Specialist Breast Surgeon



To provide the best care for her patients, A/Prof Elder works in a team of other dedicated professionals, including breast care nurses and other specialists. All cancer patients are discussed at Multidisciplinary Team meetings either at Lakeside Specialist Breast Clinic or at the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute to provide a personalised treatment plan. These are the other specialists A/Prof Elder works most closely with, but she may also refer to other specialists according to patients’ wishes.


Medical oncologists

Prof Rick Kefford

A/Prof Nicholas Wilcken



Radiation oncologists

Prof John Boyages

Dr Tim Wang


Other breast surgeons

A/Prof James French

Dr Farid Meybodi


Plastic surgeons

Dr Joseph Rizk

Dr Peter Laniewski

Dr Thomas Lam


Anesthetist (in private)

Dr Helen Leggett


Allied Health:

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Jemma Gilchrist

Rebecca Van Lloy


Occupational therapist

(lymphoedema treatment and prevention/ postoperative rehabilitation)

Louise Koelmeyer

Brenda Guitterez

Libby Ringrose


Familial Cancer Services – clinical genetics

A/Prof Judy Kirk



Specialist breast radiologists at Westmead Breast Cancer Institute, Breast Screen, PRP and other private radiology providers.

Dr Suellyn Kennedy and other breast physicians at Westmead Breast Cancer Institute