Dr. Alicia Vinyard is a Board Certified General Surgeon and Fellowship Trained Breast Surgical Oncologist at the Georgia Cancer Center and Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. She decided to specialize in breast surgical oncology to help other breast cancer survivors like herself. She treats patients with benign and malignant breast disease, and assists in other surgical oncologic needs.
Areas of Expertise (4)
Philadelphia College of Osteop: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy
University of North Carolina: Bachelor's Degree, Psychology
University of Miami: Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology
Media Appearances (3)
New procedure helps prevent breast cancer complications in the arm
News Channel 6 online
A local doctor helped save a woman battling breast cancer from additional pain and suffering after performing a procedure she just brought to the CSRA. While we don't typically connect the arm with breast cancer, one oncologist says you should...
As cancer surgeon and patient, I know your journey
The Augusta Chronicle online
Cancer Survivor Month provides an opportunity to consider what happens when the cancer goes away Cancer. It’s a simple word made up of just six letters, but it represents a disease that’s anything but simple...
JENNIE: Augusta University Health breast cancer surgeon is a breast cancer survivor
News Channel 6 online
You know the statistics, one in eight women will be diagnosed with the disease. Breast cancer, is the second most prevalent cancer among women in the US, but millions are surviving the disease, thanks in part, to regular screening, and new technology...
Evaluation of simplified lymphatic microsurgical preventing healing approach (SLYMPHA) for the prevention of breast cancer-related clinical lymphedema after axillary lymph node dissection.An American Society of Clinical Oncology Journal
Tolga Ozmen, Mesa Lazaro, Yan Zhou, Alicia Vinyard, Eli Avisar
2017 Lymphedema (LE) is a serious complication of axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) with an incidence rate of 16%. Lymphatic Microsurgical Preventing Healing Approach (LYMPHA) has been proposed as an effective adjunct to ALND for the prevention of LE...
A Breast Cancer Review: Through the Eyes of the Doctor, Nurse, and PatientJournal of Radiology Nursing
GA Klevos, NS Ezuddin, A Vinyard, T Ghaddar…
2017 Breast cancer patients endure many challenges in their journey. During the course of their treatment, they interact with several multidisciplinary teams, including radiologists, breast surgeons, and oncologists, as well as nurses, genetic counselors, social workers, and psychologists. This article aims to provide a synoptic review, including the background, causes, screening, diagnosis, and treatment options of breast cancer, by exploring the perspectives of the physician, nurse, and patient...