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Dr. Elin Sigurdson, MD

General Surgery ·  Female · Age 68

Dr. Sigurdson

Fox Chase Cancer Center

333 Cottman Ave Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Dr. Elin Sigurdson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.


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(215) 728-6900

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Dr. Sigurdson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Breast Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sigurdson treats Breast Diseases more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Sigurdson treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sigurdson performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Sigurdson performs this procedure more than 90% of her peers

Breast Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sigurdson performs Breast Surgical Procedure more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Sigurdson performs this procedure more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Sigurdson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Cystectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Elin Sigurdson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Meml Sloan Kettering Canc Center
Fellowship Hospital
1984
University Toronto
Residency Hospital
1981
University Toronto
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1984
1981
1980

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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The best as surgeon and follow up physician. Cannot say enough of her caring and practice operation.
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