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Breast oncology surgeon

Elissa Jeanne Santoro, American Breast oncology surgeon. Diplomate American Board Surgery, National Board Medical Examiners.

Background

Santoro, Elissa Jeanne was born on October 18, 1938 in Newark. Daughter of James and Jean Santoro.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, College St. Elizabeth, 1960; Doctor of Medicine, Woman's Medical College Pennsylvania, 1965.

Career

Straight surgical intern, Hospital of Woman's Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1965-1966; assistant resident surgery, Hospital of Woman's Medical Center, New York City, 1966-1967; assistant resident surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York City, 1967-1968; senior assistant resident surgery, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York City, 1968-1969; chief surgical resident, St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York City, 1969-1970; associate attending in surgery and oncology, Irvington (New Jersey) General Hospital, 1971-1977; assistant attending in surgery and oncology, St. Barnabas Hospital and Medical Center, Livingston, 1973-1980; associate attending in surgery and oncology, St. Barnabas Hospital and Medical Center, Livingston, 1980-1981; attending physician, St. Barnabas Hospital and Medical Center, Livingston, since 1983; clinical chief surgical oncology, St. Barnabas Hospital and Medical Center, Livingston, since 1984. Summer student research fellow pathology Woman's Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,1963. American Cancer Society fellow St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center, New York City, 1968-1969.

Postdoctoral fellow in cancer training National Institutes of Health, New York Medical College and Metropolitan Hospital Center, 1970-1971. Instructor surgery New York Medical College, New York City,1970-1972, associate clinical investigator central oncology group, 1970-1972. Clinical assistant professor surgery College U. Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, 1973-1982.

Medical advisor Ruth Estrin Goldberg Memorial for Cancer Research, Reach to Recovery.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Surgery, National Board Medical Examiners.

Membership

Vice-chairman service and rehabilitation committee State New Jersey American Cancer Society, 1976-1978, chairman, 1978-1980, chairman of the executive committee, 1983, chairman, 1984, vice-chairman nominating committee, chairman service and rehabilitation committee Essex County division, 1977-1980, chairman of the executive committee, 1981-1983, vice president, 1983, board of managers. Board of trustees RegionalCoun. Women in Medicine, Inc., 1984, College St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, New Jersey, 1985-1990.

Member American Medical Association, American Medical Women's Association, American Medical Writer's Association, American Society Contemporary Medicine and Surgery, Association American Medical Colls., Association Academy Surgery, American Association Cancer Education, American Society Preventive Oncology, American Society Clinical Oncology, Academy Medicine New Jersey, Surgical Society New York Medical College, Inc., Essex County Medical Society (board of managers), New Jersey Medical Women's Association, New Jersey.Gastroent. Society, New York State Cancer Programs Association, Inc., Oncology Society New Jersey, New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group, Inc., American Cancer Society New Jersey, Alpha Kappa Delta.

Connections

father:
James Santoro

mother:
Jean Santoro