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.
Amy Vanosdale, MPAS, PA-C is a board certified physician assistant who completed her Bachelors of Science in Biological Studies from the East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. She went on to complete her Masters of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the South College in Knoxville, TN. She is the newest member of our highly skilled team and works closely alongside Dr. Arguelles, both in the office and the hospital. She is a member of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants exemplifying her commitment to providing the highest level of care.
Petra will assist you with scheduling your surgery, navigating your pre-operative and post-operative tests and appointments, and authorizing your surgery with your insurance company.
Lisa will assist you with scheduling your appointment, answering insurance questions and scheduling follow up visits.
Suzanne will assist you with scheduling necessary tests, coordinating referrals to other physicians for rehabilitative services, and provide you with results while guiding you through your office visit.