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Sten I. Kjellberg, MD

Surgical Oncology

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Specialties
Surgical Oncology
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Area of focus ?
Thyroid Disease, Hernias
Languages spoken
English, Swedish

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About Dr. Kjellberg

Philosophy of care

As a general surgeon, I believe in the importance of versing myself in my patients’ unique personalities and situations. Utilizing a holistic approach, I take into consideration your concerns and/or questions, discussing with you the various options in order to come up with an individual treatment plan that is right for you.

Why I entered medicine

Initially, I was drawn to the field of medicine and surgery predominantly because of the academic and technical aspects. As I became personally involved with patients, I grew to value the ability to be a part of a profession focusing on patient care.

Community involvement

I served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a trauma surgeon with the United States Army Reserve.

Personal interests

Whether at home or vacationing, my wife and I enjoy spending quality time with our four daughters, capturing the memories as they grow up. On par with my hands-on personality, I’m always coming up with new projects to do in and around the house. When not spending time at home, I take to the road, touring on my Harley-Davidson motorcycle. 

Education

Undergraduate
Albright College, Bachelor of Science, 1984

Medical Training
New York Medical College, Doctor of Medicine, 1991

Training

Residency 1996
Surgery, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA

Fellowship 1998
Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery

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