Local Surgeon Receives Breast Ultrasound Recertification from National Organization
by Augusta Sires
Covenant Clinic Breast Surgeon Neil G. McMahon, MD, FACS recently became recertified in breast ultrasound through the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS). With this certification, Dr. McMahon is able to perform ultrasound guided breast biopsies at Covenant Comprehensive Breast Center in Waterloo.
According to the ASBS, earning this certification demonstrates a dedication to quality patient care and public safety through adherence to established standards for performance and training in breast ultrasound. The program offers a means of recognition to individual surgeons who meet criteria in the areas of clinical experience, training, and quality assurance.
Working towards this certification required months of commitment and documentation. Dr. McMahon's recertification adds to a list of honors held within Covenant Comprehensive Breast Center, including accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
For more information about Dr. McMahon and Covenant Comprehensive Breast Center, visit WheatonIowa.org/breasthealth.