Name: Doctor Elisabeth Elder
Specialty: Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery
Westmead Breast Cancer Institute
Address: PO Box 143 WESTMEAD NSW 2145
Doctor Elisabeth Elder is a breast surgeon and fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons with expertise in oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery. She is also senior lecturer at University of Sydney and head of research at the Breast Cancer Institute.
Doctor Elder graduated from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden in 1992, where she also completed her general surgical training together with a PhD in tumour biology in 2002. She specialised in breast cancer surgery and was awarded a Clinical and Research fellowship by the NSW Cancer Institute in 2008.
A member of the executive committee of Breast Surgeons in Australia and New Zealand, Doctor Elder is also an incoming chair of the oncoplastic subcommittee and a council member of Breast Surgery International. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Surgery and a peer reviewer for several international journals.
Her goal is to optimize not only the surgical, but also the cosmetic and psychological aspects of each patient’s care.
Doctor Elder also consults and operates at Norwest Private Hospital.