Dr. Elisabeth E. Elder
Dr Elisabeth E. Elder (MBBS, PhD, FRACS) 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. After migrating to Australia for family reasons, she specialised in breast cancer surgery at Concord Hospital, the Royal Hospital for Women and Royal North Shore Hospital and completed her FRACS, before taking up a staff specialist position in the Breast Cancer Institute at Westmead Hospital. She also returned to the Karolinska Hospital during 2009 to develop skills in oncoplastic breast surgery techniques, which is one of her main interests. Dr Elder has an appointment as clinical senior lecturer at University of Sydney, is an active member of Breast Surgeons in Australia and New Zealand and a member of the oncoplastic subcommittee as well as other national and international breast societies. She has private rooms at Norwest Private and Macquarie University Hospital.