Treatment & Services
- Body Radiosurgery
- Cancer Center
- Cancer Supportive Care
- Clinical Trials
- External Beam Radiotherapy
- Fractionated Radiotherapy
- General Radiation Oncology
- Hyperfractionated Radiation Therapy
- Image Guided Radiation Therapy
- Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
- Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
- Lung Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
- New Cancer Treatment Technology
- New Experimental Treatment Technologies
- Novalis Radiosurgery/Radiotherapy
- PET in Tumors
- Prostate Brachytherapy
- Radiation Oncology
- Radiation Sensitizers
- Radiation Therapy
- Spinal Radiosurgery
- Spine Radiosurgery
- Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
- Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
- Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adrenal Cancer
- Adrenal Tumors
- Ampullary Cancer
- Ampullary Carcinoma
- Anal Cancer
- Bile Duct Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Colorectal Cancer
- Esophageal Cancer
- Gallbladder Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Malignancies
- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
- Genitourinary Cancers
- Kidney Cancer
- Large Intestine Cancer
- Liver Cancer
- Liver Tumors
- Lung Cancer
- Metastatic Cancer
- Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancer
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Pleura Cancer
- Primary Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Chest Wall
- Prostate Cancer
- Radiation Induced Chest Wall Sarcomas
- Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
- Rectal Cancer
- Soft Tissue Sarcoma
- Spinal Cancer
- Spinal Metastases
- Spine Tumors
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma
- Stomach Cancer
- Testicular Cancer
- Thoracic Cancer
- Thoracic Tumors
- Thymic Cancer
- Thymic Tumors
- Unknown Origin Cancer
- Urinary Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Undergraduate - Williams College
Williamstown, MA USA
- Radiology - Radiation Oncology
Lung cancer, liver cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, radiation therapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy.
Research & Publications
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As of 1/20/2022, Dr. Stephans has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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79 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
14 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022
My experience with Dr Stephans was extra-ordinary. He was present with excellent eye contact, not rushed, and explained everything to me. He showed my wife and me my scans and the time course of my cancer's growth with uncommon facility. He outlined his treatment suggestions with all the risks and benefits. Staff were all cheerful and very courteous and concerned about me and my wife.
Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022
Dr. Tendulkar is an extremely competent , caring , courteous and helpful physician - one of the best I have encountered.
Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022
Always a very good virtual visit. All questions answered dr. Stephans is excellent
Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022
Easily the best experience ever in my life. Dr. Stefans is exceptionally patient, empathetic, and a very good listener. It was easily the best interaction ever.
Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022
Dr Stephan takes the time to listen and explains in detail, a quality professional.
Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022
Dr. Stephans is the most thorough doctor I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He goes over scans in a manner that is easily understood.
Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022
Dr. Stephans was very personal proffesional and through. He gave us our treatment options with computer graphs , updated statistics and his personal opinion.
Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021
Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021
Dr Stephans is excellent. He explains what he is saying. He gives me excellent care. I am more than satisfied with Dr Stephans.
Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021
Dr. Zachary Mayo and Dr. Kevin Stephans we're very helpful and very detailed. Thank you
Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021
Dr. Stephans is the best in his field. He is caring and very thorough. He made sure all of my cares and needs were met. 10+
Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021
Dr. Stephens is a caring and compassionate doctor. I appreciate this type of care.
Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021
Dr Stephans has a gentle approach and answers all questions
Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021
Dr. Stephans takes his time to answer all my questions, and explains everything in detail.
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