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Bassin, Leah R., MD, FACS





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Breast Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Breast Cancer, Breast Health, Breast Preservation Surgery, Diagnostic Breast Ultrasound, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Hidden Scar Breast Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Needle Core Breast Biopsy, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Ultrasound-guided Biopsy


St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital
Beth Israel Medical Center

Stamford Hospital
Columbia University

Medical School
Ross University School of Medicine

Stamford Hospital
Columbia University

George Washington University

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Member
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

A breast cancer diagnosis is scary & emotional. *Dr. Bassin put me at ease with her knowledge, professionalism, kindness & compassion. She was very patient with my many questions and very empathetic for my concerns. I am confident *Dr. Bassin and the strong medical team at HHC will work hard to restore me to full health. *Dr. Leah Bassin.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr B was outstanding. She was calming and complete in her exam and explanations and recommendations and referrals and follow up

5 out of 5 stars

Absolutely will and have referred

5 out of 5 stars

Very caring and friendly

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Bassin is kind and competent --- affable and highly able. I can not recommend her any more highly!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Bassin was extremely kind and supportive! Her explanations were clear and thorough and empathetic

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Mills is an amazing OBGYN. Highly recommend her to anyone who asks.

5 out of 5 stars

I really like Dr. Bassin, she's informative and very caring. Would definately recommend her.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Bassin is thoughtful and made me very comfortable through my initial diagnosis and then during and after my surgery.

5 out of 5 stars

Contents pertain to Dr. Bassin and ALL members of the HHC Healthcare Team I've worked with to date.

5 out of 5 stars

Leah Bassin is an excellent physician, very kind, thorough, and professional. This is a consistent experience, year after year. I would recommend her very highly to others.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Bassin always reviews and discusses current progress and pertinent issues

5 out of 5 stars

I greatly appreciated the time & attention given to me and the information *Dr. Bassin shared with me. Her compassion & understanding stood out the most.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Bassin is an amazing caring dr. & I'm very pleased with my care from her these past 5 yrs. Thank you for being so sweet & understanding.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr bassin was well prepared for my appointment and was informative,kind and considerate during the whole time

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Bassin is the best, efficient great surgeon, staff terrific always attentive. Answers all your questions even if asked many times! Can’t say enough great!! Dr Bassin is just great!

5 out of 5 stars

An amazing doctor who truly cares about her patients.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Bassin is knowledgeable, professional and personable and I appreciate her warm bedside manner. She is approachable and put me at ease w/ recent health concerns. I’m thankful for her excellent care!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr Bassin is very patient and answers all questions.She is well trained and knowledgeable,she did a great job on pain control and her staffs made my appointments easy and fellow up well?

5 out of 5 stars

Wonderful Dr. Highly recommend. Will go to her for all my future care.


Dr. Leah Bassin is a breast surgeon with the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Breast Program. Clinically, her interests are breast health and wellness, high-risk breast disease, breast preservation surgery, oncoplastic breast surgery, breast cancer surgery and diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided biopsy.

After finishing her undergraduate degree at The George Washington University, Dr. Bassin earned a medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in general surgery at The Stamford Hospital/Columbia University, and a fellowship in breast surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center/St. Luke’s Roosevelt.

Dr. Bassin is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Breast Surgeons.




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