Swati Kulkarni, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery

Swati Kulkarni, MD, is a skilled breast surgeon and an expert in the management and treatment of breast cancer and benign breast disease. Dr. Kulkarni specializes in surgical breast procedures, including lumpectomy, sentinel node biopsy, axillary dissection and mastectomy. She also has expertise in newer techniques such as skin-sparing mastectomy, nipple-sparing mastectomy, and oncoplastic lumpectomy.

In addition to being an experienced clinician, Dr. Kulkarni is an active translational and clinical researcher. Her research focuses on breast cancer prevention, risk assessment, obesity as a risk factor for breast cancer, and molecular markers that predict recurrence after breast cancer diagnosis. She has received National Cancer Institute funding to support her research.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice

2004

Board Certification

General Surgery

Medical School

Medical College of Pennsylvania

Internship

New York Presbyterian Hospital (Weill Medical College of Cornell University), New York

Residency

New York Presbyterian Hospital (Weill Medical College of Cornell University), New York

Fellowship

Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Northwestern University)

Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Breast Disease
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Association for Academic Surgery
Association of Women Surgeons
Midwest Surgical Association
Society of Surgical Oncology
Society of University Surgeons

Language Spoken

English

Email

skulkarni@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

Office Phone

(773) 702-2028

Office Fax

(773) 702-5706

Office Postal Address

Swati Kulkarni, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 4052
Chicago, IL 60637


Physician Photo

Clinical Interests

  • Breast cancer
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Breast conservation
  • Breast cancer prevention
  • Breast cancer risk assessment

Request an appointment online
or call UCM Connect at
1-888-824-0200

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Kulkarni's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.