Aye Moe Thu Ma, MD, FACS

Specialties

Breast surgical oncology
Minimally invasive breast procedures
Breast ultrasound
Oncoplastics procedure including nipple sparing mastectomy
Disparities in breast cancer

Education

Bachelor of Science
St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
Doctor of Medicine
SUNY at Stony Brook, School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

Postdoctoral Training

New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY.
General Surgery Residency

UT Southwestern Medical Center/The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Dallas, TX
Breast Fellowship

License / Certification

New York State Medical License
Board certified in General Surgery , October, 2006

Professional Organization and Societies

American College of Surgeons
Society of Surgical Oncology
American Society of Breast Surgeons
American Society of Breast Diseases
Myanmar American Medical Society
New York Metropolitan Breast Group

Academic Appointments

New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
Assistant Instructor: General Surgery

UT Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland County Hospital, Dallas, TX
Assistant Instructor: Breast Surgery

Hospital Appointment

UT Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX
Assistant Faculty, Breast Surgery

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital
Assistant Attending, Breast Surgery

Chinatown office

168 Centre Street, Suite 3M
New York, NY

Primary Address

1090 Amsterdam Ave, Suite 10A New York, NY 10025

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

POSTERS/ABSTRACTS
  • Aye Ma*, Nadia Marano. Crosslink-dependent association of the T Cell Receptor for Antigen with Detergent-Resistant Membranes. Presented at the Meeting of the Northern Immunological Mountain Society 7th Annual Meeting. September 6-8, 1996. Bolton, VM.

  • Aye Ma*, Nadia Marano. Characterization of detergent insoluable T-Cell receptor complex and associated proteins using a tyrosine kinase assay, sucrose gradient ultracentrifugation and electron microscopy. Presented at the Festival of Science. April 28, 1997. St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY.

  • Aye Ma*, Heena P. Rajdeo, Kalyani Bhuta, Gunasseelan Ambrose. Hyponatremia in trauma patients. Presented at the First Annual Louis R. M. Del Guercio Surgical Research Day. New York Medical College, May 29, 2002, Valhalla, NY.

  • Aye Ma*, Anne Tsoi. Causes of Hospital Mortality in Rural South Africa. Presented at the Second Annual Louis R. M. Del Guercio Surgical Research Day. May 14, 2003, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.

  • Aye Ma*, Marco J. Tomassi, Mark H. Susman, Thomas Sullivan, Michael Slim, Stephen DiRusso. All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) related injury in the Pediatric Population: Clinical and Functional outcome. Presented at the Second Annual Louis R. M. Del Guercio Surgical Research Day., May 14, 2003, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.

  • Marco J Tomassi, Aye Ma. Mark H. Susman, Thomas Sullivan, Peter Nealson, Donald Risucci, Michael Slim, Stephen DiRusso. All-Terrain Vehicle Related Injury in the Pediatric Population: Clinical and Functional Outcome and Local Experience. Presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, 11/1-5/2003, New Orleans, LA.

  • Aleksandr Rakhlin, Aye Ma, Stephen DiRusso, Thomas Sullivan, John Savino. Adrenal Cortical Insufficiency is not Observed in Critically Ill Surgical Patients Not on Pressors. Crit Care Med 2003; 31(12 suppl):A123

  • Aye Ma*, Michael Slim. Review of thoracic tumors in pediatrics: one surgeon perspective. Presented at the Third Annual Louis R. M. Del Guercio Surgical Research Day, May 2004, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.

  • Aye Ma*, Camellia Lawrence, Roy Ashikari, Andrew Ashikari, Pond Kelemen. Male breast cancer: a single group experience. Presented at the Fourth Annual Louis R. M. Del Guercio Surgical Research Day, May 2006, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.

  • Aye Ma*, Monet Bowling, Daniel Hatef, Valerie Andrews, Theresa Zogakis, Michel Saint-Cyr, Roshni Rao. Prediction of post-operative epidermolysis after mastectomy: a pilot study utilizing optical diffusion imaging spectroscopy. Poster presentation at the Miami Breast Conference. Feb 2007, Miami, FL.

  • Aye Ma*, Sara Milchgrub, David Euhus. Comparison of cell yield and cytology for nipple ductal lavage and random periareolar fine needle aspiration biopsies performed in the same patient. Poster presentation at the Society of Surgical Oncology Meeting, March 2007, Washington, DC.

  • Aye Ma* Screening for high risk mammary preneoplasia. Breast Conference presentation at the Mayo Clinic. April, 2007. Rochester, MN.

  • Aye Ma*. Can we prevent breast cancer? Surgery Grand rounds presentation at the UT Southwestern Medical Center. April, 2007, Dallas, TX.

  • Aye Ma*. Metastatic breast adenocarcinoma with occult primary. Oral presentation at the Community Tumor Board. American Society of Breast Surgeons, 8th Annual Meeting, May 2007, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Aye Ma*, Monet Bowling, David Euhus. Tumor features predicting aggressive nodal involvement in breast cancer. Poster presentation at the American Society of Breast Surgeons, 8th Annual Meeting, May 2007, Phoenix, AZ.

  • Aye Ma*, Monet Bowling, Daniel Hatef, Valerie Andrews, Theresa Zogakis, Michel Saint-Cyr, Roshni Rao. Prediction of post-operative epidermolysis after mastectomy: a pilot study utilizing optical diffusion imaging spectroscopy. Presented at the 9th Annual UT Southwestern Department of Surgery Surgical Research Forum. June 6, 2007. Dallas, TX.

  • Monet Bowling, Aye Ma, David Euhus, Marilyn Leitch, Roshni Rao. Prediction of complete pathologic response in the axilla after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. Poster presentation at the 9th Annual UT Southwestern Department of Surgery Surgical Research Forum. June 6, 2007. Dallas, TX.

  • Monet Bowling, Aye Ma, David Euhus, Marilyn Leitch, Roshni Rao. Outcome of Metaplastic Carcinoma treated by partial mastectomy vs. total mastectomy. Poster presentation at the 1sh Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Conference. September 2007, San Francisco, CA.

  • Aye Ma*, Monet Bowling, Rahella Ashfaq, Sara Milchgrub, Marilyn Leitch, Roshni Rao, David Euhus. Comparison of cell yield and cytology for nipple ductal lavage and random periareolar fine needle aspiration biopsies performed in the same patient. Poster presentation at the 1st Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Conference. September 2007, San Francisco, CA. (Merit Award)

  • Rebecca Kim, Aye Ma, Shelby Strayer, Sheldon Feldman, Susan Boolbol, Paul Tartter, Sharon Rosenbaum-Smith, Alison Estabrook. Outcomes of Breast Cancer Patients with Positive Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection Alone vs. Axillary Lymph Node Dissection. Poster presentation at the 32nd Annual American Society of Breast Diseases Conference. March, 2008. San Diego, CA

  • Aye Ma*, Julie Barone, Ashley Wallis, Nancy Wu, Luiza Garcia, Alison Estabrook, Sharon Rosenbaum-Smith, Paul Tartter. Noncompliance with adjuvant radiation, chemotherapy, or hormonal therapy in breast cancer patients. Oral presentation at the 9st Annual American Society of Breast Surgeons Conference. April 2008, New York, NY.

  • Yin Win, Aye Ma, Brenda Matti, Eileen Quinlan. Breast cancer in men: beyond the stigma. Poster presentation at the American Geriatrics Society Annual Meeting. May 2010, Orlando, FL.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Brian Baldwin, Marilyn S. Mayer, Jeffrey Dayton, Nancy Pau, Johanna Mendilla, Maura Sullivan, Aaron Moore, Aye Ma, and Edward L. Mills. Comparative Growth and Feeding in Zebra and Quagga Mussels (Dreissena polymorpha and Dreissena bugensis): Implications for North American Lakes. Can J. Fish Aquat Sci. 59:680-694. 2002.
  • Aye Ma*, Monet Bowling, Marilyn Leitch, David Euhus. Primary breast tumor characteristics predicting aggressive nodal involvement. The American Journal of Surgery. 194(4): 474-6, Oct, 2007.
  • Aye Ma*, Julie Barone, Ashley Wallis, Nancy Wu, Luiza Garcia, Alison Estabrook, Sharon Rosenbaum-Smith, Paul Tartter. Noncompliance with adjuvant radiation, chemotherapy, or hormonal therapy in breast cancer patients. The American Journal of Surgery. 196: 500-504. Oct, 2008.
  • David Lee, Beth Cutler, Shelby Roberts, Stephen Manghisi, Aye Ma*. Breast cancer involving a ventriculoperitoneal shunt. Accepted for publication. The Breast Journal of Surgery. Jul, 2009.
  • Roshni Rao, Michel Saint-Cyr, Aye Moe Thu Ma, Monet Bowling, Daniel A. Hatef, Valerie Andrews, Xian-Jin Xie, Theresa Zogakis, Rod Rohrich. Prediction of post-operative necrosis after mastectomy: a pilot study utilizing optical diffusion imaging spectroscopy. World Journal of Surgical Oncology. 7:91. Nov, 2009.
  • Margaret Crivello, Cliff P. Connery, Faiz Bhora, Alison Estabrook, Paul Ian Tartter, Sharon Rosenbaum Smith, Alyssa Gillego, Robin McBride, Aye Moe Thu Ma. Synchronous breast and lung cancers: report of hospital cases and review of SEER tumor registry. Accepted for publication.

ONGOING CLINICAL TRIALS


Local PI
  • NCI sponsored ACOSOG Z1031 trial: Phase II/III Randomized Study of Neoadjuvant Therapy Comprising Exemestane Versus Letrozole Versus Anastrozole in Postmenopausal Women With Estrogen Receptor Positive Stage II or III Breast Cancer
  • NCI sponsored ACOSOG Z1071 trial: Phase II study evaluating the role of sentinel lymph node surgery and axillary lymph node dissection following preoperative chemotherapy in women with node positive breast cancer (T1-4, N1-2, M0) at initial diagnosis.

Our Physicians
  • Soojin Ahn, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    (212) 523-5222
  • Fadi F. Attiyeh, MD, FACS, FASCRS
  • Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    Surgical Oncology/ Hepatobiliary Surgery
    (212) 307-1144
  • Alison A. Estabrook, MD, FACS
  • Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 523-7500
  • Nipa D. Gandhi, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Surgical Oncology/ Colon and Rectal Surgery
    (212) 523-7404
  • Benjamin J. Golas, MD, FACS
  • Associate Site Chief of Surgical Oncology at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s.
    (212) 523-7723
  • Aye Moe Thu Ma, MD, FACS
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 523-4799
  • Eric D. Moore, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 247-6575
  • Sharon Rosenbaum Smith, MD, FACS
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 523-7500
  • Paul I. Tartter, MD, FACS
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Breast Surgical Oncology
    (212) 523-7500
  • Aida Taye, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery,
    (212) 523-6051
  • Richard Whelan, MD, FACS, FASCRS
  • Chief of Division, Surgical Oncology and Colorectal Surgery Professor of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    (212) 523-8172
Contact Us
Chinatown office
168 Centre Street, Suite 3M
New York, NY
(212) 731-3610
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Primary Address
1090 Amsterdam Ave, Suite 10A
New York, NY 10025
(212) 523-5222
Make an Appointment