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Elizabeth Shaughnessy, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery

  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Illinois
  • Medical Degree: University of Illinois
  • Research Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • General Surgery Residency: University of Illinois
  • Clinical and Research Fellowship in Oncologic Surgery: City of Hope National Medical Center

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Surgery, 1994
  • Medical License State of Ohio, 1997
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • SRU Room 1466
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-584-0412
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Winer, Leah K; Hinrichs, Benjamin H; Lu, Sisi; Hanseman, Dennis; Huang, Yuan; Reyna, Chantal; Lewis, Jaime; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A 2019. Flat epithelial atypia and the risk of sampling error: Determining the value of excision after image-guided core-needle biopsy. American journal of surgery, 218 4, 730-736

Pugh, Amanda M; Giannini, Courtney M; Pinney, Susan M; Hanseman, Dennis J; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Lewis, Jaime D 2018. Characteristics and diagnosis of pregnancy and lactation associated breast cancer: Analysis of a self-reported regional registry. American journal of surgery, 216 4, 809-812

Freeman, C M; Xia, B T; Wilson, G C; Lewis, J D; Khan, S; Lee, S J; Lower, E E; Edwards, M J; Shaughnessy, E A 2017. Idiopathic granulomatous mastitis: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. American journal of surgery, 214 4, 701-706

Wilson, Gregory C; Quillin, Ralph C; Hanseman, Dennis J; Lewis, Jaime D; Edwards, Michael J; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A 2013. Incidence and predictors of neuropathic pain following breast surgery. Annals of surgical oncology, 20 10, 3330-4

Lewis, Jaime D; Chagpar, Anees B; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Nurko, Jacob; McMasters, Kelly; Edwards, Michael J 2010. Excellent outcomes with adjuvant toremifene or tamoxifen in early stage breast cancer. Cancer, 116 10, 2307-15

Mahoney, Mary C; Robinson-Smith, Toni M; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A 2006. Lobular neoplasia at 11-gauge vacuum-assisted stereotactic biopsy: correlation with surgical excisional biopsy and mammographic follow-up. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 187 4, 949-54

Goodman, Michael D; McIntyre, Benjamin; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Lowy, Andrew M; Ahmad, Syed A 2005. Forequarter amputation for recurrent breast cancer: a case report and review of the literature. Journal of surgical oncology, 92 2, 134-41

Safal, Malek; Lower, Elyse E; Hasselgren, P O; Hungness, Eric S; Gazder, Paula; Aron, Bernard; Shaughnessy, Elizabeth A; Yassin, Rawia 2002. Bilateral synchronous breast cancer and HER-2/neu overexpression. Breast cancer research and treatment, 72 3, 195-201

Hungness, E S; Safa, M; Shaughnessy, E A; Aron, B S; Gazder, P A; Hawkins, H H; Lower, E E; Seeskin, C; Yassin, R S; Hasselgren, P O 2000. Bilateral synchronous breast cancer: mode of detection and comparison of histologic features between the 2 breasts. Surgery, 128 4, 702-7

Evans, H A; Shaughnessy, E A; Nikiforov, Y E 1999. Infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the breast with osseous metaplasia: imaging findings with pathologic correlation. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 172 5, 1420-2

Madsen, W E; Walker, M J; Shaughnessy, E A; Brown, J M; Das Gupta, T K 1990. Characterization of malignant mesenchymal cell line (UISO-RS-3) derived from a human rhabdomyosarcoma and inhibition by pharmacologic doses of estrogen. In vitro cellular & developmental biology : journal of the Tissue Culture Association, 26 10, 971-7