Holy Name Physicians
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Specializes in:

  • Breast Surgery

Teaneck Office Information:

718 Teaneck Road Cancer Center
Teaneck, NJ 07666




Dr. Brinkmann is the section chief of Breast Surgery at Holy Name. She is board-certified and fellowship-trained in general surgery with a specialty in breast surgery, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Brinkmann collaborates with all members of the Holy Name breast health team to achieve the highest quality surgical results.

Dr. Brinkmann was valedictorian of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Southern Methodist University, where she achieved her bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering. She earned her medical doctorate at Yale University School of Medicine and completed her residency in general surgery at Saint Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center in New York City.

After completing her fellowship in breast surgical oncology at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago, Dr. Brinkmann was Director of the Highland Park Hospital Breast Center in Illinois and was an assistant professor of surgical oncology at Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine before joining Holy Name Medical Center in 2008.

Dr. Brinkmann is focused on providing breast care with compassion in partnership with her patients to ensure each individual’s well being.

Medical Education:

Yale University School of Medicine


St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center


St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center


Northwestern University Medical Center