Stephen F. Sener

Professor of Clinical Surgery Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology


  • Breast Cancer
  • Surgical Oncology


  • Department of Surgery


  • English
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Stephen F. Sener, MD

Professor of Clinical Surgery
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Stephen Sener, MD, is professor of surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and chief of surgical oncology at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is a renowned breast surgeon and has published more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as numerous books and book chapters. Dr. Sener has been a volunteer with the American Cancer Society since 1984 and served as national president in 2004-2005. He earned his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Sener went on to finish American Cancer Society clinical fellowships at Evanston Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.


Doctor of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, 1977


Northwestern University Medical School, General Surgery, 1977 - 1982


Evanston Hospital, American Cancer Society Clinical Fellow, 1981 - 1982
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, American Cancer Society Clinical Fellow, 1982 - 1984


American Board of Surgery

Professional society memberships:

American Surgical Association
Central Surgical Association
Chicago Surgical Society
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Society of Surgical Oncology
American College of Surgeons
Midwest Surgical Association
American Medical Association
Chicago and Illinois State Medical Societies


Castle Connolly "Top Doctor,” 2015
Dr. Sener was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2011.
2011 list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Selected for "Who's Who in America," 2007 - 2009