SWCC Breast Center of Excellence


The SWCC Breast Center of Excellence, accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, is your prime location for comprehensive breast health.

Leading Texas Tech Physicians -- including breast surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists as well as oncology trained support specialists such as nurses and therapists -- all work together as one team to deliver treatment plans designed especially for you.

Breast Care Center

Expect to receive the same compassionate care and expert service UMC is known for at the SWCC Breast Center of Excellence, located in the Southwest Cancer Center.

You can rest assured knowing you are getting the greatest care close to home.

Services Offered:

  • Medical Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Benign Breast Diseases


For Patients:
To schedule your appointment, call the Southwest Cancer Center at 806.775.8600.

For Physicians:
To make a referral for your patient, call the Southwest Cancer Center at 806.775.8600 or fax patient records to 806.775.8602.

Breast Care Center Exam

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out is a monthly, after hours screening event that is held at the UMC Imaging Center. Women’s health is important to us at UMC, and we want to make keeping up with your recommended mammograms as easy and enjoyable as possible. So ladies, grab your friends, then call 806.775.8600 and ask about 'Ladies Night Out'.

Rakhshanda Rahman, M.D.

Breast Surgeon
Medical Director, SWCC Breast Center of Excellence

Rakhshanda L. Rahman graduated from the Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, where she completed her internship and residency. Dr. Rahman then spent several years furthering her studies, completing fellowships in breast and general surgery at Aga Khan. She then completed another fellowship at the University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences Division of Surgical Oncology in 2004.

After joining the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2009, Dr. Rahman led the formation of the first nationally accredited breast center of excellence in the Texas Panhandle. Currently, she is the director of both the UMC Southwest Cancer Center Breast Center of Excellence and the Amarillo Breast Center of Excellence. She is also a Tenured Professor of Surgery for the TTUHSC School of Medicine.

Dr. Rahman is the only breast surgeon in West Texas with certification in ultrasound guided breast procedures and has an exclusive focus on diseases of the breast.

RakhshandaRakhshanda L. Rahman, MBBS, M.D., FCPS, FRCS, (Ed), FRCS (Glasg), FACS,



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