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Sheryl Gabram

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Department
  • Avon Breast Center
Primary Location
  • 80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE Atlanta, GA 30303
Telephone Number
  • (404) 489-9000
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Grady Hospital 33.752062, -84.382198 Grady Hospital80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE Atlanta, GA 30303, United StatesMain: (404) 616-1000Details

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Dr. Sheryl Gabram is professor of surgery at Emory University School of Medicine, a Breast Surgical Oncologist at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Deputy Director of the Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence at Grady, Director of the AVON Comprehensive Breast Center at Grady Georgia Cancer Coalition, Distinguished Cancer Scholar and Program Director for the SSO Fellowship, and Surgeon-in-Chief at Grady Memorial Hospital. In 2005, Dr. Gabram was recruited by Dr. Otis Brawley to lead the AVON Comprehensive Breast Center where she became the principal investigator on the AVON Grant in 2009. In September 2009, Dr. Gabram was appointed to Deputy Director of Cancer Center for Excellence at Grady. Then, in October 2011, she was named Surgeon-in-Chief at Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Gabram’s current research focuses on decreasing disparities for breast cancer patients. She serves as the medical liaison for the AVON community outreach and navigation program and is responsible for clinical access to high quality care for patients seen in the AVON Comprehensive Breast Center at Grady. From a predictive health perspective, she collaborates with researchers from Georgia Tech on the examination of breath biomarkers in exhaled specimens as a potential tool for breast cancer disease detection and monitoring. To date, Dr. Gabram has authored over 65 peer reviewed journal publications. Dr. Gabram is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. She has been named by the patient resource guide Castle Connolly as one of America’s Top Doctors for seven consecutive years and American’s Top Cancer Doctors for five consecutive years. She has received the Arthur G. Michel, MD Award for Excellence in Breast Care from the Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization and was selected as one of Atlanta Magazine’s Top Doctors in 2007 and 2009. In the November 2008 Women’s Health magazine she was named one of 5 top oncologists for women in the South. Additionally, she is a member of several prestigious professional societies including a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

Personal Statement: As I transitioned from Loyola University in Chicago, I wanted to really make a difference for women with breast cancer, especially underserved women, and decrease the survival disparities gap when comparing African-American women to White women. I felt it was important to be a part of the Emory at Grady medical team as it is an opportunity to make a difference for women who otherwise do not have the means for excellent medical care.

Specialties
  • Surgical Oncology
Certifications
  • Surgery - Surgical Oncology
Education and Training
  • Medical School @ Georgetown University
  • Internship @ Washington Hospital Center
  • Residency @ Washington Hospital Center
Fellowships
  • Hartford Hospital
Affiliations
  • Emory