About Elizabeth Sailhamer Soukup, MD
Elizabeth Soukup, M.D., M.M.Sc., is a pediatric surgeon at Elliot Hospital. Dr. Soukup earned her Bachelor of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society and received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Medicine, graduating first in her class.
She completed her general surgery training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and her fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children's Hospital Boston. While in Boston, she also completed a Master of Medical Sciences degree in clinical investigation from Harvard Medical School and was awarded a two-year NIH-funded National Research Service Award (NRSA) postdoctoral fellowship. Following her training, she then went on to establish a busy practice at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, as a pediatric surgeon and Associate Medical Director of the pediatric trauma program. She is board-certified in both pediatric surgery and general surgery. She is an associate fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Pediatric Trauma Society.
Dr. Soukup has specialized training and experience in minimally invasive surgical treatment for babies, children, and teenagers. Her practice includes all areas of general pediatric surgery, including common pediatric surgical problems such as inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, undescended testicle, hydrocele, cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder), G-tube (placement of a stomach tube), appendectomy (removal of the appendix), ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum), as well as neonatal surgery, congenital anomalies, minimally invasive surgery, and complex thoracic surgical problems. She is committed to providing excellence and compassion in leading-edge surgical care for children in New Hampshire, striving to keep them close to their families and communities.