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Souzan El-Eid, MD, FACS

EDUCATION
Souzan El-Eid, MD, FACS, received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha. She completed her internship at Saint Raphael Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut and a general surgery residency at Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, New York where she also served as administrative chief resident. She completed a critical care fellowship at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

EXPERIENCE
Dr. El-Eid is a breast surgeon with Comprehensive Cancer Centers where she treats patients with cancer and non-cancer related diseases of the breast and has served as principal investigator for several clinical research trials. She currently serves as the Medical Director of the Breast Care Center and co-chair and co-moderator of the Breast Tumor Board at Summerlin Hospital and is a cancer liaison physician for its cancer program.

Dr. El-Eid is passionate about mentoring the future generation of medical professionals. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor of General Surgery at Touro University Nevada and Adjunct Professor at UNLV School of Medicine. She is also chairman of the Education Committee and co-chair of the mini-internship program through the Community Health and Public Relations Committee.

Dr. El-Eid was past board of trustees and past president of Clark County Medical Society. She also participates in its speaker’s bureau. She was invited by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 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 is chair of the Imaging Committee for the American Society of Breast Surgeons and instructor of the annual meeting for Stereotactic and Ultrasound courses, 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 100 Women of The Year by My Vegas Magazine, Medical Marvel by Nevada Business Magazine, Distinguished Women in Nevada by Distinguished Publishing Company, Top Breast Surgeon by HealthTap, America’s Most Compassionate Doctor as chosen by PatientsChoice.org and recognized annually as Top Doctor by Vegas Seven, Castle Connolly, Greenspun Media Group and Desert Companion. She was honored with the STEM Recipient Award by the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada and recognized as Top Surgeon from Consumers’ Research Council of America. She also received the Cancer Liaison Physician and Outstanding Performance Award from the American College of Surgeons. Dr. El-Eid consistently receives recognition from The American Registry as America’s Most Honored Professionals as well as On-Time Physician Award, Compassionate Doctor Award and Patients’ Choice Award by Vitals.

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
Critical Care Board Certified

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

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American College of Surgeons – Fellow
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) – Member
American Medical Association
American Society of Breast Surgeons
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) – Member
Clark County Medical Society – Member, Former Board of Trustees, Former President
Community Clinical Oncology Program, Southwest Oncology Group – Member
International College of Surgeons – Fellow
International Sentinel Node Society – Member
National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc. – Member
Nevada Oncology Society Board – Treasurer
Nevada State Medical Society – Member
The Society of Surgical Oncology, Inc. (SSO) – Member

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.

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