Stephanie Graff, MD, is a leading expert in breast oncology and clinical research

Lifespan has appointed Stephanie Graff, MD, FACP, an acclaimed national expert in breast cancer, to serve as director of breast oncology at the Lifespan Cancer Institute.

Dr. Graff is board certified in medical oncology, hematology, and internal medicine. She obtained a medical degree at University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine where she also completed a residency in internal medicine and later served as chief medicine resident with its partner, St. Luke’s Hospital. She completed a fellowship in hematology/medical oncology and sub-fellowship in breast oncology at the University of Kansas.

Dr. Graff has authored and co-authored many research papers and articles related to her areas of expertise and has been invited frequently to address and lecture on medical and scientific symposia and panels.

Dr. Graff is the medical director of the Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research. She is also active in the American Society of Clinical Oncology and a graduate of its prestigious 2019-20 leadership development program. 

Dr. Graff comes to Lifespan from the Sarah Cannon Cancer Center of HCA Healthcare, where she was director of the breast program for HCA Midwest in Kansas City and both the National Breast Lead and Associate Director of Breast Cancer Research for the entire Sarah Cannon network.


Richard Salit

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The Miriam Hospital, Newport Hospital, Gateway Healthcare
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