Denise Rable M.D. is the Director of breast services at The Oklahoma Breast Center with clinics in Norman and Oklahoma City. Dr. Rable is a board-certified General Surgeon and fellowship trained in Breast Surgical Oncology. She devotes her entire surgical practice to the care of patients with breast conditions. All of her continuing education and research is dedicated to offering the latest, most advanced options for breast surgery and the treatment of breast cancer.
Denise is an Oklahoma native originally from Tulsa. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and completed her general surgery residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, where she served as Chief Resident in Surgery. During her surgical residency she was awarded a National Institute of Health Research Fellowship and the H. Dale Collins Scholar in Surgery scholarship. She then completed her breast oncology fellowship at the OU Institute for Breast Health.
After fellowship Dr. Rable was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Since then, she has established breast centers in Norman, Tulsa, and Oklahoma City. Dr. Rable has been a pioneer in bringing the latest surgical techniques to Oklahoma, including lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer, nipple sparing mastectomy, radioactive seed tumor localization, breast oncoplastic surgical techniques, and autologous tissue breast reconstruction, among others. Additionally, Dr. Rable completed the City of Hope Cancer Institute's, Cancer Genetics Program in Duarte, California.
Continuously selected as an Oklahoma Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Publishing, she was a featured physician in the June 2010 and 2019 Oklahoma Magazine. She believes in treating patients with compassion and professionalism and her clinic routinely finishes at the top in patient satisfaction.
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"Emotional support is just as important to the patient's well-being as surgical intervention," Dr. Rable says "You can actually see a patient's anxiety decrease when information is delivered clearly and in a caring way."