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Alicia Terando
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I am a surgical oncologist specializing in the treatment of breast cancer, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. I provide care as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team, working in conjunction with other oncologists and specialists to ensure an individualized, targeted treatment plan for our patients.

Clinical interests of mine include oncoplastic lumpectomy and nipple-sparing mastectomy for the treatment of breast cancer, and minimally invasive inguinal lymph node dissection for the treatment of melanoma and other cancers that have metastasized to the inguinal lymph nodes. I also serve as the local principal investigator on a number of clinical trials, both in development and ongoing, related to the treatment of breast cancer and melanoma.

I serve on the Society of Surgical Oncology Training Committee, and I am an ad hoc reviewer for a number of scientific cancer journals, including the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. I am also a four-time recipient of the BRAVO Year-End Patient Satisfaction Achievement Award given by The Ohio State University and a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    MCP Hahnemann University College of Medicine


  • General Surgery
    University of Michigan Hospitals
    7/1/1999 - 9/1/2006

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma

Locations where I practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

More about my work

My background


  • Surgical Oncology
    John Wayne Cancer Institute
    9/1/2006 - 6/30/2009

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

My Department


My Division

Surgical Oncology

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies, etc. because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/25/2016, Dr. Terando has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies, etc. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office at 614-293-7802.