Elizabeth A. Arena, M.D.

Elizabeth A. Arena, M.D.



Dr. Elizabeth A. Arena is a surgical oncologist who is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. She earned her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency at Yale University. The surgeon is double board-certified in General Surgery and Complex General Surgical Oncology. Dr. Elizabeth A. Arena is a true expert in the management of benign and malignant disorders of the breast, offering minimally invasive approaches to achieve the best aesthetic result. However, she also treats common disorders such as gallstones, appendicitis, and hernias.

As one of the first-ever American Board Certified Surgical Oncologists, Dr. Elizabeth A. Arena has specific expertise that makes her one of the most esteemed breast surgeons in the greater Los Angeles area. Her compassion for each patient allows her to provide a unique, individualized treatment plan that encompasses a multidisciplinary approach. She specializes in minimally invasive, oncoplastic techniques, including breast-preserving lumpectomies using hidden scars and nipple-sparing mastectomies with immediate reconstruction. The surgeon was named as one of Los Angeles Magazine's "Top Docs 2019" in Breast Surgery. Dr. Elizabeth A. Arena has approximately 20 years of professional experience.

Procedures Dr. Elizabeth A. Arena Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicare
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst BCBS
  • HealthNet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

New York University School of Medicine

Internship(s)

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Residency(ies)

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Fellowship(s)

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 Breast Surgeons American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Publications & Media