Breast Health: Beyond Illness to Wellness
By St. Mary’s General Hospital

Meet Motria Ukrainskyj, M.D.

Dr. Motria Ukrainskyj is an accomplished board-certified breast surgeon with extensive experience in caring for breast cancer patients, patients with benign breast disease, and high-risk breast patients. She is currently spearheading a new Breast Service at St. Mary’s General Hospital in Passaic, NJ.

Previously, Dr. Ukrainskyj was the Director of the Division of Breast Surgery at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, in Paterson, NJ. She established a Breast Clinic to care for uninsured and under-insured patients as well as a sentinel lymph node biopsy program. Dr. Ukrainskyj has also been an attending surgeon at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and in private practice at the Breast Care and Treatment Center, both in Livingston, NJ.

In addition to caring for breast patients in both the hospital and private practice setting, Dr. Ukrainskyj has also been involved in graduate medical education, training surgical residents and teaching medical students as an assistant clinical professor of surgery at New York Medical College. She has been a clinical investigator for multiple clinical trials involving breast cancer.

Dr. Ukrainskyj is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group and the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Yale University and her medical degree from New York Medical College, she completed her internship and residency in general surgery at the New York Medical College programs at Lincoln Medical and Medical Health Center and Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, both in the Bronx, New York. She also completed a critical care fellowship at Lincoln Medical and Medical Health Center.

Since 2005, she has been on the Board of Trustees of Oak Knoll School in Summit, NJ, where she received the Distinguished Alumna Award in 2003. She has also served on Oak Knoll’s Alumnae Association Board.

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