About Sharon S. Lum, MD

Sharon Lum MD, FACS is Chair of the Department of Surgery at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She holds dual appointments as Professor of Surgery at Loma Linda University and University of California, Riverside Schools of Medicine. She is Medical Director of the Breast Health Center at Loma Linda University and Director of Breast Surgery at Riverside University Health System. She has been a dedicated breast surgeon for over 20 years and specializes in caring for patients with malignant and benign conditions of the breast. A graduate of Harvard College and Washington University School of Medicine, she trained in general surgery at Oregon Health and Sciences University, where she completed an American Cancer Society Clinical Research Fellowship. She is Secretary-Treasurer of the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Recorder of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association, Governor in the American College of Surgeons, and Vice Chair of the Quality Integration Committee of the Commission on Cancer. She is a member of the Health Equity Advisory Group and the Legislative Committee of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Her research interests include disparities and quality measures in breast cancer care, and she enjoys mentoring trainees in clinical and health systems research.