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Heather Macdonald, MDHeather Macdonald, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical OB/GYN and Breast Surgery
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

View/download: Curriculum Vitae (PDF file, 37KB)


Areas of Treatment:


  • Breast Cancer
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Breast Cancer


Dr. Macdonald holds a dual appointment at the Keck School of Medicine in the departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Surgery. She joined the Keck faculty in 2006 after completing her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology and her Breast Surgery fellowship at LAC+USC Medical Center. Since joining the Keck faculty, Dr. Macdonald has practiced both breast surgery and gynecology at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. She serves as a clinician in the Lynn Cohen Clinic for women at high risk for inherited breast and ovarian cancer. Dr. Macdonald also serves as the Director of the Women's Breast Diagnostic Center at LAC+USC Medical Center. Dr. Macdonald has a passion for medical education. She has developed case based curriculum for medical student education in breast disease including cancer. She currently serves as the Associate Director for Residency training in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She also enjoys training Breast Surgery fellows as faculty in the Division of Surgical Oncology.

Featured Articles:


  • Doctor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1999


  • Keck School of Medicine of USC, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1999 - 2003


  • Keck School of Medicine of USC, Breast Surgery, 2004 - 2006

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional Society Memberships:

  • American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Breast Disease


  • Excellence in Teaching, Association of Professors of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2008
  • Outstanding Teaching as a House Officer, Keck School of Medicine 2006
  • George Peters Award, American Society of Breast Surgeons, 2006
  • George Peters Award, American Society of Breast Surgeons, 2005


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