Breast Health Services at DCMH
The Center for Breast Health at Delaware County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) is dedicated to the detection and timely treatment of breast disease and breast cancer. Led by Director Thomas Matulewski, M.D., a board-certified breast surgeon, the Center for Breast Health is created especially for women to be treated by experienced, caring staff who understand what you are going through.
The Center for Breast Health, located on the first floor of DCMH's Medical Office Building in Drexel Hill, PA, provides state-of-the-art care for women with breast problems in a respectful, thorough, thoughtful and calm manner.
The Woman's Diagnostic Center, located steps away on the lower level of the Medical Office Building, performs diagnostic tests, such as screening and diagnostic digital mammography, breast ultrasound and breast MRI.
DCMH has access to cancer treatment and prevention clinical trials through its partnership with Fox Chase Cancer Center.
Schedule an Appointment and Contact Us
501 North Lansdowne Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Schedule appointment with a physician: 610-394-1840
Schedule appointment for a mammogram during normal business hours: 610-284-8985
Schedule appointment for a mammogram 24/7: 1-866-5-CK-XRAY (1-866-525-9729) or use our secure Appointment Request Form.
We offer the following comprehensive services:
- Evaluation of all types of breast concerns by a breast specialist with coordination of care, including breast lump, abnormal mammogram and ultrasound findings, breast cancer, family history of breast cancer, other risk factors for breast cancer, other breast concerns.
- Support from DCMH's breast health navigator, Alicia McCann, R.N.
- Patient education, screening and counseling
- Genetic counseling for those who may be at risk for developing cancer
- Stereotactic and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy, cyst aspirations and fine-needle aspiration biopsies.
Most breast problems are not cause for alarm. However, when a woman finds a lump or has an abnormal mammogram, she wants to be seen by a specialist right away. At The Center for Breast Health at DCMH, we will provide you with quick access to our services and specialists. The Center for Breast Health offers the following diagnostic services:
Patients diagnosed with breast cancer have easy access to on-site state-of-the-art radiation therapy services and medical oncology services provided by physicians specially trained in the treatment of breast cancer. The breast surgeon works closely with these physicians to provide a personalized plan of care. We offer the following treatment options:
The Center for Breast Health is dedicated to caring for women with breast disease. If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, we offer a variety of support options to help you cope:
Prevention and Risk Assessment
Caring Physicians and Health Care Professionals
Our special team of physicians and nurse practitioners provides care with the reassurance, sensitivity and education about options, and helps women anticipate the physical and emotional aspects of their treatment that sometimes, only another woman can truly understand.
Thomas Matulewski, M.D., a board-certified surgeon, is director of the Center for Breast Health, located at Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Dr. Matulewski received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and also completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Matulewski completed a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Deborah Markiewicz, M.D., is a breast radiation oncologist at DCMH who is board-certified in Radiation Oncology and specializes in the treatment of breast cancer. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School, and completed her residency and fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Kathy Rumer, D.O., is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon for Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Rumer received her doctorate degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she also completed her residency in General Surgery and her fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Rumer is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, the American Medical Association, the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, the Association of Women Surgeons, and the Daniel L. Wisely Surgical Association.
Dr. Rumer is currently the Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for Delaware Valley Aesthetics in Bala Cynwyd and is also the Assistant Program Director of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rumer is board-certified in Rhinoplasty from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Texas. She is also certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support from the American College of Surgeons and Advanced Cardiac Life Support from the American Heart Association.
Virginia Speare, Ph.D., is director of Prevention and Risk of Cancer Assessment (PARCA) Program Services for the Delaware County Regional Cancer Center at DCMH. She is certified in genetic counseling by the American Board of Genetic Counselors. Dr. Speare received a doctoral degree in biology from Bryn Mawr College and completed her clinical training at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Breast Health Navigator
As part of its commitment to providing the best possible care for patients, Delaware County Memorial Hospital offers a Breast Health Navigator. Alicia McCann, R.N. is available to provide patients with education, support and resources, as well as to help them overcome any barriers that may prevent them from getting the services they need.
These services are complimentary - there is no charge to patients or their insurance carriers.
Alica McCann, R.N.