Amanda L. Kong, MD, MS, FACS, FSSO, DABS
Professor; Chief, Section of Breast Surgery
- Froedtert Hospital
- Breast Care Center - Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
- Mequon Health Center
- Surgical Oncology
- General Surgery
- French, English
- MD - Doctor of Medicine
- MS -Master of Science
- FACS - Fellow in the American College of Surgeons
- FSSO-Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology
- DABS-Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
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.
- Breast Diseases
- Breast Neoplasms
- Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
- Section Chief, Breast Surgery
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.
(Mehdi M, Kong AL, Frebault J, Huang S, Huang CC, Cortina CS.) J Surg Res. 2021 Aug;264:138-148 PMID: 33823490 PMCID: PMC8222152 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85103976713 04/07/2021
(Cortina CS, Bergom C, Craft MA, Fields B, Brazauskas R, Currey A, Kong AL.) Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jul 10 PMID: 34247336 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85110472323 07/12/2021
(Cortina CS, Bergom CR, Kijack J, Thorgerson AA, Huang CS, Kong AL.) Surgery. 2021 Jul;170(1):30-38 PMID: 33888316 PMCID: PMC8217182 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85104672137 04/24/2021
(Cortina CS, Kong AL.) Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Apr 08 PMID: 33834325 04/10/2021
(Cortina CS, Ward EP, Kong AL.) Am J Surg. 2021 Jan 04 PMID: 33419520 PMCID: PMC7837365 01/10/2021
(Ludwig K, Kong AL.) Current Breast Cancer Reports. December 2020;12(4):391-397 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089372375 12/01/2020
(Hader SN, Zinkevich N, Norwood Toro LE, Kriegel AJ, Kong A, Freed JK, Gutterman DD, Beyer AM.) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 10 01;317(4):H705-H710 PMID: 31397169 PMCID: PMC6843017 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85072508643 08/10/2019
(Schapira MM, Fletcher KE, Ganschow PS, Jacobs EA, Walker CM, Smallwood AJ, Gil D, Faghri A, Kong AL, Yen TW, McDunn S, Marcus E, Neuner JM.) J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2019 10;28(10):1407-1417 PMID: 31237471 PMCID: PMC6797073 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85073582949 06/27/2019
(Frebault J, Bergom C, Kong AL.) Curr Oncol Rep. 2019 06 25;21(8):69 PMID: 31240413 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068001117 06/27/2019
(Ferrigni E, Bergom C, Yin Z, Szabo A, Kong AL.) Clin Breast Cancer. 2019 06;19(3):157-164 PMID: 30819504 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061903904 03/02/2019
(Klement KA, Hijjawi JB, Neuner J, Kelley K, Kong AL.) Breast J. 2019 05;25(3):439-443 PMID: 30924231 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063633305 03/30/2019
(Currey A, Patten CR, Bergom C, Wilson JF, Kong AL.) Breast J. 2018 11;24(6):902-910 PMID: 30255534 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053805749 09/27/2018