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Allison A. Aggon, DO, FACOS

Allison Aggon, DO

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

About

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology

Specialties

Treatment Philosophy

Breast cancer care is constantly evolving and advancing, and I feel fortunate that my surgical practice can be focused exclusively on patients with breast cancer, those at high risk for it, and those with complex benign breast conditions. Use of a multidisciplinary approach, opportunities for clinical trials, and distribution of quality information to patients are opportunities that I strongly value when providing care to patients. 

My philosophy is that offering patients a strong physician-patient relationship built on trust, collaboration, and kindness, as well as valuing the “whole patient” are also strong tenants of cancer care. I believe in providing patients with knowledge and conversation in order to help them make the best treatment decisions for themselves. Fox Chase Cancer Center provides high quality care and extensive resources to patients, and I feel honored to be a part of such an excellent team and institution that believes so strongly in compassionate and thoughtful care.

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • Fellow, Breast Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2013-2014
  • Resident, Pinnacle Health Hospital System, Harrisburg, PA, 2008-2013
  • DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • BS, Biology and Women’s Studies, Schreyer’s Honors College, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Certifications

  • Board Certified, General Surgery

Memberships

  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Radium Society

Honors & Awards

  • Main Line Today Top Doctors, 2018-2019
Patient Stories

Amy Wolf

Breast Cancer

Amy Wolf

Breast Cancer

My name is Amy Wolf and I am a breast cancer survivor who was treated at Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Before my diagnosis, I worked with preschoolers, acting as an aid for children with autism. After going in for an annual physical, my doctor felt a lump in my left breast, but when she placed my hand on it, I couldn’t feel it.

Maria Francomacaro

Breast Cancer

Maria Francomacaro

Breast Cancer

My name is Maria and I’m a breast cancer survivor.

Publications

Selected Publications

Aggon A, Eakin LO, DeSimone N, Snyder, Diffuse Mammary Infarction-A Case Report. J. Breast Care 2013;8:143-145.

DeSimone N, Aggon A, Christy C., Granular Cell Tumor of the Breast: Clinical and Pathologic Characteristics of a Rare Case in  a 14-Year-Old  Girl. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2011 1 Jun 6. Vol 29(20).

Snyder J, Carman R, Aggon A, Cardinale. Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma: A rare case presenting as pneumoperitoneum and pneumotosis intestinalis. J. Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology. 2011 Mar. Vol 2(1). 55-57.

Additional Publications

My NCBI

Ratings

243 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

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OVERALL RATING

5.0 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

  • 4.9
  • 5.0
  • 5.0
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41 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 5.0
    March 26, 2022
    I recently had a preventative double mastectomy with Dr. Aggon. This was a big deal, and she made me feel very comfortable with my decision and to be in her hands. I would recommend her to anyone who needed care that was relative to what I had done.
  • 5.0
    March 18, 2022
    The staff were always kind and thoughtful to me and helpful.
  • 4.4
    March 18, 2022
    Fox Chase is the best place to go to especially the whole staff.
  • 5.0
    March 10, 2022
    Very professional and friendly staff.
  • 5.0
    March 10, 2022
    Dr Aggon is the very best!!!
  • 5.0
    March 06, 2022
    Dr Aggone was my breast surgeon for cancer. Wonderful doctor and professional. I would recommend her to friends and family.
  • 5.0
    February 28, 2022
    Everyone in the building was friendly, kind and extremely helpful. Just walking around people that work in the building could tell I was lost, which was every time I came In the building, stopped what they were doing and walked me to where I needed to go. I thought that was awesome.Dr. Aggon and her staff were awesome.
  • 5.0
    January 31, 2022
    Dr Aggon is a wonderful doctor and her staff is excellent
  • 5.0
    December 01, 2021
    Excellent service! Was extremely satisfied!
  • 5.0
    November 27, 2021
    I was very pleased with Dr Aggon and all of the [...] staff always very polite and caring
  • 5.0
    November 26, 2021
    Dr. Aggon is a caring, kind person. I'm so lucky to have her in my life!
  • 5.0
    November 24, 2021
    Very positive experience. Spent time to answer questions and review test results.
  • 5.0
    November 19, 2021
    Dr. Aggon and staff astonished me not only with professional, but also with the care, concern and doing everything they could to make my condition as easy as possible. I have truly never experienced anything better. Absolutely the best!!
  • 5.0
    November 13, 2021
    Dr Aggon and her staff are always helpful and friendly
  • 5.0
    November 10, 2021
    Fox Chase and all staff members provide excellent care. I am always confident that I am receiving the very best care from the very best professionals who are knowledgeable and compassionate.
  • 5.0
    October 08, 2021
    We waited an hour to see Dr. Aggon. We realized it was because she spends a lot of time with her patients. We liked that about her.
  • 5.0
    October 02, 2021
    Dr. Aggon talked and listened to me during the entire visit., she was concerned about me and answered my questions so that I understood.
  • 5.0
    October 01, 2021
    Everyone at this visit, and always, goes above and beyond to take care of me and my medical needs.
  • 5.0
    September 11, 2021
    Very professional and caring
  • 5.0
    September 07, 2021
    Excellent physician
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