Nancy Elliott, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Nancy Elliott, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Director of Montclair Breast Center, Montclair, New Jersey

Dr. Elliott is a Fellowship-trained breast surgeon who started practicing in Montclair in 1989. She completed training in breast disease at UMDMJ/ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Mount Sinai Medical Center and completed a general surgery residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital, both in New York City. Dr. Elliott graduated with honors from Barnard College, Columbia University.

Dr. Elliott is well known not only for medical expertise in the field of breast disease evaluation and treatment, but particularly for her sensitivity and commitment to her patients. She has been honored by the New Jersey General Assembly and Montclair Economic Development Council as “Outstanding Woman of the Year in Science,” for her distinction as the founder and director of the Montclair Breast Center and as a “superlative physician who exemplifies the spirit of caring and compassion.”

Dr. Elliott lectures extensively on breast cancer to professional and public groups and has had numerous appearances on national tv as the breast cancer specialist. She is a member of many professional societies including the President’s Council of the National Breast Cancer Coalition and a member of the New York Metropolitan Breast Cancer Group.

She lives in Montclair with her husband, Glenn Hersh, who designed, built and manages the new Breast Center. They have 3 children ages 19, 17, and 13.

“I can envision a time when women will no longer fear breast cancer; when prevention, early detection and treatment will be painless, stress-free and 100% effective. Creating the Montclair Breast Center is my way of turning this vision into reality.” — Nancy L. Elliott, M.D.