Stephen E Ettinghausen,MD

Specialties: General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Languages: English
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About Me
Title(s) Medical Director, Surgical Oncology
Clinical Programs & Specialties
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
Philosophy of Care


Personal Interests

Hepato-biliary and pancreatic cancer, Upper and lower gastrointestinal tract cancers including recurrent rectal cancer, Retroperitoneal and visceral sarcomas, Melanoma, Breast Cancer


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.

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Education and Training
  • 07/01/1989-06/30/1990, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • 07/01/1983-06/30/1986, National Naval Medical Center (Bethesda)
  • 06/01/1978-06/30/1981, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • 07/01/1981-06/30/1983, New York Hospital
  • 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
  • 1978, Cornell University Medical College
Locations and Directions
RGH Department of Surgery Main Location Call the Office for Availability

1415 Portland Ave
Ste 245
Rochester, NY 14621
Driving Directions

Office Phone: (585) 922-4715
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Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna Healthcare
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan
  • CareIQ
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • ElderONE
  • Emblem Health
  • Empire Plan
  • Excellus BCBS
  • Fidelis Care of New York
  • Fidelis Medicare Plans
  • First Niagara Business Works
  • Health Republic
  • HealthNow Medicaid Plans
  • HealthNow NY
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicaid
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Benefits (formerly RMSCO)
  • Magnacare
  • Martin's Point - US Family Health Plan
  • Medicare
  • MetraComp
  • Multi Plan
  • MVP Healthcare
  • North American Administrators
  • NY Medicaid
  • OneCall Medical
  • Pomco
  • TriCare
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options(Behavioral Health)
  • Wellcare of NY
  • YourCare Health Plan