Kerstin Stenson, MD, FACS

Department of Otolaryngology, Rush Medical College
Role: Faculty, Clinician
Joined Rush in September 2014


I am a Head and Neck Cancer ablative and reconstructive surgeon. I completed my residency at UIC and a fellowship at the University of Michigan.

What inspired you to get into your field?

I have had excellent role models, and I love the patients

What excited you about your work at Rush?

The chance to help develop a new program is what excited me about my work at Rush.

What is your opinion of mentoring and sponsorship? Please comment about your experiences.

It is important.

Do you have tips or advice you would recommend for someone looking to enter your field of work?

This is the best job ever.

What are your hobbies? How do you like to spend your free time?

I like to spend my free time with my teenagers.