Ellie Proussaloglou, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery (Breast Surgical Oncology) at Yale University. She completed her fellowship in Breast Surgery at Yale University and her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brown University/Women & Infants Hospital of RI. Ellie earned her BS from Duke University in Biology (Genomics), where she developed a passion for understanding the policy and financial implications of healthcare. She explored this interest further as a healthcare consultant before attending medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
Her joint training in breast and gynecologic surgery allows her to provide comprehensive counseling about breast cancer care, along with a thorough understanding of the gynecologic and sexual side effects of care. Her research focuses on decisions facing patients undergoing surgery or high-risk screening, with an emphasis on the financial side effects of care. She has led interdisciplinary research focused on survivorship, quality of life, and sexual health after cancer diagnosis, including novel research on financial toxicity in BRCA carriers. She has local and national advocacy experience as the Legislative Chair for District 1 (New England) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is particularly passionate about caring for high-risk genetic mutation carriers and young women with breast cancer.
Education & Training
- Interdisciplinary Breast Surgery FellowYale University (2023)
- Resident PhysicianBrown University/ Women and Infants Hospital of RI (2022)
- MDUniversity of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine (2018)
Honors & Recognition
|Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society||University of Chicago (Illinois Beta) Chapter||2018|
|Gold Humanism Honor Society||University of Chicago||2018|