Elisa R Port, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Surgery
- Cancer (Oncology)
- Breast Cancer - Surgery
- Surgical Oncology
- Hospital Affiliations
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
I am a surgeon who specializes in the care and treatment of patients with breast cancer, and those at increased risk for breast cancer. I have extensive experience with sentinel lymph node biopsy, nipple sparing mastectomy, and the newest techniques in breast cancer surgery for both invasive breast cancer and DCIS.
I am the author of a variety of publications on the role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer, the role of MRI in patients at high risk for breast cancer, and I have received a Komen Foundation Grant investigating the role of PET scanning in breast cancer. I recently completed an NCI funded clinical trial investigating the effects of the COX2 inhibitor, Celebrex, on breast cancer tissue.
I am a member of many professional organizations including the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American Society of Breast Diseases, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group.
In the News:
- Dr. Port explains a one-time treatment for early breast cancer in KSAT ABC and WQAD-TV.
- Read in the New York Post how Dr. Port is credited for saving lives through her hard work as the Chief of Breast Surgery at Mount Sinai.
American Board of Surgery
- Breast Cancer
- Breast Surgery
BA, Dartmouth College
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
American College of Surgeons
Honors in Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Third Honor Group
Susan G. Komen Foundation Research Grant
Study of the role of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanning in the pre-operative management of patients with breast cancer
Applications of sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer
NCI Sponsored Trial
Investigating COX-2 inhibition and aromatase activity in breast cancer
MRI in women at increased risk for breast cancer
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