Researcher Profile

Thomas J. Kearney, MD, FACS

Resident Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Associate II Member, Clinical Investigations and Precision Therapeutics Program

Member since 1996

Academic Appointment

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Associate Chief of Surgical Oncology; Section Chief, Breast Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology; and Director of Breast Care Services at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey


Research Interests

  • Accelerated partial breast radiation therapy
  • Breast conserving surgery for cancer
  • Immediate breast reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive breast biopsy
  • Nipple areola sparing mastectomy
  • Pre-operative therapy to increase breast conservation rates
  • Sentinel node mapping and biopsy
  • Skins sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction
  • Surgeon directed ultrasound for biopsy and intraoperative guidance

Selected Publications

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