Rebecca Aft, MD, General Surgery, Saint Louis, MO, Siteman Cancer Center

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General Surgery Saint Louis, MO

Breast, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Professor, Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Aft

Dr. Rebecca Aft is a general surgeon in Saint Louis, MO and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Siteman Cancer Center, Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice 25 years. Dr. Aft accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 18 doctors at Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care System and one of 27 doctors at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital who specialize in General Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Washington University - Barnes-Jewish HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1997
  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
    Washington University School of Medicine in St. LouisClass of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1999 - 2023
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Allscripts Enterprise EHR, Allscripts, 2012
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Highlights of the 2011 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri - 2/11/2012

Press Mentions

  • Study: New Photoacoustic Imaging Hastens Tumor Imaging, Holds Potential for Breast Cancer Procedures
    Study: New Photoacoustic Imaging Hastens Tumor Imaging, Holds Potential for Breast Cancer ProceduresMay 19th, 2017
  • New Imaging Technique Aims to Ensure Surgeons Completely Remove Cancer
    New Imaging Technique Aims to Ensure Surgeons Completely Remove CancerMay 17th, 2017

Grant Support

  • Prognostic Marker Analysis Of Disseminated Cancer CellsNational Cancer Institute2005–2006
  • Tissue-Specific Control Of Muscle Gene ExpressionNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases1988–1990
  • Trans-Acting Factors In Muscle Gene ExpressionNational Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases1986

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
    Anthem Blue Access PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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