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Elizabeth Tito MD
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Elizabeth Tito MD

(707) 525-6180
Primary Specialties
  • Breast Surgery

Primary Office

121 Sotoyome St.
Suite 203
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 525-6180

Physician Bio

Dr. Tito recently joined St Joseph Health Medical Group, relocating from Massachusetts, where she was Medical Director of Beth Israel Deaconess- Plymouth Hospital - BID-Plymouth Breast Center, Plymouth, MA. She received her Medical Degree from Dartmouth Medical School and completed her Residency in General Surgery at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, NY. Dr. Tito was a Research Fellow at Bassett Research Institute in and has participated as both principal and sub-investigator in multiple trials, with a special interest in risk reduction and community education. She has a real passion for keeping healthy patients healthy through risk reduction programs and community education. When not working, Dr. Tito likes spending time with her family and hiking.


  • Dooley WC, Ozer A, Dowlatshahi K, Francestcatti D, Tito E, Beatty JD, Lerner AG, Ballard B, Boolbol SK: Surgical perspectives from a prospective, nonrandomized, multicenter study of breast conserving surgery and adjuvant electronic brachytherapy for the treatment of breast cancer. WJSurgOncol 9:30,2011
  • Tito EP, Jones DH, Gold MD, Rudnicki M: Neurotensin Stimulates Pancreatic Regeneration Following Edematous Pancreatits. Gastroenterology 108:1248,1995
  • Rudnicki M, Holowachuk EW, Tito EP, Jones DH, Guiney WB, Gold MS. Ileal Peptide YY is decreased following acute pancreatic injury. Pancreas 11:446, 1995


  • 2016-2013 Speaker for Myriad Genetics
  • 2016 BID-Plymouth Women’s Health Symposium, “My Risk, My Plan”
  • 2015 Haddasha Society Key Note speaker, “Breast Cancer Risk and Healthy Lifestyles”
  • 2015 Day of Caring, “Nutrition and Breast Health”
  • 2015-2009 Berkley Middle School 7th Grade, “The Importance of Body Systems”
  • 2014 NCBC conference, poster presentation. Tito EP, Barthold HJ, Lopez M.: Community Breast Center develops quality assurance program to follow elderly breast cancer patients who did not have sentinel node biopsies
  • 2013 ASCO Quality Assurance Conference, poster presentation. Community Breast Center develops quality assurance program to follow elderly breast cancer patients who did not have sentinel node biopsies
  • 2011 Jordan Hospital Journal Club “Partial Breast Radiation”
  • 2009 Taunton Cable TV “FYI”, “Breast Cancer Awareness”
  • 2009 Provider Talk “Partial Breast Radiation Therapy”
  • 2009 Nursing Home “What you need to know about breast cancer”
  • 2008 Middleborough Elderly Council “What you need to know about breast cancer”
  • 2008 Morton Hospital Nursing CME “ Breast Cancer: Everything you need to know”
  • 2008 Blue Cross/Blue Shield, RI CME. “Diagnosis and Detection of Breast Cancer”
  • 2007 American Cancer Society’s “Celebration of Hope” Keynote speaker. “Advances in Breast Cancer”
  • 2007 Taunton public radio, Breast Cancer Discussion
  • 1995 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, San Diego, CA, Poster Presentation. “Neurotensin stimulates pancreatic regeneration following edematous pancreatits”
  • 1994 16th New York Surgical Symposium, Poster Presentation. “Trauma during Pregnancy”
  • 1996 16th Annual Surgical Gut Hormone Symposium, Florisant, Colorado, Oral Presentation. “Hormonal modulation of pancreatic recovery from pancreatitis”
  • Additional lectures available on request

Trials as Principal Investigator

  • Weight Loss Novel Program: Start date anticipated Feb., 2017
  • Home after Mastectomy: accrual initiated 2011
  • One versus Two drains for Mastectomy: accrual initiated 2011


  • Residency:
    General Surgery , Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital - 1998
  • Training:
    Research Fellow , Bassett Research Institute - 1995
  • Medical School:
    Doctor of Medicine - Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha , Dartmouth Medical School - 1992
  • College:
    B.S. Biology , Bates College - 1987
  • Board Certified in Breast Surgery


  • American Society of Breast Diseases
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • National Consortium of Breast Centers


American Board of Surgery: Board Certification - ASBS Ultrasound Certification 2009


  • Recognition for creating “Community Care Advisory Board” - 2015
  • Girl’s Inc of Taunton, “Woman of Achievement” - 2010
  • Nominee: Silver City Meetinghouse, “Person of the Year” - 2010
  • LNF Ultimate Cage Fighters, Certificate “Leader in Battle against Breast Cancer” - 2010
  • Mass. Commission on the Status of Women, “Unsung Heroine” - 2009

Areas of Interest

  • Oncology - Plastic Surgery
  • High Risk Programs
  • Individualized, Personalized Screening Programs
  • Risk Reduction, including Weight Loss and Nicotine Cessation
  • Community Education