Professional Women's Roundtable

The PoWeR of Connections

2013 PoWeR Awards Recipients

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 10:45 AM | Anonymous

PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S ROUNDTABLE HONORS COMPREHENSIVE BREAST CARE SURGEONS AND THE HEALING CONSCIOUSNESS FOUNDATION AT 11th ANNIVERSARY EVENT
Dr. Beth DuPree, Dr. Stacy Krisher, & Dr. Catherine Carruthers to Receive PoWeR Award

Professional Women’s Roundtable (PWR) – will present this year’s PoWeR Award to        
Dr. Beth DuPree, Dr. Stacy Krisher, and Dr. Catherine D. Carruthers of                  
Comprehensive Breast Care Surgeons
and the Healing Consciousness Foundation.


The doctors’ practice, Comprehensive Breast Surgeons is located in Southampton, Bucks County.  They strongly urge their patients to integrate healing therapies whether it is through clinical psychological therapy, spiritual assistance, grief counseling, exercise programs, reflexology, nutritional counseling, Reiki, Yoga, or massage. Dr. DuPree believes that “whatever it takes to help a person find healing and peace within should be an integral part of their treatment process.”


Dr. DuPree has received numerous awards for her medical work, as well as, humanitarian endeavors. Dr. DuPree serves as the Medical Director of The Holy Redeemer Breast Health Program, Adjunct Assistant professor of Surgery at The University of Pennsylvania and actively participates in breast fellowship education and training. Because of her strong dedication to patients with cancer, Dr. DuPree established a non-profit organization called The Healing Consciousness Foundation in 2007. The foundation funds holistic and wellness therapies for women and men living with a breast cancer diagnosis. Dr. DuPree, who received her medical degree from

Hahnemann University in 1987, has written a book entitled The Healing Consciousness: A Doctor’s Journey to Healing. It is the true story of her journey as a surgeon who awakens to the healer that resides within her. The first edition was released in 2006 and in 2008; the second edition printing includes transcribed spiritual messages. Proceeds from the book are donated to The Healing Consciousness Foundation. A native of York, Pennsylvania, Dr. DuPree lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania , with her husband Joe and their two sons. Dr. DuPree credits her accomplishments to her family’s constant support.


Dr. Krisher returned to her hometown in August of 2001 to begin a successful surgical practice. She provided a broad range of general surgical care; however, due to the growing need for advanced breast care in the

Bucks County area, she decided to focus her expertise on diseases of the breast. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University and a Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Maine Medical Center in 2001, after which she returned home to start her practice. She strives to provide the best, most advanced care for her patients in a timely and compassionate manner. Along with a busy surgical practice, Dr. Krisher finds time to participate in several community service activities and works as a consultant for Ethicon Breast Care. Soon after moving back to Bucks County , Dr. Krisher met her husband Dominic. They are the proud parents to twins, Dominic and Eva.

Having completed her fellowship training in breast surgery Dr. Catherine D. Carruthers joined the Comprehensive Breast Care Associates in August, 2007. Dr. Carruthers' completed her breast fellowship training from
Bryn Mawr Medical Center . She is a graduate from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. She then completed her five year surgical residency in June, 2006 from the Carraway Methodist Medical Centerin Alabama . She knew coming out of her residency training that she wanted to devote her career to providing the best care possible for women and men on their journey the treatment of their breast cancer. She is a dedicated wife and mother of a beautiful daughter and two sons.

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