Easton, MD - (May 18, 2021) -- Roberta Lilly, MD, FACS, has returned to the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Clark Comprehensive Breast Center in Easton as Interim Medical Director. Dr. Lilly will be handling all surgical consults and surgeries related to breast cancer and other breast health issues while the search for a new director is in progress.
Dr. Lilly served as Medical Director of the center for more than eight years prior to her retirement in January 2020. As a dedicated breast surgeon, Dr. Lilly has expertise in the full array of benign and malignant breast diseases with a special interest in delivery of quality, patient-centered care. She also has authored and co-authored scores of original articles, book chapters on surgical topics as well as research studies on issues related to breast cancer.
A graduate of the University of Colorado Medical School, Dr. Lilly completed her general surgery residency at the University of Colorado Hospital and a transplant fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She completed her breast surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, making her the first breast surgeon with this degree of breast surgery specialization in the five-county region served by UM Shore Regional Health. Dr. Lilly also earned a master’s in public health from George Washington University. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Association of Women Surgeons, the American Public Health Association and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Roberta Lilly
About University of Maryland Shore Regional Health
As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,200 employees, medical staff, board members and volunteers works with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.
About the University of Maryland Medical System
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) is a university-based regional health care system focused on serving the health care needs of Maryland, bringing innovation, discovery and research to the care we provide and educating the state’s future physician and health care professionals through our partnership with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the UM Schools of Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work and Dentistry in Baltimore. As one of the largest private employers in the State, the health system’s 28,000 employees and 4,000 affiliated physicians provide primary and specialty care in more than 150 locations and at 13 hospitals. UMMS’ flagship academic campus, the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore is partnered with the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is recognized regionally and nationally for excellence and innovation in specialized care. Our acute care and specialty rehabilitation hospitals serve urban, suburban and rural communities and are located in 13 counties across the State. For more information, visit www.umms.org.