Dr. James Stevenson is an experienced medical oncologist currently practicing at the Cleveland Clinic where he serves as Vice-Chairman of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Stevenson specializes in treating mesothelioma, lung cancer and thymic cancer. He has authored and contributed to over 70 published medical studies.

Dr. Stevenson earned his undergraduate degree in 1988 at the University of Notre Dame located in Notre Dame, Indiana before going on to earn his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1992. Dr. Stevenson went on to complete his internship in internal medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Shands Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida and subsequently pursued both his residency (internal medicine) and fellowship (hematology) at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia which he completed in 1995 and 1998, respectively.

With an American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Medical Oncology, Dr. Stevenson’s clinical expertise and research focus are on the management of malignancies relative to the lungs, including mesothelioma. Dr. Stevenson has research interests in lung cancer, mesothelioma, thymic cancer, colorectal cancer, blood disorders, sarcoma, yeloma, lymphoma, chemotherapy, thymic tumors and thymoma.

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