Dr Elvis Japhleth is a general surgeon at Sopas District Hospital (Wabag) and at Enga Provincial Hospital (previously called Wabag General Hospital) in the Highlands, Papua New Guinea. He provides all surgical services including general surgery (open hernia, bowel surgery, cholecystectomy), trauma surgery (craniotomy, burr holes) urology (open prostatectomy), and paediatric surgery (vp shunts). Since March 2019 Dr Japhlet offers laparoscopic surgery at Sopas District Hospital.
Dr Japhlet is originally from Malaita Province in the Solomon Islands, but since finishing his surgical training in PNG has worked in the Enge Province of the Highlands of PNG. Dr Japhlet is married to Anna originally from Mannis Island, and they have three children.