Tina J. Hieken, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Tina J. Hieken, M.D., is a surgical oncologist with a specialty interest in melanoma and breast cancer. She has a passionate interest in advancing the care of melanoma patients and the care of patients at high risk for future breast cancer as well as those diagnosed with 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 melanoma and breast cancer
  • Nipple-sparing mastectomy and oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery for melanoma and breast disease
  • Sentinel lymph node surgery
  • Technical advances in surgery to improve long-term patient outcomes and speed recovery
  • Ultrasound in surgery
  • Clinical trials

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Hieken leads research efforts to understand the microbiome in relation to cancer risk, treatment response and the immune system. She is active nationally and internationally in specialty societies and is a member of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center.

  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Melanoma surgery
  • Sentinel lymph node surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgical oncology
  • Translational research
  • Novel therapies and technologies
  • Microbiome
  1. 1993
    Fellow - Surgical OncologySpecialized Cancer Center, University of Illinois at Chicago
  2. 1991
    Internship/Residency - General Surgery Residency and InternshipBoston University Affiliated Hospitals
  3. 1986
    MDBoston University School of Medicine
  4. 1986
    BACollege of Liberal Arts, Boston University

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - 2021
    Working Group MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology Melanoma Disease Site Workgroup
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberTBCRC Immuno-Oncology Interest Group
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Surgeons
  4. 2017
    Working Group MemberTranslational Breast Cancer Research Consortium (TBCRC)
  5. 2017 - 2020
    ConsultantAmerican Board of Surgery
  6. 2017 - present
    Committee MemberAmerican Board of Surgery
  7. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  8. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  9. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Alumni Association
  10. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Surgical Alumni Society, Priestley Society
  11. 2015 - present
    MemberPriestley Society
  12. 2015 - present
    Work GroupTBCRC DCIS Subcommittee, The Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium: Locoregional Working Group
  13. 2014 - present
    MemberMembership Committee, Society of Surgical Oncology
  14. 2014 - present
    MemberMembership Committee, Central Surgical Association
  15. 2013 - present
    Peer Review Panel MemberIrish Cooperative Oncology Research Group (ICORG)
  16. 2013 - 2014
    ChairQuality Committee Surgical Site Infection Work Group, Department of Surgery
  17. 2013 - present
    MemberQuality Executive Committee, Department of Surgery
  18. 2013 - present
    MemberQuality and Safety Research Team, Department of Surgery
  19. 2013 - present
    Journal Club DirectorGeneral Surgery Residency Committee, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  20. 2012 - 2013
    Physician LiaisonCommitment to Safety Team Engagement Project, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  21. 2012 - 2013
    Physician LiaisonCommitment to Safety Initiative, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  22. 2012 - present
    MemberScientific Review Committee B, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  23. 2012 - present
    Vice ChairQuality Committee, Department of Surgery
  24. 2012 - present
    Physician LiaisonQuality Committee, Department of Surgery
  25. 2012 - present
    Active MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  26. 2012 - present
    Active MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  27. 2012 - present
    Workgroup MemberThe Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium: Locoregional Working Group
  28. 2011 - 2014
    MemberGeneral Surgery Residency Committee, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
  29. 2010 - 2011
    MemberStudent Affairs Committee, Rush Medical College
  30. 2010 - present
    MemberEditorial Advisory Board, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  31. 2009 - 2011
    MemberNorthShore University Health System Cancer Committee
  32. 2007 - 2011
    MemberStudent Educational Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center
  33. 2006 - 2012
    MemberPublications Committee, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  34. 2005 - 2008
    LiaisonCommission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons
  35. 2005 - 2008
    LiaisonAmerican College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons
  36. 2003 - 2009
    MemberChicago Metropolitan Division #2, Committee on Applicants, American College of Surgeons
  37. 2003 - 2007
    MemberYoung Surgeons Committee, Chicago Surgical Society
  38. 2002 - 2011
    MemberResident Medical Education Outcomes Task Force Committee, Department of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center
  39. 2002 - 2008
    MemberHearing Panel, Rush North Shore Medical Center
  40. 2002 - 2008
    ChairFormulary Subcommittee, Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Rush North Shore Medical Center
  41. 2002 - present
    Founding MemberSociety for Melanoma Research
  42. 2002 - present
    MemberNational Ultrasound Faculty, American College of Surgeons
  43. 2001 - 2011
    MemberResident Medical Education Advisory Committee, NorthShore University Health System Cancer Committee
  44. 2001 - 2008
    MemberPharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Rush North Shore Medical Center
  45. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Surgeons
  46. 2001 - present
    MemberCentral Surgical Association
  47. 2000 - 2002
    MemberOperating Room Committee, Rush North Shore Medical Center
  48. 1999 - 2011
    MemberChicago Surgical Society
  49. 1998 - 2011
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Surgery, Rush University Medical Center
  50. 1998 - 2010
    MemberAmerican Medical Women's Association
  51. 1997 - 2008
    MemberCancer Committee, Rush North Shore Medical Center
  52. 1997 - 2006
    MemberCritical Care Committee, Rush North Shore Medical Center
  53. 1997 - 1999
    MemberRush Cancer Institute, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke' Medical Center, Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Study Group
  54. 1996 - 2011
    MemberChicago Medical Society
  55. 1996 - 2011
    MemberConnective Tissue Oncology Society
  56. 1996 - 2011
    MemberIllinois Women's Health Coalition
  57. 1996 - 2010
    MemberIllinois State Medical Society
  58. 1996 - 2008
    MemberRush System for Health Inter-Institutional Cancer Committee
  59. 1996 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  60. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  61. 1996 - present
    MemberSociety of Surgical Oncology
  62. 1995 - 2011
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  63. 1995 - 1996
    MemberUtilization Review Physician Advisory Committee, University of Illinois at Chicago Hospitals & Clinics
  64. 1995 - 1996
    MemberStudent Advancement Committee, University of Illinois at Chicago
  65. 1994 - present
    MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery
  66. 1994 - present
    MemberWomen in Cancer Research
  67. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  68. 1992 - 2011
    MemberAssociation of Women Surgeons
  69. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  70. 1988 - present
    MemberMassachusetts Medical Society
  71. 1987 - 1992
    Board of DirectorsSouth Boston Health Center
  72. 1987 - present
    MemberWomen Graduates' Club, Boston University
  73.  
    LiaisonQuality Committee, Division of Subspecialty General Surgery, Department of Surgery
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