Dr. John A.P. Rimmer and his experienced staff make up one of the best and most respected breast care teams in the Boca Raton area, Florida and are known for their compassionate and understanding care for women facing a potential breast cancer diagnosis or undergoing breast cancer treatment. The doctor has focused his career on improving treatment options for women and has practice has been referred to as the place where "breast health and compassion meet".

Dr Rimmer, top rated breast surgeon in the Boca Raton area's practice focuses on diseases of the breast including mammograms, abnormal breast exams, ultrasounds, breast pain, nipple discharge and redness. In addition, in the comfort of his beautiful office, he offers a full spectrum of minimally invasive diagnostic procedures.

One of the many reasons Dr. Rimmer is considered a top rated surgeon in the Boca Raton area is because he utilizes the most advanced techniques in office breast health care including but not limited to, the following:

Cyst Aspiration

With the help of ultrasound guidance, an extremely thin needle is used to withdraw (aspirate) the fluid which is then delivered to a lab for microscopic assessment to rule out cancer cells.

Fine Needle Aspiration

With ultrasound guidance, an extremely thin needle that is attached to a syringe is used to withdraw a small amount of tissue or fluid from the suspect area. The tissue or is then delivered for microscopic evaluation to identify cancerous cells.

Lymph Node Aspiration

This aspiration procedure is also carried out in the same way as fine needle aspirations and is utilized to confirm a potential lymphoma or to determine if breast cancer has spread to the lymphatic system.


A biopsy is done in order to determine if breast mass is malignant. A mammogram or ultrasound can find a suspicious area, but only a biopsy can make a tissue diagnosis. Biopsies performed by this top rated breast surgeon in the Boca Raton area include ultrasound guided needle ore biopsies, incisional biopsies and excisional biopsies.

If you're looking for a top rated breast surgeon in the Boca Raton area, call (561) 748-1242 and make an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Rimmer. Together you and the doctor will create a personalized, progressive treatment plan; you won't find a more caring, easy to talk to health care advocate than Dr. Rimmer.