Education & Training

Medical School

St. Louis University School of Medicine


Surgery (General Surgery)

  • Medical College of Wisconsin


Surgery, Breast

  • The University of Iowa

Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine


American Board of Surgery


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In the News

With Breast Cancer Now Behind Her, Columbia Woman is Ready to Celebrate (KRCG)
The Importance of Breast Cancer Screenings (KFRU)
Treating Breast Cancer Without Chemotherapy (KRCG)
Steps To Reduce Breast Cancer Risk (Clear 99 Radio)

Academic Information

Associate Professor of Surgery



Breaking bad news of a breast cancer diagnosis over the telephone: an emerging trend.
Support Care Cancer. 2018 Aug 7. doi: 10.1007/s00520-018-4383-y. 
McElroy JA, Proulx CM, Johnson L, Heiden-Rootes KM, Albright EL, Smith J, Brown MT.

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy is Not Associated with a Delay of Adjuvant Treatment.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jul;25(7):1928-1935. doi: 10.1245/s10434-018-6446-1. Epub 2018 Apr 18.
Albright EL, Schroeder MC, Foster K, Sugg SL, Erdahl LM, Weigel RJ, Lizarraga IM.

Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast with Merkel cell features.
Breast J. 2018 Jul;24(4):644-647. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12969. Epub 2018 Feb 19.
Albright EL, Keeney ME, Bashir A, Weigel RJ.