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  • Edgar Staren, MD, PhD

    Edgar D. Staren, MD, PhD

    Specialties

    • Surgical Oncology
    • General Surgery*
    • * Indicates Board Certified in this Specialty
    760-674-3667
    Rancho Mirage

    Location Details

    Eisenhower Health
    39000 Bob Hope Dr
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

    Edgar D. Staren, MD, PhD

    Specialties

    • Surgical Oncology
    • General Surgery*
    • * Indicates Board Certified in this Specialty
    Edgar D. Staren, MD, PhD, MBA, is a Board Certified surgeon who specializing in breast surgical oncology and has joined the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center breast cancer team. Most recently he was Chief of Operations and Director of Breast Cancer Surgery for Arizona Oncology, an affiliate of The US Oncology Network. Prior to that, he served as Professor of Surgery, Vice President and Executive Director for Cancer Services at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Deputy Director for Clinical Affairs of its National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

    He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and received his general surgery training and surgical oncology fellowship at RUSH University Medical Center and Cook County Health, both in Chicago. Additional graduate education includes a PhD in immunology/microbiology from RUSH University and an MBA from Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. After his training, Dr. Staren remained as a faculty member at RUSH and held positions as Professor of General Surgery and Associate Dean for Medical Student Programs. He subsequently served as Professor and Chairman of Surgery at the Medical College of Ohio (now University of Toledo Medical Center) and Medical Director of the Medical College of Ohio Cancer Institute (now Elanor N. Dana Cancer Center); then as Chief Medical Officer and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America (now City of Hope) Medicine and Science, and CEO of its Western Regional Medical Center in Goodyear, Arizona.

    Dr. Staren is a member of numerous academic organizations including the American Surgical Association and is a past president of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the RUSH Surgical Society and the Toledo Surgical Society. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and has been regularly listed in “Best Doctor’s in America” and “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer.” He has published nearly 300 scientific works including more than 150 manuscripts, 80 plus abstracts, 46 book chapters, and 12 books.


     

    Professional Details

    • English
    • 36 years
    • >1 years

    Professional Education

    • Loyola Stritch School of Medicine
    • Rush University Medical Center
    • Rush University Medical Center
    Publication Date: April 21, 2024
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