Thursday, June 27, 2013
Edgar D. Staren
M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
President and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers of America
MIT Conference Room
at GCU Peoria Campus
2411 W. Peoria Avenue,
Phoenix, AZ 85029
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Lecture: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Edgar D. Staren, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., is currently the President and CEO of Cancer Treatment Centers
of America at Western Regional Medical Center located in Goodyear, AZ. Prior to becoming President
and CEO in 2011, Dr. Staren was appointed Senior Vice President for Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical
Officer for Cancer Treatment Centers of America. In this role he was responsible for organization-wide clinical service development and quality, clinical
leadership, information management and strategic planning, and clinical and basic research.
Dr. Staren is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of numerous academic
organizations including the American Surgical Association, the American College of Medical Quality, the Society of Surgical Oncology, the American College
of Physician Executives, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is a Past President of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Rush Surgical
Society and Toledo Surgical Society. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and served as its President at MCO in 2001. He has
been listed in “America’s Top Doctors,” “Best Doctor’s in America,” “America’s Top Surgeons” and “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer.” In 2002, he received
the Association of American Medical Colleges Humanism in Medicine Award from MCO.
Dr. Staren is a 1979 graduate of the University of Arizona and in 1982 he graduated from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. He received his
general surgery training at Rush University Medical Center and in 1988 completed a surgical oncology fellowship at Rush and Cook County Hospitals.
Additional graduate education included a Ph.D. in tumor immunobiology from Rush University and a M.B.A. from Benedictine University.