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Faculty:  


Candy Arentz, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

Patient Appointments:
Breast Surgical Oncology Clinic: 806-775-8600
Clinic Location:
Breast Surgical Oncology: UMC Southwest Cancer Center

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Education:

  • Fellowship:
    Breast Surgical Oncology- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Residency:
    General Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, 2009
  • Medical School:
    University of Texas Medical Branch, 2004

Certifications:


American Board of Surgery
Texas A&M University-Class of 1999
ATLS Instructor

Research:

Research Interests:

  • Axillary Reverse Mapping for Lymphedema Reduction
  • Disparity in Breast Cancer Treatment

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Publications and Presentations:

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Arentz C, Baxter K, Boneti C, Henry-Tillman R, Westbrook K, Klimberg S. 10 year Experience with Hematoma Directed Ultrasound Guided Breast Lumpectomy. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2010 Dec; Volume 17, Supplement 3, 378-383.

Boneti C, Arentz C, Klimberg S. Scapulothoracic Bursitis as a Significant Cause of Breast and Chest Wall Pain:Underrecognized and Undertreated. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2010 Dec; Volume 17, Supplement 3, 321-324.

Arentz C, Griswold J, Dissanaike S. The accuracy of surgery resident versus radiologist interpretation of trauma CT scans. Am J Surg 2008 Dec;196(6):809-12

Scientific Presentations:

Boneti C, Arentz C, Klimberg S. �Bursitis as a Significant Cause of Breast Pain: Under Recognized and Under Treated.� American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada. April 2010 (Poster).

Arentz C, Baxter K, Boneti C, Henry-Tillman R, Westbrook K, Klimberg S. 10 year Experience with Hematoma Directed Ultrasound Guided Breast Lumpectomy. American Society of Breast Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada. April 2010.

Boneti C, Korourian S, Arentz C, Klimberg S. Axillary Reverse Mapping (ARM) A New Technique to Preserve Lymphatics Draining the Arm to Prevent Lymphedema. Association of Academic Surgeons, San Antonio, Texas. February 2010.

Arentz C, Griswold J, Dissanaike S. Comparison of general surgery resident versus radiologist interpretation of trauma CT scans. Southwestern Surgical Congress, Acapulco Mexico March, 2008 and North Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Dallas TX February, 2008.

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  Personal Interests  

Community involvement for breast cancer awareness. I also enjoy camping, boating and swimming.

  Clinical Interests  

My interests are based on improving the breast health of west Texas. Bringing new diagnostic and surgical techniques learned in my Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship.

  Educational Interests  

Patient directed education on risk reduction and early detection. Resident and medical student development of ultrasound skills and up to date treatment of breast diseases.

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