Julie Dunderdale, M.D.
Director of Consulting Services
Dr. Dunderdale is a board-certified general surgeon with expertise in breast oncology who brings a deep medical knowledge base, an analytical mindset, and robust leadership skills to Zipher.
As a physician, she brings strategic thinking that applies not only in the operating room but also in the larger arena of problem solving in the healthcare field. She has solid management expertise, having taken responsibility for surgery patients in the operating room, ICUs, trauma bay, and hospital floors. She excels in team leading and has experience with patient care in healthcare settings around the country, ranging from multi-hospital networks to the VA and walk-in clinics. In addition, she has performed clinical and bench-top research, and she has published work on breast cancer in leading journals, as well as presented at national conferences.
Dr. Dunderdale is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.A. in biology and distinction in mathematics. She received her M.D., cum laude, at Georgetown University and went on to general surgery residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also completed specialized training in breast surgery, including both benign breast disease and breast cancer, at Northwestern University.