Dr. Eric Whitacre

Dr. Whitacre was program chair for the 1996 annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. View the program here!

Professional Background
  • Past President, The American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • MD from Cornell University Medical College
  • Surgical Residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (Surgical Chief Resident 1987-88.)
  • Two year rotation on the surgical services—including the Breast Service—of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
  • Member of the Breast Ultrasound Faculty of the American College of Surgeons
  • Past Chair of the Breast Ultrasound Certification Committee of the American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Program Chair of the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting, Baltimore, April 2006.
  • Program chair of multiple Post-Graduate Breast courses at the The American College of Surgeons and at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meetings.
Professional Activities On a more personal note, while Dr. Whitacre was not born in Tucson, he grew up here and graduated from Sahuaro High School. He returned to Tucson in December of 2003 to establish a practice in breast surgery. His father, Dr. Wendell B. Whitacre, recently retired from a full-time practice in plastic surgery.