Peace of Mind. Early Detection.

Introducing the Breast Health Program at HackensackUMC Mountainside

From personal results phone calls to expert treatment and follow-up care, Dr. Jan Huston and our highly skilled and compassionate staff are here for you from the moment you schedule your mammogram at HackensackUMC Mountainside in Montclair, NJ.

  • State-of-the-Art Diagnostic Tools
  • Talented Physician Specialists and Skilled Staff
  • Comprehensive Breast Cancer Care & Advanced Surgical Techniques
  • Convenient, stress-free access to the finest preventive, diagnostic, and treatment options
  • A comprehensive program staffed by skilled, compassionate physicians and clinicians

Mammography at HackensackUMC Mountainside Breast Center

  • Accredited in Mammography by the American College of Radiology
  • Same-day and off-hour appointments available
  • Large-field mammography & digital mammography with computer-aided diagnosis
  • Minimally-invasive alternatives to surgical biopsies
  • Breast ultrasound and MRI procedures
  • The only center in the community that performs board-certified MRI assessments
  • Immediate access to the complete continuum of comprehensive care whenever the treatment of breast cancer or other diseases of the breast is indicated
  • Our resources include the HackensackUMC Mountainside Cancer Center, which is accredited with commendation by the American College of Surgeons
  • All major insurance plans are accepted

Meet Dr. Jan Huston



“Hackensack UMC is a wonderful place to be a doctor and a patient. Everything needed for state of the art diagnosis and treatment of breast problems and specifically, breast cancer, can be found under a single kind, calm, caring roof.” 

—Dr. Jan Huston, MD, FACS, Medical Director,
HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital



Dr. Jan Huston is Medical Director of the Breast Health Program at HackensackUMC Mountainside, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease. Her goal is to be both healer and friend to every patient in her care. She provides each patient with an individual game plan for optimal breast health, and a compassionate experience.


Dr. Huston is a general and vascular surgeon, devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease for more than 25 years. Dr. Huston is skilled in evaluation of mammograms, and has trained extensively in using ultrasound to enhance the physical exam and to facilitate office biopsy procedures, as well as in the procedures of sentinel node and stereotactic biopsies. An experienced reconstructive breast surgeon, Dr. Huston is well practiced in carefully choosing the surgical site for a patient undergoing a lumpectomy and rebuilding the surrounding breast tissue. She is very proud that most of her patients won’t have any visible scars following surgery. Dr. Huston received an M.D. from Michigan State University. She trained in a vascular fellowship at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Huston also earned an M.A. in psychology from Western Michigan University, and a B.S. in nursing from Michigan State University. She is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group, the Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Surgical Oncologists.


As the recipient of numerous awards and much recognition from her peers, including being a Medical Honoree for the Susan G. Komen Pink Tie Fundraiser in 2009, Dr. Huston has been written up on numerous occasions in New Jersey Monthly’s ‘Top Docs’ and ’101 Top Docs for Women’ editions, N.J. Savvy Living Top Docs for Women August, 2009, and in Castle Connelly Medical LTD’s America’s Top Doctors Consumer Guide.


Meet the Breast Program Staff

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The Kernel of Truth

HackensackUMC Mountainside Breast Health Program

about Breast Health services at HackensackUMC Mountainside,
please call (973) 429-6120.

please call (973) 873-7787, or toll-free (877) 523-7787.

Breast Health Program | HackensackUMC Mountainside
Harries Pavilion | 1 Bay Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042