Professional background

Dr Elsa Papadimitraki is a consultant medical oncologist specialising in breast cancer.

She obtained her medical degree at the 3rd Medical Faculty of Charles’ University, Prague and completed the medical oncology training in University of Crete, Greece in 2012. She obtained her PhD degree in cancer immunotherapy at University of Crete and she joined the breast cancer unit at Royal Marsden Hospital as senior clinical research fellow. She worked as consultant since 2015 at Barts and Southampton Hospitals until she was appointed consultant at UCLH in 2019.

Dr Papadimitraki has wide experience in breast cancer management and clinical research and she is principal and sub-investigator in clinical trials at the breast unit and the clinical research facility of UCLH.

She has a keen interest in medical education and training of the junior doctors, both postgraduate and undergraduate and she is currently the educational lead for the medical oncology trainees of UCLH.

Research interests

Breast cancer, Translational research