Elizabeth M. Swisher M.D.

 Elizabeth  M. Swisher M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Genetic counseling, Gynecologic oncology, Gynecology, Preventive medicine


Center for Women and Children, Gynecology


English, French, Spanish


Gynecology Oncology at UWMC

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


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.


Washington University SOMFellowshipGynecologic Oncology1999
UW - Dept. of Obstetrics & GynecologyResidency1996
UW - Dept. of Obstetrics & GynecologyInternship1993
Univ. of Calif. SOM, San DiegoMedical educationObstetrics & Gynecology1992


Board Certifications

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