Judy C. Boughey, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

Departments

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Judy C. Boughey M.D., is a breast surgical oncologist. She has a passionate interest in advancing the care of patients diagnosed with breast cancer as well as the care of women at high risk for future breast cancer. Her practice philosophy focuses on patient-centered care to provide the best possible oncologic outcomes with excellent aesthetics, while respecting patient needs and preferences. Special interests include:

  • Neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer
  • Nipple-sparing mastectomy and oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Sentinel lymph node surgery
  • Technical advances in surgery to improve long-term patient outcomes and speed recovery
  • Clinical trials

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Boughey leads multiple clinical trials in breast cancer care, focused on safely de-escalating breast cancer management and individualizing care. She is active nationally and internationally in specialty societies. She is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and is a fellow of the American Surgical Association. She is the W.H. Odell Professor in Individualized Medicine.

  1. Breast cancer surgery
  2. Breast surgery
  3. Lymph node sampling
  4. Lymphadenectomy
  5. Nipple-sparing mastectomy
  6. Sentinel lymph node surgery
  7. Sentinel node biopsy
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Sentinel lymph node surgery
  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy
  • Prophylactic mastectomy
  • Nipple sparing mastectomy
  • Outpatient breast surgery
  • Breast cancer clinical trials
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2006
    Fellow - Breast Surgical OncologyUniversity of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 2005
    ResidentDepartment of Surgery, Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina
  3. 1999
    MA - PhysiologyUniversity of Cambridge
  4. 1999
    Senior House Officer - Accident and EmergencyWhittington Hospital, London, United Kingdom
  5. 1999
    House Officer - General MedicineWest Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
  6. 1998
    House Officer - General SurgeryNorfolk and Norwich Hospital, United Kingdom
  7. 1997
    MB, B ChirAddenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge Clinical School
  8. 1995
    BA - PhysiologyUniversity of Cambridge

Certifications

  1. 2006
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Top Doctor 2021Castle Connolly
  2. 2021
    Top Doctors 2021Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  3. 2021
    America's Most Honored Doctors 2020The American Registry
  4. 2020
    2021 Top Doctors for WomenMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  5. 2020
    Top Doctors 2020Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  6. 2020
    Regional Top Doctor 2020Castle Connolly
  7. 2019
    2019 Exceptional Women in MedicineCastle Connolly
  8. 2019
    Mayo Clinic Team Science AwardMayo Clinic Cancer Center
  9. 2019
    2020 Top Doctors for WomenMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  10. 2019
    2019-2020 Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors
  11. 2019
    W.H. Odell Professorship in Individualized Medicine
  12. 2018
    Top Doctors 2019Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  13. 2018
    2019 Top Doctors for WomenMinnesota Monthly Magazine
  14. 2018
    Top Doctors for Women 2018Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  15. 2018
    Top Doctors 2018-2019Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  16. 2017
    2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement AwardMarquis Who's Who in America
  17. 2017
    Top Doctors 2017Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  18. 2016
    Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2016Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  19. 2016
    Best Doctors 2016Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  20. 2016
    Honorable Mention - Who's Who in AcademiaMayo Clinic Who's Who in Academia
  21. 2015
    Best Doctors 2015Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  22. 2015
    Best Doctors for Women 2016Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  23. 2015
    Best Doctors for Women 2015Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  24. 2014
    First Place Breast Journal Award for "Axillary Ultrasound After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients Presenting with Node-Positive Breast Cancer (T0-T4, N1-2, M0)...18th SIS World Congress on Breast Healthcare
  25. 2014
    Best Doctors 2014Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  26. 2013
    Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2013Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  27. 2011
    U.S. News Top Doctors at Mayo ClinicU.S. News and World Report
  28. 2011
    Who's Who In America 2011Marquis Who's Who
  29. 2008
    Scholarly Opportunity Award for "Molecular Breast Imaging in the Preoperative Evaluation of Women with Biopsy Proven Breast Cancer"Awarding Organization
  30. 2008
    Scientific Impact Recognition Award for "Molecular Breast Imaging: Experience with the First 900 Patients"American Society of Breast Surgeons
  31. 2008
    Second Place Breast Journal Award for "Simple prediction models for breast cancer patients with solitary positive sentinel nodes -- are they valid?"American Society of Breast Disease
  32. 2008
    Special Recognition for Outstanding Poster Abstract for "Intramammary lymph nodes: Patterns of discovery and significance"American Society of Breast Disease
  33. 2008
    Inclusion in "Guide to America's Top Surgeons"Consumers' Research Council of America
  34. 2005
    School of Breast Oncology Scholarship AwardAwarding Organization
  35. 2003
    First Place Award, Resident Paper CompetitionSociety of Carolina Surgeons
  36. 2002
    First Place Award, Resident Paper CompetitionSociety of Carolina Surgeons
  37. 2001
    First Place Award, Resident Paper CompetitionSociety of Carolina Surgeons
  38. 2001
    First Place Award, Resident Paper CompetitionSouth Carolina Chapter of the ACS, Charleston, SC
  39. 2000
    First Place Award, Resident Paper CompetitionSC-ACS Committee on Trauma, Greenville, SC
  40. 1995
    Henry and Irene Dean Prize for MedicineCambridge University
  41. 1995
    Trinity Hall College PrizeCambridge University
  42. 1995
    Bateman ScholarshipCambridge University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Associate Director Surgery/Surgical Subspecialty ResearchMayo Clinic Cancer Center Research Committee
  2. 2021 - 2023
    Appointed MemberBreast Disease Site Working Group, Society of Surgical Oncology
  3. 2020 - present
    Committee MemberCancer Center Director Search Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  4. 2020 - present
    MemberBreast Cancer SPORE Executive Committee
  5. 2020 - present
    MemberCancer Surgery Standards Program Executive Committee
  6. 2020 - present
    MemberDepartment of Surgery, Surgery Strategy Committee
  7. 2019 - present
    Co-ChairBreast Disease Group
  8. 2019 - 2021
    Appointed MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology, Scientific Program Committee
  9. 2019 - present
    MemberMedical-Industry Relations Committee
  10. 2018 - present
    ChairI-SPY2 Surgical Working Group
  11. 2018 - present
    Board of Directors MemberAmerican Society of Breast Surgeons
  12. 2018 - present
    FellowAmerican Surgical Association
  13. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Cancer Center Clinical Research Subcommittee
  14. 2016
    Co-ChairpersonGeneral Surgery Review Course Committee 2016, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
  15. 2016
    Program Chair2016 Annual Meeting, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  16. 2015 - present
    Subcommittee MemberCancer Care Advisory Committee's External Provider Relations (EPR) Subcommittee
  17. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Education Committee
  18. 2015 - present
    MemberCancer Education Committee on the Breast Cancer Track, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  19. 2015 - present
    Ad Hoc MemberScientific Forum Committee, American College of Surgeons
  20. 2014
    Co-ChairpersonGeneral Surgery Review Course Committee 2014, American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress
  21. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberPlatform 1 Steering Group
  22. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberCenter for Biomedical Discovery Planning Team
  23. 2014 - present
    MemberBreast Cancer Steering Group
  24. 2014 - present
    Advisory Council MemberAdvisory Council to the Executive Dean for Research, Mayo Clinic Committees
  25. 2014 - present
    MemberSurgery Administrative Committee, Department of Surgery
  26. 2014 - present
    MemberSurgical Executive Committeee, Department of Surgery
  27. 2014 - present
    Vice Chair for ResearchVice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery
  28. 2014 - present
    ChairResearch Executive Committee, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  29. 2013 - present
    ChairEducation Committee, Clinical Research Program, American College of Surgeons
  30. 2013 - present
    Vice ChairData Safety Monitoring Board, Department of Surgery
  31. 2013 - present
    Advisory Board MemberBreast Handbook Editorial Advisory Board, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  32. 2013 - present
    Committee MemberAnnual Meeting Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  33. 2013 - 2014
    Alternate MemberSurgery Administrative Committee, Department of Surgery
  34. 2013 - present
    Board MemberData and Safety Monitoring Board, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  35. 2012 - 2018
    MemberCommunications Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  36. 2012 - present
    ChairPublications Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  37. 2012 - 2014
    Appointed MemberBreast Disease Site Workgroup, Society of Surgical Oncology
  38. 2012 - present
    MemberBreast Pharmacogenomics Working Group
  39. 2012 - 2016
    MemberBreast Oncology Local Disease (BOLD) Task Force of the NCI Breast Cancer Steering Committee (BCSC), National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  40. 2012 - 2014
    Committee ChairClinical Trials Committee, Department of Surgery
  41. 2012 - present
    MemberCooperative Group Clinical Trials Steering Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Committees, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  42. 2012 - present
    Medical DirectorClinical Research Office, Department of Surgery
  43. 2011 - 2014
    Program Leader for Clinical TrialsResearch Executive Committee, Department of Surgery
  44. 2011 - present
    MemberCancer Center Communications Advisory Board, Public Affairs Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  45. 2011 - 2013
    Vice ChairEducation Committee, Clinical Research Program, American College of Surgeons
  46. 2011 - present
    Invited ParticipantBreast Education Self-Assessment Program (BESAP), American Society of Breast Surgeons
  47. 2011 - 2012
    Faculty AdvisorDepartment of Surgery
  48. 2011 - 2013
    Board of DirectorsAlliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  49. 2011 - present
    Invited ParticipantSurgical Education & Self Assessment Program (SESAP 15 Author), American College of Surgeons
  50. 2011 - present
    MemberBreast Committee, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  51. 2011 - present
    MemberClinical Research Program, American College of Surgeons
  52. 2010 - 2011
    Executive Committee MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  53. 2010 - present
    Program DirectorMultidisciplinary Breast Surgery Fellowship
  54. 2010 - present
    Appointed MemberBreast Oncology Program Directors Subcommittee, Society of Surgical Oncology
  55. 2010 - present
    Advisory Board MemberEditorial Advisory Board, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  56. 2010 - 2011
    Faculty AdvisorDepartment of Surgery
  57. 2009 - 2012
    MemberResearch Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  58. 2009 - present
    MemberPublications Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  59. 2009 - 2012
    MemberBreast Specialty Training Committee, American Society of Breast Disease
  60. 2008 - 2014
    Community Editor, Web PortalAmerican College of Surgeons
  61. 2008 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  62. 2008 - 2009
    Faculty AdvisorDepartment of Surgery
  63. 2008 - 2010
    Invited ParticipantSurgical Education & Self Assessment Program (SESAP 14 Author), American College of Surgeons
  64. 2008 - 2012
    MemberSymposium Poster Abstract Review Committee, American Society of Breast Disease
  65. 2008 - present
    MemberDivision of Surgery Research, Department of Surgery
  66. 2007 - 2008
    Faculty AdvisorDepartment of Surgery
  67. 2007 - 2011
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  68. 2007 - 2011
    MemberBreast Committee, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
  69. 2007 - 2010
    MemberInternational Society of Surgery/Breast Surgery International
  70. 2007 - 2008
    MemberThe Breast Cancer InterGroup
  71. 2007 - present
    MemberInstitute for Clinical Systems Improvement
  72. 2006 - 2011
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  73. 2006 - 2010
    MemberMultidisciplinary Breast Surgery Fellowship
  74. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  75. 2005 - present
    MemberSociety of Carolina Surgeons
  76. 2005 - present
    MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  77. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Disease
  78. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Surgeons
  79. 2002 - 2008
    AssociateAmerican College of Surgeons
  80. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  81.  
    MemberResident/Fellow Selection Committee, Multidisciplinary Breast Surgery Fellowship
  82.  
    MemberSurgery Committee Steering Committee, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  83.  
    MemberBreast Committee, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  84.  
    MemberSurgical Quality Assurance Working Group, The Breast Cancer InterGroup
  85.  
    MemberDiagnosis of Breast Disease Work Group, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement