Breast Services
Top Breast Cancer
Dr. Dougherty focuses her practice on the compassionate, experienced evaluation and treatment of benign and malignant breast disease. Achieving superior cosmetic results is of prime importance for every one of her patients. She is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and has a keen interest in women’s health issues.  Dr. Dougherty is also an editor for the American Society of Breast Disease.   

She is an active and founding member of The Breast Center at the Cancer Center at Lake Manassas. This breast center was accredited in 2010 by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. The Breast Center is affiliated with both Prince William Hospital and the Fauquier Hospital. Every newly diagnosed breast cancer patient of Dr. Dougherty’s is presented at the breast center’s monthly Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Conference for an exhaustive review of all treatment options and opportunities for enrolling into clinical research trials.
Cynthia A. Dougherty, M.D.
Diagnostic services offered in Dr. Dougherty’s office include: breast ultrasound, image guided needle biopsies, and genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer (BRCA 1 & 2 mutations).


Minimally Invasive Breast Procedures:
Ultrasound Guided Needle Breast Biopsy
Ultrasound Guided Breast Cyst Aspiration
Ultrasound Guided Axillary Lymph Node Biopsy
Stereotactic Needle Breast Biopsy

Breast Cancer Surgical Procedures:
Lumpectomy/partial mastectomy
Intra-operative Ultrasound guided 
   breast surgical procedures
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

          -Skin Sparing Mastectomy (with reconstruction)
          -Nipple Sparing Mastectomy (with reconstruction)
          -Areola sparing mastectomy (with reconstruction)

Immediate Breast Reconstruction with a Plastic Surgeon 
          o Expander / Saline-Silicone Implant reconstruction
          o TRAM flap reconstruction
          o Latissimus Flap reconstruction

Education & Training 

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio
B.A. Zoology & Microbiology
Graduated 1986

University of Cincinnati
M.T. Medical Technology
Graduated 1988 

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Breast Surgeons
American Board of Surgery, Certified
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
Fauquier Medical Society 
American Society of Breast Disease  
Medical College of Ohio
Doctorate of Medicine
Graduated 1992

Medical College of Ohio
Resident in Surgery
Chief Resident in Surgery
Hospital Affiliations

Prince William Hospital, Manassas, VA
The Fauquier Hospital, Warrenton, VA
Prince William Surgery Center, Manassas, VA
Breast Center at the Cancer Center 
  at Lake Manassas 

NVBS is a division of Drs. Farr, Wampler, Henson, Williams, Dougherty, Brown, Ltd.