Photo of Christina E. Stevenson, M.D., M.S., FACS

Christina E. Stevenson, M.D., M.S., FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Academic Office Location:
Department of Surgery/Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-8072
Phone: 860-679-2486
  • Looking for a Physician?

    This faculty member is also
    a practicing physician at UConn Health.

    Learn more >
B.A.The George Washington UniversityClassical Humanities
M.D.The George Washington University School of MedicineEarly Selection Medical Program
M.S.University of ConnecticutClinical and Translational Research

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipWashington Hospital CenterGeneral Surgery
ResidencyWashington Hospital CenterGeneral Surgery
FellowshipNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of HealthSurgical Oncology
ResidencyHahnemann University HospitalGeneral Surgery
FellowshipVirginia Commonweatlh University Medical CollegeSurgical Oncology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Outstanding Faculty Teacher of Undergraduate Medical Students, Surgery Clerkship, 2016-2017UConn School of Medicine
Breast cancer, endocrine neoplasia (thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal), robotic surgery
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Society of Surgical Oncology, Melanoma Disease Site Working GroupProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2020
Women in Surgery Lecture Planning CommitteeVisiting ProfessorshipDirectorUConn HealthUniversity2019
Commission on CancerProfessional/Scientific OrganizationAmerican College of Surgeons RepresentativeExternalNational20192022
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, Advocacy CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20192022
American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, Education CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20192022
Association for Surgical Education, Graduate Surgical Education CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2019
Cancer CommitteeOtherSurgeon RepresentativeUConn HealthNational2017
Journal of Ethnic and Racial Health Disparitiesad hoc reviewerNational2014
Journal of Surgical Researchad hoc reviewerNational2013
Annals of Surgical Oncologyad hoc reviewerNational2013
Clinical and Transitional Breast ProgramDirectorUniversity2011
American College of SurgeonsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowNational
Society of Surgical OncologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationActive MemberNational
American Society of Breast SurgeonsActive MemberNational
American College of Surgeons, Connecticut ChapterProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberState
New England Surgical SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationRegional

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • The Digestive System
    Stevenson, C. (Contributor) The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations, 2nd Edition 2016 Jan;


  • Autoimmune toxicities with anti-PD-1 treatment of metastatic melanoma in predominantly older patients: A single institutional experience.
    Harsh V Parmar, Phil Kerr, Christina Elizabeth Stevenson, Sophie Masternak, and Upendra P. Hegde Journal of Clinical Oncology 2019 Mar;37(8):144
  • Clinical heterogeneity of elderly melanoma patients in the real-world setting: Potential implications for treatment outcomes following immune based therapy
    Upendra P. Hegde, Harsh V Parmar, Christina Elizabeth Stevenson Journal of Clinical Oncology 2019 Mar;37(15):e21026


  • Erratum to ``Surgical care of the geriatric patient'' [YMSG 56(7) (2019) 260-329].
    Katz, Marilyn; Silverstein, Nicole; Coll, Patrick; Sullivan, Gail; Mortensen, Eric M; Sachs, Adam; Gross, Jeffrey B; Girard, Eric; Liang, Joy; Ristau, Benjamin T; Stevenson, Christina; Smith, Phillip P; Shames, Brian D; Millea, Ryan; Ali, Irfan; Poulos, Constantine M; Ramaraj, Akila B; Otukoya, Azuka Onye; McFadden, David W Current problems in surgery 2019 Dec;56(12):100647
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Community Navigation for Breast Cancer ScreeningLectureHalstead Society 91st Annual Meeting2017Farmington, CT
Community breast navigation and community health center partnerships improve breast cancer screening in Hartford, CTPosterAmerican College of Surgeons2017Chicago, IL
Community breast navigation and community health center partnerships improve breast cancer screening in Hartford, CTPosterAmerican College of Surgeons2017Chicago, IL
Community breast navigation improves breast cancer screening in Hartford, CTPosterSan Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium2016San Antonio, TX
Measuring Behavioral Signs of Physician Professionalism: The Professionalism Assessment ToolPlenary LectureInternational Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH)2015New Orleans, LA
Advances in Screening and Management of Breast CancerTalk27th Annual Ella T. Grasso Memorial Conference on New Advances in Women's Cancer2011Farmington, CT
Patient Factors Affecting Operative Times For Single-Incision Trans-Axillary Robotic-Assisted (STAR) Thyroid Lobectomy: Does Size Matter?”PosterAmerican Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Meeting2011Houston, TX
Complete trans-axillary robotic assisted thyroid lobectomy: an initial experience with a novel approach to thyroid surgeryPoster14th International Thyroid Congress2010Paris, France
Robotic-assisted adrenalectomy: an alternative to laparoscopic adrenalectomyTalkAmerican College of Surgeons, Virginia Chapter, Virginia Surgical Society Annual Meeting2010Roanoke, VA