We are open-staffed for the best possible patient care.
JUI-LIEN CHOU, MD
Breast Care Specialist
Breast Cancer Survivor
Dr. Jui-Lien “Lillian” Chou is a board certified radiation oncologist who is also a breast cancer survivor. Her passion is in providing comprehensive, compassionate and excellent healthcare. She is a breast care specialist and has dedicated herself to the development of state-of-the-art breast care centers for the benefit of her patients. She founded Aurora Breast Center San Antonio in September of 2009. Aurora Breast Center is the only comprehensive breast care center in San Antonio featuring a breast care clinic with cutting-edge breast imaging, biopsy and cancer treatment technology and a compassionate team.
Dr. Chou was born in Tainan, Taiwan, and received her M.D. from the prestigious Medical College, National Taiwan University, in 1980 with honors. In 1983, after three years of ophthalmology residency training at National Taiwan University Hospital, she moved to San Antonio, Texas to pursue her “American Dream” and to start the residency training in radiation oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She became board certified in Therapeutic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology in 1987 and has long been recognized for her excellence in radiation oncology practice and breast care.
Dr. Chou is married to Dr. Peter Ming-Tao Ho who is an ophthalmologist. They have three loving grown children. Dr. Chou’s other passions are edible organic gardening and promoting urban organic agriculture/UOA through community education programs, which are financially supported by Ho-Chou Family Foundation. Dr. Chou and her husband Dr. Ho started the foundation in 2002 for the benefit of the community to which they belong and love.
PAROMITA DATTA, MD
Aurora Breast Care Clinic
Breast Care Specialist
Dr. Paromita Datta is a board certified medical oncologist who has a special passion for breast care. She has been the medical director of the breast care clinic at Aurora Breast Center since its inception in September of 2009. Her patients have benefited from her comprehensive approach to breast care. She is well known in our medical community for her expertise in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. Dr. Datta espouses a holistic approach to treating patients with cancer. She focuses not only on the disease, but also the whole patient, including physical co-morbidities, emotional, and psychological ramifications.
She graduated from the Medical College, Kolkata, India in 2001. She then moved to the United States and worked in clinical research at Baylor College of Medicine. In 2006, she completed her internal medicine residency training at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio. In 2006, she was accepted into the world-renowned hematology/oncology fellowship-training program at the Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC) in San Antonio. She has been working as a hematologist/oncologist in private medical practice since 2009, when she completed her fellowship training.
Dr. Datta is married and has two lovely daughters. The young family has called San Antonio home since 2003.
Steven Harms, MD
Dr. Steven E. Harms is recognized nationally in the area of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), specificaly Breast MRI, and was named "Komen Foundation Scientist of the Year" by Susan G. Komen for the Cure in 1998. He was formerly on the faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Baylor University Medical Center, and M. D. Anderson Cancer Institute. During his 14 years as director of MRI at Baylor, Dr. Harms and his research team developed MRI applications including RODEO Breast MRI. He helped draft the 2007 American Cancer Society breast cancer screening guidelines which recommend breast MRI screening for high risk patients. Harms is a fellow of the Breast Imaging Society and has been on the Best Doctor's in America since 2003. Harms practices at MANA's The Breast Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and continues to be a clinical professor at UAMS.
Dr. Harms has authored over 90 scientific papers, 41 book chapters, and 9 patents. Dr. Harms is a fellow of the Breast Imaging Society. He is past-president of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Dr. Harms is currently the Program Chairman of the American Society of Breast Disease and has served on the board of directors since 2003. Dr. Harms serves on the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Committee, American College of Radiology Breast MRI Lexicon Committee, and the Susan G. Komen Public Policy Committee. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and the editorial board of The Breast Journal. In 2007, Dr. Harms lectured on "Breast MRI: Leading Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment in the 21st Century" and similar topics as a visiting professor at 15 medical schools and 11 medical conferences around the world. In 2010, Dr. Harms was named to the Best Doctors in America® list by his peers.
Kevin Pope, MD
Richard Anquiano, MD