Elissa Jeanne Santoro, MD, Represents New Jersey with Entry into Renowned Publication The Leading Physicians of the World

Representing the oncologists of New Jersey, Elissa Jeanne Santoro, MD, has been selected by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals, IAHCP, to represent her community in their publication, The Leading Physicians of the World.  In practice for over 42 years, Dr. Santoro represents the commitment, dedication, and passion for patient care needed to receive this esteemed honor.

Dr. Santoro is a leading expert on breast cancer having established herself over the years at St. Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, New Jersey, Dr. Santoro’s area of focus is on Breast Surgical Oncology. Over the course of her career, she has accomplished many firsts including; first woman ever to be awarded a post-doctoral grant by the American Cancer Society and the first woman in the state of New Jersey to ever exclusively enter the field as a breast surgeon. As the founder of St. Barnabas Medical Center’s Breast Care and Treatment unit her legacy of innovation and exceptional service to medicine and the community at large will live on for years to come.

In 1965, Dr. Santoro acquired her degree from the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania where she also completed her internship. She undertook her residency at Saint Vincent's Hospital and was awarded a fellowship grant to train at New York Medical College. She is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and upholds her membership in Essex County American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation and the NJ American Cancer Society.

To find out more about Dr. Santoro, please visit elissa-santoro.info.  Also, be sure to look out for her upcoming publication in The Leading Physicians of the World.

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