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Robyn Stewart, MD


Robyn Stewart, MD
Department: Breast Services
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code A80
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

Robyn Stewart MD, is a Staff Physician in the Department of Breast Services within the Center for Specialized Women’s Health. Her specialty interests include breast cancer and breast disease.

Dr. Stewart earned her medical degree from Feinberg Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. She completed an internship and residency at Deaconess Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. She spent two years pursuing cancer immunology research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.

Dr. Stewart spent six years as Assistant Professor of Surgery and in the multidisciplinary breast cancer program at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and was the Director of Undergraduate Surgical Education there for three years. She then moved to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she worked as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in their breast cancer center and as Assistant Dean for Student Affairs where she developed and became the Director of the medical student Advisory College program. She joined the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 2010 where she is active in the multidisciplinary cancer program and is also active in teaching and mentoring students and residents.

She is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Breast Surgeons, Association for Surgical Education, Alliance for Clinical Education, Association of Women Surgeons and is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons.

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
General Surgery
Boston, MA USA
Research Fellowship - Brigham & Women's Hospital
Cancer Immunology
Boston, MA
Residency - New England Deaconess Hospital
General Surgery
Boston, MA USA
Internship - New England Deaconess Hospital
General Surgery
Boston, MA USA
Medical School - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
Undergraduate - DePauw University
Greencastle, IN USA


  • Surgery

Specialty Interests

breast cancer and breast disease, breast diagnostics, breast diseases, breast surgical oncology, medical education

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Rush University Department of Surgery Medical Student Teaching Award, 2005–2006
  • Fellow, UNC Academy of Educators


  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • The Association for Surgical Education
  • CESERT Grant Review Committee
  • Clerkship director's committee
  • ASE representative to the Alliance for Clinical Education
  • Society of Surgical Oncology

Treatment & Services

  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Breast Cancer Surgery Program
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Surgery
  • Nipple & Skin Sparing Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Second Opinion Breast Cancer
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Surgery For Breast Cancer
  • Surgery for Diseases Of The Breast
  • Surgical Oncology

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  • Gynecomastia
  • Intraductal Papilloma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Recurrent Breast Cancer

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As of 12/5/2014, Dr. Stewart 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.

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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