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Ralph Corsetti,


TULANE DOCTORS SURGICAL ONCOLOGY – COVINGTON RALPH CORSETTI, MD is a Professor of Surgery at the Tulane University School of Medicine with a clinical practice in surgical oncology including breast, endocrine, and melanoma surgery at Tulane's Northshore campus at Lakeview Regional Medical Center in Covington. Dr. Corsetti received his BA degree from Boston University in 1987 graduating Magna Cum Laude. He then earned his Doctor of Medicine as a Massachusetts Commonwealth Scholar from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1991. After completing his five-year general surgery residency at the Tulane University School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals program in 1996, Dr. Corsetti then successfully completed a two-year Society of Surgical Oncology-approved clinical and research fellowship in surgical oncology at the Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island in 1998. Since then, Dr. Corsetti has been a member of both private and group academic clinical practices gaining over 20 years of experience in general surgery/surgical oncology with a focus in breast, endocrine (thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands), and melanoma surgery with expertise in the surgical management of breast cancer as well as benign breast disease and high-risk breast patients. This includes surgical mastery of nipple sparing and traditional skin sparing mastectomy, or breast conservation surgery (lumpectomy) with seed and reflector localization, oncoplastic breast tissue sparing and rearrangement, advanced sentinel lymph node biopsy and targeted axillary dissection, as well as minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgeries.


MD: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Residency: General Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI EXPERTISE | INTERESTS

Breast, Endocrine and Melanoma Surgical Oncology Surgical Management of Breast Cancer One of the nation's most recognized centers for medical education, Tulane University School of Medicine is a vibrant center for education, research and public service. Tulane University School of Medicine is the second oldest medical school in the Deep South and the 15th oldest medical school in the United States. Tulane School of Medicine is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.

Dr. Corsetti's philosophy stresses patient education and direct patient involvement in the clinical decision-making process to optimize outcomes and satisfaction throughout the entire treatment process. Options available for successful management of disease are thoroughly discussed with the patient and/or family before treatment decisions are made. Dr. Corsetti has authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and has received numerous clinical, teaching, and educational awards. Because of his dedication, he has been awarded the Edward G. Schlieder Educational Foundation Chair in Surgical Oncology at Tulane University School of Medicine where he is a Professor of Surgery. He is also an active member of the American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and American Society of Breast Surgeons. Dr. Corsetti practices at Tulane Doctors - Surgery - Covington, located at 110 Lakeview Circle Suite 200 in Covington. For more infomation, call 985-900-7071 or visit Sophisticated Woman | April 2021 19