Hospital where she was also chief resident. Dr. Barron then completed a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

Medical Practice

Research Interest

Surgery Locations

Other Information

Dr. Barron was born and raised in Laredo, TX and is fluent in Spanish. She comes from a large family of physicians and medical care workers in south Texas. She enjoys cooking, running, hiking, traveling, and bowling.

Accolades & Memberships

Dr. Barron is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. She has given numerous poster and oral presentations at national meetings. She was awarded the George Peters Award for Best Presentation by a Breast Fellow in 2018.

Community Service

Dr. Barron enjoys giving back to the community and has traveled to Guatemala for the Emmaus Medical Mission in Sumpango where she assisted in general surgical operations.

Publications

  • Association of Low Nodal Positivity Rate Among Patients With ERBB2-Positive or Triple-Negative Breast Cancer and Breast Pathologic Complete Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy.

    JAMA Surg, 2018

  • Predicting Non-sentinel Lymph Node Metastases in Patients with a Positive Sentinel Lymph Node After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy.

    Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2018

  • Do acute-care surgeons follow best practices for breast abscess management? A single-institution analysis of 325 consecutive cases.

    Journal of Surgical Research, 2017