Sara Bruce, MD

Sara Bruce, MD

Years of Experience
Clinical Interests
Care coordination and enrollment of clinical trials with medical and radiation oncology, High risk and survivorship, Nipple sparing mastectomy, Nutrition and alternative therapies, Young breast cancer

8081 Innovation Park Dr
Level 6 - Riverstone Clinic
Fairfax, VA 22031


1800 N Beauregard St
Alexandria, VA 22311


About Sara Bruce, MD

Dr. Sara Bruce joined Inova after the completion of her breast surgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Previously, she trained in general surgery at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Bruce currently serves as the medical director of the Inova Breast Cancer Program at Inova Alexandria Hospital. Originally from Maryland, she is happy to have settled in the DC/Northern Virginia area.

Throughout her life, Dr. Bruce has always been involved in a multitude of art projects. She feels lucky to have a career that allows her to combine the fine motor skills of her artistic side with her interest in biologic science. In her spare time, Dr. Bruce enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons and dog, and tries to make time for painting, drawing and other artistic projects. 


  • Top Doctors, Washingtonian, 2020, 2022

Research and Publications

View list of publications from Dr. Bruce's research

Blog Posts

Getting the Best Breast Care (October 2018)

Media Appearances

Click below to listen to Dr. Sara Bruce’s WTOP interview on bilateral mastectomy:

Medical School
Tufts University School of Medicine
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/2004 - 6/30/2005
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/2005 - 6/30/2009
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Training Specialty: Breast Surgical Oncology
7/1/2009 - 6/30/2010

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