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Catherine Porter, DO, Breast Surgeon
Penn Women's Specialty Center and the Breast Health Program at Chester County Hospital

For Catherine Markle Porter, DO, coming to Chester County Hospital means coming home. Dr. Porter was born at and later served as a candy striper for the same hospital that she now returns to as a Fellowship Trained Breast Surgeon.

This local talent attended St. Agnes School and Henderson High School before studying at Delaware County Community College and completing her undergraduate degree in microbiology at Humboldt State University in California.

Dr. Porter returned to the area to attend the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, interned at Christiana Hospital in Delaware and completed her surgical residency at Cooper Medical Center in Camden, New Jersey. She then earned a surgical fellowship in Breast Oncology at Stanford University in California, where she received specialty training in treating breast cancer and high risk populations.

Dr. Porter has also served her country as a member of the AmeriCorps, where she was stationed in Denver. She has a husband and two young children and is happy to have returned to the West Chester area to become a part of PennWomen's Specialty Center.

Pamela P. Scott, MD, FACS, Breast Surgeon
Medical Director, Penn Women's Specialty Center and the Breast Health Program at Chester County Hospital

Dr. Scott graduated from Mount Holyoke College and the Medical College of Pennsylvania. After completing her surgical residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, she joined their staff as the Director of Trauma Service and the Surgical Intensive Care Unit before moving to West Chester where she became a member of the medical staff of Chester County Hospital.

She has been an active member of the medical community for 25 years. Currently she serves on the Hospital's executive committee and is the Secretary-Treasurer of the Medical Staff. She is a member of the Breast Task Force and is the cancer liaison physician for the hospital to the American College of Surgeons. Formerly she was chief of the General Surgery section and a member of the credentials committee.

Dr. Scott is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a charter member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

The provision of comprehensive breast care has been a professional passion of Dr. Scott's since joining the Chester County Hospital Medical Staff in 1984. Under her care, women will have access to the diagnosis and treatment and follow up of breast conditions in a personalized setting. Penn Women's Specialty Center was conceived, designed and developed by women for women. At the Center, they will be provided with timely scheduling, consultation, diagnosis, and surgery, if needed. Her goals are to continue to promote breast health and to improve the support and services for women at high risk for breast cancer.

Last Updated: 2/25/2016