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

General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Professor
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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

Diseases & Conditions

Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)

Treatment & Services

Breast Surgery
Virtual Visit

Ages Seen

Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

English
French

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

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

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 - Masters of Science in Epidemiology - (2010)

Board Certifications

Surgery

Patient Reviews

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Ratings

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Dr Amanda Kong was excellent from the moment she walked in. Her explanations (taking notes while talking to me!) were thorough, and very informative. She answered all the questions I had before I had a chance to ask them! Her clear discussion helped me feel very confident for the proceedure to come.
Dr Kong is very thorough, caring, and kind. I totally trust her skill and judgment. Excellent physician!
I feel that I'm getting the best possible care from Dr. Amanda Kong and the Breast Care triage. They respond promptly to my questions and other concerns.
Dr Kong was straight forward when discussing everything. She made my confidant that I was working with the best.
Awesome experience. Made me feel less anxious
Dr Amanda Kong was very informed and listened to the questions and comments I had. There were other patients she needed to see, but still stayed a while before she absolutely needed to leave. The staff was caring. I enjoyed seeing the enthusiasm all had and the confidence they had within their work environment.
Dr Kong was simply an amazing doctor explained everything and just a nice person. I will definitely recommend her for anyone trying to navigate any breast concerns
I had never met Dr. Kong before and was apprehensive, but she immediately made me feel more comfortable. She explained the pros and cons of various procedures and I left confident that I had made the best choice. Besides being a very nice person the information she shared about various research etc was very impressive.
Dr. Kong is an incredible doctor and person. She always listens and is attentive to my concerns and questions.
I couldn't have asked for a more kind, caring and professional experience. Dr Kong was sympathetic to my concerns and discussed my report with care and professionalism.
Dr Amanda Kong is the best!!
Dr.Kong is an amazing Doctor as well as a special person
Dr. Kong is very thorough, answered all my questions. The nursing staff was very empathetic, kind, and accessible
Dr. Kong is the best. I would tell everyone to go to her. She's personable, amazing, and easy to talk to.
Dr. Kong explained the danger of me contracting COVID during my chemotherapy to my unvaccinated husband. We went from her office to the pharmacy. Forever grateful for her for accomplishing this. I'm so comfortable with her for my cancer care.
I left much less afraid than when I arrived and feel very hopeful now. I absolutely loved my experience.
I felt that Dr. Kong really cared about me and answered all my questions with patience and never made me feel rushed.
I had total confidence in Dr. Kong and her team.
Dr. Kong is absolutely amazing! She is brilliant and kind. Her easy-to-talk to demeanor and care she has for her patient's concerns is awesome!
I was made to feel very at ease with Dr Amanda Kong. She was very easy to talk with.
She is caring, professional and takes the time to answer any questions.
Alway very pleasant and personable.
Very knowledgeable doctor and staff. I was completely at ease during the entire visit!
Dr. Kong impressed me with her approach in explaining my situation from the beginning and then through my options for surgery and treatment.
Dr. Kong is an amazing doctor!
The doctor was delayed I imagine with other patients but when she was with me she did not rush and gave me everything I needed. I appreciated the time spent with me.
Love Dr. Kong! She is thorough and seems to really care about me as an individual.
She is absolutely the best. She explains everything very well, and she shows a lot of caring for her patients.
Dr. Kong and her team are always amazing! They not only listen to my concerns and answer my questions thoroughly, they also anticipate other things that I may be concerned about. Absolutely the best doctor and team!
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