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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Costanza Cocilovo, MD

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Costanza Cocilovo, MD


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Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Breast Surgery, Care coordination and enrollment of clinical trials with medical and radiation oncology, High risk and survivorship, Nipple sparing mastectomy, Young breast cancer

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About Costanza Cocilovo, MD

Dr. Cocilovo is a board-certified, fellowship trained breast surgeon. She served as associate director of breast surgery and an assistant professor of surgery at Georgetown before becoming the new medical director of the Inova Breast Care Center.

Dr. Cocilovo has numerous publications in national journals and surgical textbooks and has presented nationally on topics in breast surgery. She has also been involved in numerous research projects including prophylactic mastectomy for BRCA gene mutation carriers; the use of nipple-sparing mastectomy, screening the high-risk patient, evaluating the delivery of genetic counseling and the use of MRI in breast cancer staging. She looks forward to continuing her involvement in both research and clinical practice at Inova Medical Group.

Dr. Cocilovo lives in Northern Virginia with her husband and 3 boys.


Top Docs, Washingtonian, 2020

Research and Publications

View list of publications from Dr. Cocilovo's research

Blog Posts

6 Breast Cancer Facts That Might Surprise You. October 10, 2016.

Mammogram at 45? American Cancer Society Says Wait, But It’s Personal. October 22, 2015.


Medical Education

New York Medical College 1996


Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/1996 - 6/30/2001


MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Training Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery
7/1/2001 - 6/30/2002
Weill Cornell Medical College
Training Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery
7/1/2002 - 6/30/2003
Mount Sinai Beth Israel - New York City
Training Specialty: Breast Surgery
7/1/2005 - 6/30/2006

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