West Coast Surgical Oncology welcomes Dr. Elizaveta Vasilyeva

West Coast Surgical Oncology is pleased to announce that Dr. Elizaveta Vasilyeva has been appointed Surgical Oncologist and General Surgeon at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Cancer Agency.

Dr. Vasilyeva completed her General Surgery Residency in 2020 and Complex Surgical Oncology Fellowship in 2022 at the University of British Columbia. To further develop clinical expertise in managing breast cancer patients, she worked with local and international world experts in treating breast cancer with special focus on oncoplastic surgical approach. She gained additional training in peritoneal malignancies at the world’s highest volume center in Basingstoke, UK and works closely with Dr. Hamilton and Dr. MacNeill, as well the VGH Gynecologic Oncology team.

With a strong focus on multidisciplinary patient care, Dr. Vasilyeva collaborates closely with Medical and Radiation Oncologists, Radiologists, and Pathologists to provide comprehensive treatment options. She is actively involved in research, particularly in breast cancer outcomes and innovative treatment protocols. Dr. Vasilyeva is passionate about mentoring and teaching, currently serving as the lead for medical clerkship in the General Surgery Department at Vancouver General Hospital. Her goal is to advance Surgical Oncology and make a meaningful impact in breast cancer treatment.