Elizabeth C. Riley M.D., FACP

Elizabeth C. Riley M.D.

Elizabeth C. Riley M.D., FACP

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Deputy Director of Health Affairs, UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center
  • Section Chief, Medical Oncology and Benign Hematology
  • Director, Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic
UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center
529 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-2522 - Academic Office
502-562-4370 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Medical Oncology-Breast; Hematology


Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Louisville
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Harvard Medical School

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Featured Publications

  • Eldredge-Hindy H, Pan J, Rai SN, Reshko LB, Dragun A, Riley EC, McMasters KM, Ajkay N. A Phase II Trial of Once Weekly Hypofractionated Breast Irradiation for Early Stage Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Mar 18. doi: 10.1245/s10434-021-09777-3. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33738712.
  • Eldredge-Hindy H, Gaskins J, Dragun A, Roberts TL, Riley EC, McMasters KM, Ajkay N. Patient-Reported Outcomes and Cosmesis After Once-Weekly Hypofractionated Breast Irradiation in Medically Underserved Patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Aug 1;107(5):934-942. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.04.041. Epub 2020 May 6. PMID: 32387804.
  • Bhandari S, Ngo P, Kute B, Mandadi M, Pitman WA, Wu X, Lloyd S, Brown MC, Rai SN, Jain D, Riley EC. Adherence to anti-estrogen therapy in women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer utilizing bubble packaging: a pilot study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 Sep;177(2):395-399. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05308-7. Epub 2019 Jun 6. PMID: 31172406.
  • Bhandari S, Kumar R, Tripathi P, Riley E. Apple-core lesion. Curr Probl Cancer. 2019 Dec;43(6):100475. doi: 10.1016/j.currproblcancer.2019.04.001. Epub 2019 May 3. PMID: 31079837.
  • Breaux A, Turner B, Wu X, Rai SN, Riley EC, Mandadi M, Sanders MA. Impact of 21-Gene Expression Assay on Staging Estrogen Receptor-Positive HER2-Negative Breast Cancer. Clin Breast Cancer. 2019 Feb;19(1):e261-e269. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2018.10.005. Epub 2018 Oct 29. PMID: 30509870.
  • Dragun AE, Ajkay NJ, Riley EC, Roberts TL, Pan J, Rai SN, Jain D, Quillo AR, Scoggins CR, McMasters KM, Woo SY. First Results of a Phase 2 Trial of Once-Weekly Hypofractionated Breast Irradiation (WHBI) for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Jul 1;98(3):595-602. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.01.212. PMID: 28581400.
  • Panchabhai TS, Patil PD, Riley EC, Mitchell CK. When the picture is fragmented: Vitamin B12 deficiency masquerading as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2016 Apr-Jun;6(2):89-92. doi: 10.4103/2229-5151.183026. PMID: 27308258; PMCID: PMC4901834.
  • Boone SD, Baumgartner KB, Baumgartner RN, Connor AE, John EM, Giuliano AR, Hines LM, Rai SN, Riley EC, Pinkston CM, Wolff RK, Slattery ML. Active and passive cigarette smoking and mortality among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Ann Epidemiol. 2015 Nov;25(11):824-31. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2015.08.007. Epub 2015 Aug 28. PMID: 26387598; PMCID: PMC4609618.
  • Das N, Baumgartner RN, Riley EC, Pinkston CM, Yang D, Baumgartner KB. Treatment-related risk factors for arm lymphedema among long-term breast cancer survivors. J Cancer Surviv. 2015 Sep;9(3):422-30. doi: 10.1007/s11764-014-0416-9. Epub 2015 Apr 26. PMID: 25913877.
  • Barry PN, Riley EC, Pan J, Crew JB, Lee K, Jain D, Kruse B, Quillo AR, Rai S, Dragun AE. Delay of adjuvant chemotherapy after elective mastectomy and immediate reconstruction in breast-conservation candidates: a matched-pair analysis. Am J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec;37(6):575-9. doi: 10.1097/COC.0b013e318280d79f. PMID: 23466579.