> Heather Macdonald, MD, FACOG

Heather Macdonald, MD, FACOG



Dr. Heather Macdonald is the medical director of the Hoag Early Risk Assessment Program and the Hoag Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program and voluntary assistant clinical professor of surgery at Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California.

As a board-certified obstetrician gynecologist (OB-GYN) and fellowship-trained breast surgeon, she is unique and provides a holistic approach to women’s reproductive health. Dr. Macdonald is an expert in breast disease including the diagnosis and surgical management of breast cancer as well as gynecologic issues related to breast disease including menopause, contraception, breast cancer survivorship, fertility preservation, and inherited breast and ovarian cancer syndromes. Her clinical expertise includes oncoplastic breast conservation, skin and nipple sparing mastectomies, and intra-operative radiation therapy techniques.

Dr. Macdonald is nationally recognized for her expertise in breast disease and continues to publish and speak nationally and internationally on topics as diverse as breast cancer, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes, gynecologic care of the breast cancer patient, fertility preservation, menopause management and pregnancy associated breast cancer. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.