Stephani Christensen, MD, is part of Comprehensive Cancer’s medical oncology team that provides world-class cancer care in a supportive and caring environment.
Stephani Christensen, MD, graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in American history. In 2009, she received her medical degree from University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Rush University Medical Center.
AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
All cancers with a special interest in breast cancer and clinical research.
Dr. Christensen is a medical oncologist and hematologist at Comprehensive Cancer Centers where she treats patients with cancer and serious blood disorders. She is actively involved in clinical research having served as principal investigator for many trials.
Dr. Christensen sits on the marketing committee for Comprehensive, helping oversee the practice’s marketing and public relations efforts as well as involvement in the community through strategic partnerships. She also sits on the board of directors of Susan G. Komen of Southern Nevada as well as the Culinary Health Fund’s Quality Peer Review Committee. She currently serves on the Breast Cancer Tumor Board and Breast Program Leadership Committee at Sunrise Hospital and is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Oncology/Hematology at UNLV School of Medicine.
Prior to joining the practice, she worked as an oncologist and hematologist at HealthCare Partners Oncology/Hematology. She has co-authored a number of clinical publications and has participated in several poster and oral presentations.
Dr. Christensen has been named 40 Under 40 by VEGAS INC and Top Doctor by VEGAS INC Health Care Quarterly.
Dr. Christensen, a Las Vegas native, enjoys cooking for friends and family as well as skiing, reading and learning to golf.
I enjoy getting to know each of my patients. I understand the importance of working as a team with my patients and their loved ones as well as other health care professionals to coordinate a treatment plan that best meets their needs and expectations. My goal is to provide up-to-date medical knowledge that is delivered with compassionate care.
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Clark County Medical Society
Junior League of Las Vegas
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