Knoxville, TN – Conner Point

Imelda G. Margulies MSN, FNP-BC
Director of Clinical Genetics Services

Education
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Master of Science in Nursing with Honors from East Tennessee State University
Speciality
Women's Health and Breast Cancer Risk Assessments
Experience
▪ National Consortium of Breast Centers
▪ American Nurses Association
▪ Genetic Counseling

Imelda is a board certified family nurse practitioner and a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the International Nursing Honor Society. She was licensed as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 1999 and as an advanced practice nurse by the State of Tennessee. As coordinator of the High-Risk Assessment Clinic, NP Margulies assesses an individual’s risk of developing cancer as she reviews his/her personal and family history, discusses the role genetics may play in the development of breast cancer, performs genetic testing, and identifies risk-reducing strategies.

“Whether it is a woman’s care plan for her breast health or a man’s care plan to reduce his risk of colon cancer, I am passionate about teaching early detection and risk reduction measures as an integral component of everyone’s care plan." - NP Margulies

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Dr. Aaron Margulies, MD
General Surgeon

Education
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago
Speciality
Breast Surgical Oncology and General Surgery
Experience
▪ Former Susan G. Komen Fellow
▪ AstraZeneca Scholar

Dr. Margulies is a fellowship-trained, board certified breast surgical oncologist and former Susan G. Komen fellow. Additionally, he was honored as one of only five distinguished AstraZeneca Scholars at the 28th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium in 2005. Dr. Margulies has performed hundreds of surgeries and is among top 10 percent of breast surgeons in the United States. He is committed to providing the best patient care, especially when it comes to cancer syndromes.

“We have come so far and are so close to the dream of a world free of breast cancer. My job is to further efforts by providing the best patient care I possibly can while continuing to research and innovate. My goal is to treat cancer and make the burden a little lighter." - Dr. Margulies