Elizabeth A. Arena, M.D.

Elizabeth A. Arena, M.D.

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Dr. Arena is a general surgeon currently affiliated with Marina del Rey Hospital. She earned her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed her internship at Yale University and her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Arena focuses on the management of benign and malignant diseases of the breast, the treatment of endocrine tumors, melanoma and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract.

Procedures Dr. Elisabeth A. Arena Performs at Marina del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • HealthNet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

New York University School of Medicine


Yale University


Yale-New Haven Hospital


John Wayne Cancer Institute

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Publications & Media

    • What is the optimal means of staging colon cancer?

      Arena, E. A.,Bilchik, A. J.; Adv Surg. 2013 Dec 05.

    • Functional role of NHE4 as a pH regulator in rat and human colonic crypts.

      Arena, E.A., Longo, W.E., Roberts, K.E., Geibel, P., Nateqi, J., Brandstetter, M., Geibel, J.P.; Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2012 Jan 15.

    • Histological assessment of breast lesions identified exclusively by magnetic resonance.

      O\'Connor, V.,Arena, E.,Albright, J.,Brown, N.,O\'Connor, R.,Chung, M.,DiNome, M.,Shamonki, J.; Am Surg. 2014 Sep 30.