Souzan El-Eid, MD, FACS is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s board certified and award-winning breast surgeon team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.
Dr. Souzan El-Eid received her medical degree in 1990 from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha. She completed her internship at Yale New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael in New Haven, Connecticut, her general surgery residency at Nassau University in Long Island, New York and a Critical Care fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. El-Eid is a breast surgeon with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) and serves as the Medical Director of the Breast Care Center at Summerlin Hospital. Dr. El-Eid is currently the Cancer Liaison Physician for the Cancer Program and co-chair of the Breast Tumor Board as well as Cancer Committee at Summerlin Hospital. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor of General Surgery at Touro University Nevada and has served as principal investigator for several clinical research studies.
Dr. El-Eid is past President of Clark County Medical Society and an instructor at the American Society of Breast Surgeons’ Annual Meeting, teaching Breast Ultrasound and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy. She was also invited by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ACSO) to review and publish clinical practice guidelines on surgical margins for breast-conserving surgery with whole-breast irradiation in stage I and II invasive breast cancer. The data was published by the Journal of Clinical Oncology in spring 2014.
Additionally, Dr. El-Eid serves on various medical and imaging committees, co-authors numerous publications about breast cancer and breast diseases and frequently gives presentations and lecturers about breast cancer to the public and physicians.
Dr. El-Eid has been named Top Doctor by Vegas Seven and Desert Companion, Medical Marvels by Nevada Business Magazine, Distinguished Women in Nevada by Distinguished Publishing Company, Top Breast Surgeon by HealthTap, and America’s Most Compassionate Doctor as chosen by PatientsChoice.org. She has been recognized as Top Surgeon from Consumers’ Research Council of America and received the Cancer Liaison Physician, Outstanding Performance Award from the American College of Surgeons in 2006.
Dr. El-Eid practices by her core philosophy, “The patient always comes first, all else is secondary.”
General Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Breast Ultrasound, American Society of Breast Surgeons
Stereotactic Biopsy, American Society of Breast Surgeons
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Clark County Medical Society – Member, Board of Trustees, Former President
Nevada Oncology Society Board – Treasurer
Nevada State Medical Society
The Society of Surgical Oncology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American College of Surgeons
Community Clinical Oncology, Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)
International College of Surgeons – Fellow
American Society of Breast Surgeons
American Medical Association
International Sentinel Node Society
Thomas A. Buchholz, Mark R. Somerfield, Jennifer J. Griggs, Souzan El-Eid, M. Elizabeth H. Hammond, Gary H. Lyman, Ginny Mason, and Lisa A. Newman. “Margins for Breast-Conserving Surgery With Whole-Breast Irradiation in Stage I and II Invasive Breast Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology Endorsement of the Society of Surgical Oncology/American Society for Radiation Oncology Consensus Guideline.” Journal of Clinical Oncology, Volume 32: 1502-1506, April 2014. Read more.
Health Q&A letter published to the editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “Teen breast cancer” September 16, 2012 Read more.
Anees B. Chagpar, MD.MSc; Charles R. Scoggins, MD; Robert C.G. Martin II, MD; David J. Carlson, MD; Alison L. Laidley, MD; Souzan E. El-Eid, MD; Terre Q. McGlothin, MD; Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhD; for the University of Louisville Breast Sentinel Lymph Node Study Investigators, “Are 3 Sentinel Nodes Sufficient?”, ‘Arch Surg”, page 456-460, Volume 142, May 2007. Read more.
Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MSc, Charles R. Scoggins, MD, Robert C. G. Martin 2nd, MD, Earl F. Cook, ScD. Terry McCurry, MD, Nana Mizuguchi, MD, Kristie J. Paris, MD, David J. Carlson, MD, Alison L. Laidley, MD, Souzan E. El-Eid, MD, Terre Q. McGlothin, MD, and Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhD for the University of Louisville Breast Sentinel Lymph Node Study, “Predicting Patients at Low Probability of Requiring Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy, page 670, Annals of Surgical Oncology 14(2):670-677, November 10, 2006. Read more.
Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MSc, Jamie L. Studts, PhD, Charles R. Scoggins, MD, Robert C. G. Martin 2nd, MD, David J. Carlson, MD, Alison L. Laidley, MD, Souzan E. El-Eid, MD, Terre Q. McGlothin, MD, Robert D. Noyes, MD, and Kelly M. McMasters, MD, PhD for the University of Louisville Breast Sentinel Lymph Node Study. “Factors Associated with Surgical Options For Breast Carcinoma” presented at the American Society of Breast Diseases Meeting held in Las Vegas, NV, April 14-16, 2005, Cancer 2006;106:1462-6. Read more.
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