Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles

  • MD, FACS
  • Breast Surgeon
  • Spoken languages English, Spanish

Overview

Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles is a board certified breast surgeon who specializes in the care of patients with both benign and malignant breast disease. She is the first breast surgeon in Collier County to receive Hidden Scar Certification- a program that focuses on improving cosmetic outcome for patients while preserving outstanding oncologic results. Her Hidden Scar Certification exemplifies her commitment to use the most advanced techniques to offer her patients treatment that is as unique as they are. She is also trained in Oncoplastic Surgery – the art of combining plastic surgery tissue transfer techniques with cancer surgery to treat cancer, while preserving the natural form of the breast.

As a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and a participant in the Mastery of Breast Surgery Program, Dr. Arguelles upholds the highest standard of care for her breast patients. In Connecticut, Dr. Arguelles was a key leader in the creation of the Lawrence + Memorial Breast Health Center where she led the center from concept to full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. Dr. Arguelles is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Education

Universities

  • Drew University, B.A. Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, Madison, NJ
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, Medical Doctor, Newark, NJ

Residencies

  • Montefiore Medical Center, General Surgery Residency, Bronx, NY

Expertise And Interests

Interests

  • Breast surgery, malignant breast disease, benign breast disease, oncoplastic breast surgery, laparoscopic surgery