Judy C. Boughey, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

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

Professional memberships

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

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.