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Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACS member benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACS colleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
ACS
ACS Fellow Since 1989

Debra G. Koivunen, MD FACS

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery - General Surgery

Society Memberships

  • Assn of Women Surgeons
  • Assn for Acad Surg
  • F A Coller Surg Soc
  • Assn for Surg Ed
  • Am Soc of Breast Surgeons
  • Am Assoc of Endo Surg

Additional Information

Gender

Female

Type of Practice

Academic medical center

General Surgery

Univ of Missouri Surgical Oncology DC116.94

1 Hospital Drive

Columbia, MO 65212

United States

Contact Information

Subspecialties and Areas of Clinical Concentration

Breast Disease/Cancer

  • axillary dissection
  • benign breast disease
  • breast biopsy
  • breast cancer
  • core needle biopsy
  • lumpectomy
  • lymph node biopsy
  • mastectomy
  • sentinel node

Endocrine (Gland)

  • hyperparathyroidism
  • parathyroid cancer
  • parathyroid surgery
  • thyroid nodules/cancer
  • thyroid surgery

Hospital Appointments

Milton S Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA,

Trauma/Acute Care Surgeon

07/1986—06/1989

Univ Hosp and Clins

Columbia, Missouri,

Attending

07/1989—Present

Consultation Staff H S Truman Mem Veterans Hosp.

Columbia, Missouri,

Consultant, Urological Surgeon

07/1989—Present

Academic Appointments

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Hershey, PA

Assistant Professor

07/1986—06/1989

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Columbia, MO

Assistant Professor

07/1989—08/1995

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Columbia, MO

Associate Professor

09/1995—Present

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Columbia, MO

Program Director

02/1997—06/2011

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Columbia, MO

Other

09/2010—Present