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Dr. Vivian Bea, MD.

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Vivian J. Bea, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY and section chief of Breast Surgical Oncology at New York Presbyterian-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn NY.

Dr. Vivian Bea, MD.

My values are to be purpose driven. To attain inner peace. And to B-Well - Mind, Body, and Soul.

Most recently, Dr. Bea was awarded the prestigious American Medical Association’s National Minority Quality Forums Braintrust, “Top 40 under 40 in Minority Health '' and the Morehouse School of Medicine “Top 10 under 40” award for her dedication to breast health disparities.

Dr. Bea is a Board-Certified Surgeon. She received her master’s degree in biology from Drexel University and her medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine. She completed her training in General Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina and a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at the prestigious University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is a breast cancer disparities researcher, educator and community outreach leader. As a leader in the community, Dr. Bea has focused on bridging the gap between multidisciplinary breast cancer treatment and community barriers. Dr. Bea’s dedication to the community is evident in her multifaceted community outreach programs designed to address breast cancer disparities in Black women through increased breast cancer screening, innovative community education, and navigation. She is the course director for the Weill Cornell Breast Health Disparities annual CME course whose goal is to provide breast cancer education within targeted communities. Dr. Bea is the founder of G.L.O.S.S. (Girls Loving OurSelves Successfully), a program focused on mentoring young women. Understanding the importance of representation and diversity in books, she founded the Chocolate Kid Chronicles, publishing her first children’s book in the series, an Amazon Best Seller, the “Chocolate Kid Chronicles: Please Don’t Touch My Magical Hair.” Dr. Bea is the recipient of a host of awards and accolades for her accomplishments and has been featured on ABC News, CBS News, USA Today, the NY Post and Allure Magazine.