Anya Romanoff, MD

About Me

Anya Romanoff is a Breast Surgical Oncologist who focuses on improving breast cancer care in resource-limited settings. Dr. Romanoff earned her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed General Surgery Residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. During residency, she was awarded a Fulbright-Fogarty Postdoctoral Research Award in Public Health, which she used to investigate access to breast cancer care in Peru. She then went on to pursue a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she became involved in the African Research Group for Oncology, a National Cancer Institute recognized consortium dedicated to improving cancer care in Nigeria. 
Dr. Romanoff is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health and Health System Design at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Arnhold Institute of Global Health. She also is a Global Cancer Disparities Researcher in the Department of Surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Romanoff collaborates with clinician-researchers in Nigeria and other low- and middle-income countries to implement strategies promoting the early detection of breast cancer and access to effective treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving breast cancer outcomes globally.