A/Prof Elisabeth Elder

Specialist Breast Surgeon

02 8850 8252 Sydney

About A/Prof Elisabeth Elder

A/Prof Elisabeth Elder is a specialist breast surgeon at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute and privately through Specialist Services.

A/Prof Elisabeth Elder is a surgeon at the forefront of the developing field of oncoplastic breast surgery; developing techniques that concentrate on achieving not only the best possible outcome for a womans breast cancer but also an excellent cosmetic outcome.

Areas of Special Interest
Breast Cancer Surgery, Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Multidisciplinary care

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Gender: female


A/Prof Elisabeth Elder graduated from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden in 1992. She then completed her general surgical training together with a PhD in tumour biology in 2002. After migrating to Australia, she specialised in breast cancer surgery at Concord Hospital, the Royal Hospital for Women and Royal North Shore Hospital. She completed her Australian surgical fellowship (FRACS) before taking up a staff specialist position in the Breast Cancer Institute at Westmead Hospital. Elisabeth returned to the Karolinska Hospital during 2009 to develop skills in oncoplastic breast surgery techniques.

A/Prof Elisabeth Elder is a clinical associate professor at University of Sydney and head of research at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute. She is involved in numerous research projects and clinical trials as well as teaching of medical students and trainees.

Elisabeth is an active member of Breast Surgeons in Australia and New Zealand and President of the Australasian Society for Breast Disease, as well as a member of other national and international breast society and on the editorial board of World Journal of Surgery and The Breast.

MBBS, PhD, FRACS. BreastSurgANZ, Breast Surgery International, Australasian Society for Breast Disease

Contact A/Prof Elisabeth Elder

02 8076 0421
Lakeside Specialist Breast Clinic, Lakeview Private Hospital, Norwest Business Park
17-19 Solent Circuit
Sydney 2153 NSW

02 8890 7246
Westmead Breast Cancer Institute
Westmead Hospital
Sydney 2145 NSW

PO Box 143,
Westmead 2145 NSW

17-19 Solent Circuit Sydney NSW 2153 Australia
Page last updated on 1 December 2020