Dean OrnishMarch 18, 2019
Stacy MoulderMarch 3, 2016
Rita Mukhtar, USA
Rita Mukhtar, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Mukhtar is Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at UC San Francisco. Her research focuses on clinical outcomes in invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast, with publications on surgical techniques and response to neoadjuvant therapy in lobular breast cancers. During her training, she was a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow and studied the inflammatory response, and later investigated inflammatory cells in breast cancer in the lab of Dr. Laura Esserman, funded by the California Breast Cancer Research Program. Dr. Mukhtar completed Advanced Training in Clinical Research through the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at UCSF. Her clinical practice comprises breast surgery and acute care general surgery.