Kristi Funk, MD, FACS
Dr. Kristi Funk, board-certified surgical breast specialist and founder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center in Beverly Hills, is an expert in minimally-invasive diagnostic and treatment methods for all types of breast diseases.
Former Director of Patient Education at Los Angeles Cedars-Sinai Breast Center, Dr. Funk opened her own facility, the Pink Lotus Breast Center, as the countrys first female-owned, female-run and fully integrative breast center in March 2009. Pink Lotus Breast Center fuses state-of-the art screening, diagnosis and treatment with preventive strategies and holistic, compassionate care.
Dr. Funk graduated with distinction from Stanford University in 1991, and received her medical degree from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. After surgical residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA, she completed a surgical breast fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2002, where she then excelled as a surgeon and Director at the Cedars-Sinai Breast Center until 2009.
Dr. Funks published works have appeared in Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease, Surgical Clerkship Manual, Archives of Surgery, the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery and the Journal of Clinical Microbiology. As a frequent presenter, she has addressed crowds at national and international Breast Cancer conferences, multiple Los Angeles-area hospitals, the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Southwestern Surgical Congress, Pacific Northwest Vascular Society, British Esophageal Group, Seattle Surgical Society, Virginia Mason Medical Center and the American Society for Microbiology, as well as numerous community audiences.
Dr. Funks media appearances include expert commentary on the CBS evening news, NBCs Extra, co-hosting as a medical professional and interviewing celebrities as a medical correspondent , and appearing as a repeat guest surgeon on CBS The Doctors.