Peter I. Pressman is a Surgical Oncologist who specializes in the treatment of breast cancer. A graduate of Columbia College and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, he trained at Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia Division of Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Dr. Pressman has been in private practice in New York for more than 35 years. He is Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he is director of the Genetic Risk Assessment Program at the Breast Center. He has been Consultant to the Guttman Breast Diagnostic Institute and President of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group as well as a member of the Board of Directors (New York City Division) and the Breast Cancer Advisory Committee (Atlanta) of the American Cancer Society . He has published widely in the medical literature and is co-author of the book Breast Cancer: The Complete Guide (Bantam Books). The fifth edition was published in 2008.
The magazines Good Housekeeping, American Health, New York, and Town and Country have cited Dr. Pressman as among the best cancer doctors in New York City and in the country.
Dr. Pressman is Medical Advisor to BeetMedicine.TV