Moffitt Cancer Center has announced that Brian Czerniecki, MD, PhD, has joined the faculty and will serve as the Chair and a member of the Department of Breast Oncology.
Dr. Czerniecki is recognized for his contribution to the development of sentinel lymph node mapping. He joins Moffitt after spending two decades at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Professor of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine; Attending Surgeon in the Department of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; and Co-Director of the Rena Rowan Breast Center–Recruitment and Center Expansion.
Dr. Czerniecki received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and his PhD from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson and Rutgers University. Dr. Czerniecki completed his general surgical residency at The Ohio State University and was a Surgical Oncology Fellow at the National Cancer Institute. ■