Elizabeth M. Swisher M.D. Accepting new patients

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Genetic counseling, Gynecologic oncology, Gynecology, Preventive medicine


English, French, Spanish


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.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98109


Breast cancer, Cancer care, Colorectal cancer, Gynecologic oncology


Gynecology Oncology at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor, Cascade Tower Seattle, WA 98195


Cancer care for women, Chemotherapy infusion services, Clinical trials, Complex pelvic and abdominal surgery

Washington University SOM

Fellowship, 1999, Gynecologic Oncology

UW - Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Residency, 1996

UW - Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Internship, 1993

Univ. of Calif. SOM, San Diego

Medical education, 1992, Obstetrics & Gynecology


Board Certifications
  • Gynecologic Oncology, 2003, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2001, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology