M. Michele Blackwood, M.D., joined Saint Barnabas Medical Center as the
Director of Breast Health and Disease Management. A dedicated breast surgeon,
Dr. Blackwood’s office is located at the Ambulatory Care Center-Suite
102, 200 South Orange Avenue, Livingston, New Jersey. Participating with
most insurance companies, you can contact her office by phone at (973)
322-7020 or fax at (973)322-7039.
Most recently, Dr. Blackwood served as the Director of Breast and Women’s
Health Prevention Services at Nyack Hospital, Nyack, N.Y., and as the
Medical Director and Founder of the Connie Dwyer Breast Center and Deputy
Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Saint Michael’s Medical
Center, Newark, N.J. Previously, she held the positions of Medical Director
of the Stamford Breast Center and Medical Director of The Women’s
Breast Center at the Tully Health Center in Stamford, CT.
Dr. Blackwood obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University
and graduated with her medical degree from the Medical University of South
Carolina. She completed her internship and residency at The Stamford Hospital,
and a fellowship with the Breast Service from Memorial Sloan Kettering
Cancer Center, New York, N.Y. She is a Fellow of the American College
of Surgeons and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. In addition,
her various academic appointments include Clinical Instructor, New York
Medical College and Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery,
Dr. Blackwood has published several articles in professional publications,
including in The Lancet and The Journal of Trauma and served on the Editorial
Review Board for Women in Medicine Journal. She is a frequent guest on
national and local media programs including Fox Five Television, WOR Radio,
“60 Minutes,” The Montel Williams Show, CBS News, Good Day
New York, More Magazine, and CBS’s Early Show, among others.
Dr. Blackwood has received many prestigious awards and serves on several
prominent community boards. She is a member of the Women’s Board
of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and the Medical Advisory Board
of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Blackwood is a recipient of the 2014 NJ monthly Top Docs award.