Dr. Roberta Lilly Joins Shore Regional Breast Center

Roberta J. Lilly, MD, MPH, has joined Shore Health System as medical director for Shore Regional Breast Center.

Dr. Lilly joins Dale Reddish, MSN, CRNP, a nurse practitioner who has worked in women’s health for 34 years, to provide a comprehensive breast health program that begins with diagnosis and continues through to survivorship. Since 2000, Shore Regional Breast Center has provided services for breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and support so women can make prompt, informed decisions.

The Breast Center provides a full array of diagnostic services, including mammography, ultrasound, breast MRI and biopsies along with a survivorship program, and other resources for patients and their family members. Members of the Breast Center team also travel around the region to educate the community about breast health and the importance of early detection through mammograms and breast self-examination.

“Dr. Lilly is a highly skilled surgeon who has specialized training and experience in breast surgery as well as with the screenings, triage and education that we offer at Shore Regional Breast Center,” says Brian Leutner, director of oncology services for Shore Health System. “With Dr. Lilly at the Breast Center, we expand the expertise of our multidisciplinary team members, who work together for the well being of our patients throughout every step of their breast cancer journey.”

Reddish adds, “Dr. Lilly and I look forward to providing care and counsel to our patients from the time of initial screening until they are ready for our survivorship program.”

A graduate of the University of Colorado Medical School, Dr. Lilly completed her general surgery residency at the University of Colorado Hospital and a transplant fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She completed her breast surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, making her the only breast surgeon with this degree of specialization in the Mid-Shore area. Dr. Lilly also earned a master’s of public health from George Washington University.

As a dedicated breast surgeon Dr Lilly is interested in the full array of benign and malignant breast diseases with a special interest in delivery of quality, patient-centered care. Dr. Lilly has authored and co-authored over 60 original articles and book chapters on surgical topics, especially in the study of liver diseases.

Prior to joining Shore Regional Breast Center, Dr. Lilly was an attending surgeon in the division of breast oncology at Georgetown University Hospital and Professorial Lecturer in the Health Policy Department at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Sciences.

Dr. Lilly, who lives in Easton, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Association of Women Surgeons, the American Public Health Association, and the American Medical Association.

To make an appointment with Dr. Lilly, call 410-820-9400. Shore Regional Breast Center is located at 219 S. Washington Street in Easton. The office is located on the first floor at Memorial Hospital.

For more information about Shore Regional Breast Center, visit http://www.shorehealth.org/services/breastcenter/.