Board certified in general and pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Stephanie Jones joined Children’s Hospital Central California in September 2011 as a pediatric surgeon. Her areas of special interest include oncology, minimally invasive surgery, neonatal surgery, and general pediatric surgery.
Dr. Jones earned her medical degree from Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz. She started her categorical surgery residency at University of Massachusetts in Worcester, Mass. During her training she spent three years at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md., where she completed both immunotherapy and surgical oncology fellowships. She returned to finish her categorical surgery residency at the University of Massachusetts. She completed her fellowship in pediatric surgery at the University of Colorado in Aurora, Colo.
Dr. Jones has published in several peer-reviewed publications, such as “Journal of Clinical Oncology,” “Blood,” and “Gene Therapy.”
She has also presented on numerous topics in her field, including “Is tube thoracoscopy necessary after thoracoscopic lung biopsy,” and “Irresistible attraction: sequential bowel perforation caused by multiple magnet ingestion.” She has coauthored book chapters in the “Newborn Surgery, Third Edition,” “Guide to Pediatric Urology and Surgery Clinical Practice” and “Pediatric Surgery.”
Dr. Jones is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Surgery, and the American Pediatric Surgical Association.
Her outside interests include running, skiing and hiking.
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