Elizabeth M. Swisher M.D.

 Elizabeth  M. Swisher M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology, Medical Genetics, Preventative Medicine

Services

Gynecology

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Locations

Gynecologic Oncology at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor, Cascade Tower
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.8300|Map It 

Bio

Elizabeth M. Swisher, M.D. is a professor in gynecologic oncology and adjunct professor in medical genetics and is the director of the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. She has a research and clinical focus on the genetics and prevention of gynecologic cancers.

Dr. Swisher earned a B.S. from Yale University and received her M.D. from the University of California at San Diego. She completed her residency at the University of Washington in Ob/Gyn and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at Washington University St Louis. She is board certified in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Swisher's clinical interests include gynecologic cancer, cancer prevention, cancer genetics, novel therapeutics and minimal invasive surgery.

Dr. Swisher wants to empower patients to use genetic knowledge to develop a cancer prevention plan that is right for them.

Personal Interests

Dr. Swisher enjoys golfing, hiking, skiing, backpacking, biking, family and photography.

Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
Univ. of Calif. SOM, San DiegoMedical educationObstetrics & Gynecology1992
UW - Dept. of Obstetrics & GynecologyInternship
UW - Dept. of Obstetrics & GynecologyResidency
Washington University SOMFellowshipGynecologic Oncology

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1992

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Obstetrics & GynecologyGynecologic Oncology2003
American Board of Obstetrics & GynecologyObstetrics & Gynecology2001
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