Dr. Rie Aihara
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Rie Aihara

Rie Aihara
MD, FACS
Breast Surgeon

Languages spoken

English, Japanese

Expert in

Breast surgery

Overview

Centers

Fort Myers (Breast surgery)
Fort Myers (Breast surgery)
26.6147358, -81.8085054
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Treatments

Breast surgery
Speciality
Speciality/Cancer
Speciality/Cancer/Breast Surgeon

Dr. Rie Aihara is a Board Certified surgeon and founder of Regional Breast Care, a practice specializing in the care of breast disease. She is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Aihara received her medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California. She then proceeded to Boston, Massachusetts for her training in General Surgery at Tufts University/New England Medical Center. She has also trained with the breast surgeons at the Faulkner Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Health Care, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Aihara was a fellow in the Trauma/Critical Care Department at Boston University School of Medicine. She was on the faculty as Co-Director of the Breast Clinic at the Boston Medical Center. She was recognized as the “Physician of the Month” twice by Lee Memorial Health System for going the extra mile in the care of her patients. Dr. Aihara is currently part of the Multidisciplinary Team at the Regional Cancer Center that is structured to provide comprehensive care for breast cancer patients.

Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Regional Breast Care - Breast Surgeon, Fort Myers, FL

Past position(s)

  • Boston University School of Medicine - Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston, MA
  • Boston Surgical Associates, Boston University School of Medicine - General Surgeon, Boston, MA

Education

Universities

  • Occidental College, BA, Biology, Los Angeles, CA
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Internships

  • Tufts New England Medical Center, General Surgery, Boston, MA

Residencies

  • New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, General Surgery, Chief Resident, Boston, MA

Fellowship

  • Boston University Medical Center, Critical Care, Boston, MA
  • Boston University Medical Center, Trauma, Boston, MA

Professional association

Accomplishments

Awards and honors

  • Cum laude and Mortar Board at Occidental College
  • Burroughs Welcome Award for Toxicology
  • American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Award
  • Doctor of the Month at Lee Memorial Health Systems
  • "Top Doctor" Award by Castle Connolly