Breast Surgeons/ Souzan El-Eid, MD, FACS


SOUZAN EL-EID, MD, FACS

EDUCATION
Dr. 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.

EXPERIENCE
Dr. Souzan El-Eid is a breast surgeon with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) and serves as the Summerlin Breast Center Director at Summerlin Hospital. Dr. El-Eid is currently the co-chair of the Cancer Committee and the Breast Tumor Board 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 at CCCN.

Recently, Dr. El-Eid was an instructor at the American Society of Breast Surgeons’ 15th Annual Meeting, teaching a class on Breast Ultrasound and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy. She was also invited by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ACSO) to review and publish a clinical practice guideline 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 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 Las Vegas Life and Desert Companion, “Medical Marvels” by Nevada Business Magazine, “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 for two consecutive years 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.”

BOARD CERTIFIED
General Surgery, American Board of Surgery

CERTIFICATIONS
Breast Ultrasound, American Society of Breast Surgeons
Stereotactic Biopsy, American Society of Breast Surgeons

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Community Clinical Oncology, Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG)
Clark County Medical Society – Member, Board of Trustees
Nevada Oncology Society Board – Treasurer
Nevada State Medical Society
The Society of Surgical Oncology
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
International College of Surgeons – Fellow
American Society of Breast Surgeons
American Medical Association
International Sentinel Node Society

PUBLICATIONS
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.

TREATMENT CENTER
Breast Surgery Center