Amanda L. Kong, MD, MS, FACS, FSSO, DABS

General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Professor
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Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital 414-805-9335
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Mequon Health Center 262-518-1900
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Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital 414-805-9335
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Mequon Health Center 262-518-1900
New Patient Appointments - Benign Breast 414-805-0991

My philosophy centers on the fact that every breast cancer patient is a unique individual who deserves a personalized multi-disciplinary approach for optimal treatment. I offer a patient care program that uses the most current techniques and treatments to work in the best interest of the patient and his/her comfort level. Attention to patient care is of critical interest to me during all phases of treatment to ensure a positive outcome.

My philosophy centers on the fact that every breast cancer patient is a unique individual who deserves a personalized multi-disciplinary approach for optimal treatment. I offer a patient care program…
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About

Amanda L. Kong, MD, MS is a Professor of Surgery and Section Chief of Breast Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Kong received her undergraduate degree at Brown University and her MD from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She completed her general surgery residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City followed by a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She joined the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2008 as an Assistant Professor where she obtained a Master’s Degree in Epidemiology in 2010.

Dr. Kong is a member of many prestigious societies including the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the American College of Surgeons. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Breast Fellowship Training Committee of the Society of Surgical Oncology and is the State Chair for Wisconsin for the Commission on Cancer. Dr. Kong is also a member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Surgery

Among her many honors, Dr. Kong has been awarded Best Doctor by M Magazine and Best Doctors in America. She has also been awarded the Medical College of Wisconsin Outstanding Medical Student Teaching Award several times as well as the Excellence in Professionalism Award from the faculty practice in 2016. Her research focuses on breast cancer disparities and outcomes, breast cancer care in the elderly, as well as improving the quality of life for breast cancer patients. She has published multiple peer reviewed articles and book chapters in addition to being a sought mentor to students and residents.

Dr. Kong is a breast surgical oncologist with a clinical and research focus in breast cancer and benign breast diseases. She joined the CAPS group (formerly known as PCOR) while completing her Master’s Degree in Epidemiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Her clinical practice provides the foundation for her research to help improve the care of her patients. She has an interest in quality of care and health care disparities with respect to breast cancer outcomes. Her current research focuses on the relationship between hospital volume and breast cancer care, including differences in processes of care in high- and low-volume hospitals and their impact on mortality through the use of large administrative databases and tumor registries. She also has a research focus on the treatment of older breast cancer patients, specifically balancing quality of life and maximizing treatment outcomes.

Overview

Treatment & Services

Breast Surgery
Virtual Visit

Diseases & Conditions

Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)

Ages Seen

Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English
French

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

Mequon Health Center Breast Care Center -  Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

Education & Training

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University - Providence - RI - Doctor of Medicine - (2002)

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York - NY - Internship in General Surgery - (2002-2003)

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - New York - NY - Resident in General Surgery - (2003-2007)

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Houston - TX - Fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology - (2007-2008)

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - WI - Masters of Science in Epidemiology - (2010)

Board Certifications

Surgery

Patient Reviews

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Ratings

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Everyone at Froedtet from phone contact , receptionist, nurses, PAs and doctors have been OUTSTANDING in their professional skill, knowledge and their level of compassionate care!!
One of them best doctors in could have had especially with her explanations
We like the doctor and the nurses and the staff everything was wonderful
I felt confident with the assessment and recommendations provided by Dr. Kong and her staff.
Dr Kong was exceptional! Liked her compassionate and direct approach
I was impressed with the attention to detail.
I had a great experience
I came for a second opinion and was really glad I did. Dr. Kong and staff were amazing. I felt more reassured after speaking to them. I'm making it thru the binder which is so helpful.
Dr Kong was everything I could hope for in a doctor- professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and caring. She took time to connect with me, share treatment options and made me feel I was important to her. The team reflected this type of leadership. Outstanding!!!
Dr Kong greeted us as if we had known her for years. She went above and beyond to make scheduling simple. I left feeling well informed and that I will be in good hands during my upcoming procedure.
Dr. Kong does an amazing jobof explaining care plans and options. She is knowledgeable enough to translate medical terminology into layperson terms. She provides explanation for why she suggests plans of care which is very important for patient education and investment.
Dr. Kong is an amazing asset to your senior medical staff.
Dr. Kong is one of the kindest, most caring physicians I have ever encountered. She has made my whole "cancer chapter" ever so much less overwhelming. My son and I are both super fans of this terrific lady!
Dr. Kong was wonderful. She took her time with me, and did not rush through my visi. She also answered all me questions. I feel she genuinely cares about me as a person/patient and went out of her way to arrange an appt with her colleague to see me sooner due to the urgency of the problem.
The entire staff was courteous and enthusiastic. Both Dr. Kong and the doctor attending with her thorough in their examination and remarks. Dr. Kong has a wonderful attitude and takes her time in both the examination and the discussion following. She demonstrates genuine care about me and my health.
Dr. Amanda Kong calmed my fear and worries. She reassured me that I can reach out to her and the Breast Care Clinic for any health concerns.
Froedtert Hospital is the best in my opinion in WisconsinBright physicians and nurses and staffI hope they will remain so with this new incoming mergers with other hospitals
Wonderful care, very grateful for Dr. Kong and her team!
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