Beth V. Anglin, MD, FACS
Dr. Beth Anglin entered practice in 1998, after completing her residency in general surgery at St. Paul Medical Center and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Parkland Hospital System in Dallas.
In 2009, Dr. Anglin's colleagues at The Medical Center of Plano voted her the hospital's Chief of Surgery. That same year, she was named by the Spirit of Women Health Network and the Snowmass Institute to receive the prestigious Next Generation of Women's Health Leaders Award, a national award conferred annually on a medical professional under the age of 45 who has made significant contributions in the area of women's health. The award recognized Dr. Anglin's professional and personal involvement in promoting breast-health education and awareness, including a complete assessment of cancer risk.
Dr. Anglin has been dedicated to women and breast health since researching sentinel node biopsy during her residency. In 1998, she brought sentinel node biopsy to Victoria, Texas - location of her first practice. She also started a walk for breast cancer in Victoria that has been staged annually since 2000.
Hereditary breast cancer has been a subject of passionate interest for Dr. Anglin. Through her perseverance, testing for the BRCA gene is conducted both in her office and at The Medical Center of Plano in such a way that the patient is fully educated. The BRCA support group she founded was the first of its kind in North Texas. Dr. Anglin is the Dallas Outreach Coordinator for FORCE, the national support group for hereditary breast cancer, and has served as a moderator at the group's national meeting. She is also a speaker for Myriad, educating physicians all over the country about the importance of genetic counseling. Dr. Anglin and her staff care for more than 35 BRCA-positive women.
Young Survival Coalition, a support organization for women under 40 who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, now has a presence in North Texas thanks to the dedication of Dr. Anglin and her staff. YSC Dallas is in the early stages of formation, but will deliver much-needed to support to younger breast-cancer patients in the area.
Dr. Anglin attended college at Baylor University, and received her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Anglin lives in Frisco, Texas, with her husband and two sons.