North Shore opens new Comprehensive Breast Institute

9/5/2013, 9 a.m.
Howard Brown, CFO North Shore Medical Center, Dr. Chester Morris, Herta Holly, Mayor of the Village of Miami Shores, Manny Linares, CEO, North Shore Medical Center, Dr. Atara Kane, Supervising Radiologist for Mammography, Dr. Hakan Charles-Harris, Medical Director and Shana Crittenden, COO, North Shore Medical Center. Photo courtesy/North Shore Medical Center

In an effort to enhance its services to the community, North Shore Medical Center proudly announces the opening of the all new Comprehensive Breast Institute at North Shore Medical Center. In a ribbon cutting ceremony, CEO Manny Linares along with Breast Institute Medical Director Dr. Hakan Charles-Harris, hospital administration and staff unveiled the new center. A special proclamation was also given to North Shore Medical Center by Miami Shores Mayor, Herta Holly.

“The opening of the Comprehensive Breast Institute is an example of our hospitals commitment to our community’s needs and our patient’s needs,” said Manny Linares, CEO of North Shore Medical Center.

The new Comprehensive Breast Institute has its own private entrance, located separately from the hospital’s main entrance and includes private changing areas, 2 ultra sound rooms, a mammography room, nuclear camera and a bone density testing area. The center also features some of the most advanced technology including a stereotactic biopsy room equipped with high resolution machinery that can be used to perform biopsies with less discomfort and little to no scarring.

The Comprehensive Breast Institute is designed to offer women and their families’ one location to meet all medical needs when it comes to breast health.

The center also offers a spa-like atmosphere and features a complete educational room where patients and family members can do research or consult with our expert medical staff.

“The Breast Institute offers patients a comfortable place that features top-quality surgical and diagnostic services where patients can come for their breast care in an all-inclusive environment,” said Dr. Hakan Charles-Harris, Medical Director of the new Comprehensive Breast Institute.

For more information on the new Comprehensive Breast Institute, please call 305-835-6160.