Dr. Darren Sachs

Dr. Darren Sachs

Dr. Darren Sachs

Director of Breast Surgery

Darren Sachs, DO, is the Director of Breast Surgery at EMU Health. Board-certified general surgeon, Dr. Sachs completed medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glen Head, NY, his residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, and his SSO Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the prestigious Fox Chase Cancer Center.

He is now a Surgical Oncologist at EMU Health and a member of the Surgical Specialists of NY; a multi-specialty practice specializing in general surgery, founded by accomplished surgeon, Panagiotis Manolas.

Qualifications and Experience

Education

  • Medical Degree, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • SSO Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the prestigious Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • BronxCare Health System
  • Surgical Specialists of NY

Conditions

Dr. Darren Sachs specializes in the surgical care of breast diseases and conditions. 

  • Aspiration to drain a breast cyst

  • Biopsy with X-ray or mammography guidance to diagnose breast cancer and other diseases

  • Breast cancer surgery including lumpectomy to remove a breast tumor and mastectomy to remove the entire breast

  • Prophylactic mastectomy to remove the breasts in people with a high risk of breast cancer. A prophylactic mastectomy lowers the risk of breast cancer.

  • Resection of lymph nodes to remove cancerous lymph nodes near the breast

  • Breast reconstruction to restore and rebuild the breast after mastectomy or lumpectomy

Treatments

Dr. Sachs treats a variety of conditions and diseases of the breast including:

  • Breast calcifications, which are lumps that are sometimes linked with precancerous breast lesions

  • Breast cancer including those individuals with a high risk of breast cancer. People with a high risk of breast cancer include men and women with mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes or a strong family history of breast cancer—such as a mother or sister with breast cancer

  • Fat necrosis, which results in painless lumps that form from damaged and disintegrating fatty tissue

  • Fibroadenomas, which are smooth and firm noncancerous breast tumors. Sometimes , fibroadenomas increase the risk of breast cancer.

  • Fibrocystic breast disease including noncancerous breast cysts and fibrosis

  • Mammary duct ectasia, which causes inflammation and blockage of the ducts beneath the nipple

We Accept Most Insurance

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  • Medicare & Medicaid
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthplus
  • Fidelis
  • Workers Compensation
  • No Fault