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Stephen E. Ettinghausen, MD

Medical Director, Surgical Oncology

Specialties: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Languages Spoken: English

About Me

Philosophy of Care


Credentials and Certifications
Board Certifications
  • 1990, Surgery - Surgery, American Board of Surgery
  • 07/01/1989-06/30/1990, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • 07/01/1983-06/30/1986, National Naval Medical Center (Bethesda)
  • 07/01/1981-06/30/1983, New York Hospital
  • 06/01/1978-06/30/1981, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • 07/01/1986-06/30/1989, The New York Hosp-Cornell Med Cntr
  • 07/01/1979-06/30/1980, The New York Hosp-Cornell Med Cntr
Medical Education
  • 1978, Cornell University Medical College

Dr. Stephen Ettinghausen is the Director of Surgical Oncology at Rochester General Hospital and Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry.  He received a BA from Amherst College and an MD from Weill Cornell Medical College. After completing two years of residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one year of residency in anatomic pathology at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, he finished residency in General Surgery at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. His training in surgical oncology included fellowships in the Surgery Branch at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health and at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Personal Interests

Hepato-biliary and pancreatic cancer, upper and lower gastrointestinal tract cancers including recurrent rectal cancer, retroperitoneal and visceral sarcomas and melanoma

Languages Spoken
  • English


Locations and Directions

Main Location RGH Department of Surgery 1415 Portland Ave
Ste 245
Rochester, NY 14621
Office Phone: (585) 922-4715
Driving Directions Not Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted

  • Aetna Healthcare
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan
  • BCBS Western NY (HealthNow)
  • Beacon Health (Value Options) Behavioral Health
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Corvel (formerly CareIQ)
  • ElderONE
  • Emblem Health
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS)
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Niagara Business Works (Key Insurance)
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicare
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin 's Point (US Family Health Plan)
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Molina Healthcare Plans
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • The Empire Plan (United HealthCare)
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Healthcare
  • Veterans Administration (VA)
  • Wellcare of NY / Today 's Option

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