Sarah P Cate, MD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Surgery
- Breast Cancer - Surgery
- Cancer (Oncology)
- Hospital Affiliations
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
- Mount Sinai Queens
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
- The Blavatnik Family – Chelsea Medical Center 212-367-0133 212-367-0133
Dr. Sarah Cate is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon and a graduate of the Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West breast surgery fellowship. She is the lead physician for our Special Surveillance Breast Program at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, which is a member of the Mount Sinai Health System.
Dr. Cate focuses on increased-risk patients, as well as breast cancer and benign breast disease. She specializes in BRCA positive patients, as well as other patients with genetic mutations, and also specializes in prophylactic mastectomies, which are nipple sparing, with direct to implant reconstruction.
Dr. Cate is involved in several research projects and has presented her research at the national level on topics such as vitamin D and breast cancer, triple negative breast cancer, DCIS Oncotype, and tumor markers in early stage breast cancer.
Watch as Dr. Cate discussesin honor of Breast Reconstruction Surgery Awareness Day.
In the News:
- Dr. Cate discusses the carcinogenic threat of alcohol and how drinking just one bottle of a wine a week may be equal to smoking 10 cigarettes, in Market Watch and The Inquisiter.
- Dr. Cate weighs in on the concept of high-tech lymphedema surveillance to help prevent cancer progression.
- See which patients can possibly skip surgery during their breast cancer regimen and Dr. Cate’s thoughts on the matter.
- Worried about nipple bumps and what they mean? Dr. Cate discusses when and when you shouldn’t be worried.
- Dr. Cate shares her expert opinion on a study linking the rate of breast cancer recurrence in the nipple-areola complex with nipple-sparing mastectomies.
- After Kelly Ripa revealed mammograms are difficult for her, Dr. Cate shared the difficulties of mammograms in patients with smaller breasts.
- Read how Dr. Cate suggests reducing your risk of breast cancer and the steps that you can take.
- Read if your cheese consumption is increasing your breast cancer risk, with Dr. Cate weighing in.
- Dr. Cate shares her expert opinion on whether or not you should worry about the link between hair dye and cancer.
- Dr. Cate shares her outlook on a study reporting that people with breast cancer are more likely to die of another disease.
American Board of Surgery
- Breast Biopsy
- Breast Cancer
- Breast Surgery
MD, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency, General Surgery
Westchester Medical Center
Fellowship, Breast Surgery
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York - Rising Stars 2020
New York - Rising Stars 2019
Dr. Cate is the principal investigator for a clinical trial investigating the use of cryoablation in early stage breast cancer. She also is investigating the use of mammography in women aged 75 and older.
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Dr.Cate did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2020 and/or 2021: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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