Elyse Harris, MD

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
Elyse Harris, MD


Elyse Harris, MD, is a UW Health hematologist and medical oncologist and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She specializes in diagnosing and treating hematologic disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow and lymphatic system.

Dr. Harris’s primary focus is on blood, bone and lymph node cancer. She has a special interest in treating multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, leukemias and lymphomas. Because she is highly skilled, she also works with patients who have breast, lung and prostate cancer.

Dr. Harris works to build relationships that help her patients feel comfortable, heard and empowered. She is committed to helping them understand their conditions and the reasons behind suggested treatments so they can make informed health decisions. When there are multiple treatment options available, she partners with her patients to develop a personalized care plan that best fits their needs.

Outside of work, Dr. Harris enjoys reading, hiking and camping.

Every year, there are new discoveries that are helping patients live longer and better lives.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Medical School
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH