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Our Team

Stephen Wrzesinski, M.D.,Ph.D

Stephen Wrzesinski, M.D., Ph.D.

Stephen Wrzesinski, M.D.,Ph.D


Medical Oncology




Albany Medical Center- Patroon Creek
400 Patroon Creek Blvd, Suite 210
Albany, NY 12206
Phone: (518) 262-6696


Director of Immunooncology and Cellular Therapy 

Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree - Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
  • Medical Degree/Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology - SUNY, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
  • Residency - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
  • Fellowship in Medical Oncology-Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT


Board Certified in Medical Oncology

Honors and Awards

  • Casstevens Research Scholar, Hamilton College
  • Hansmann/Zlinkoff Research Stipend, Hamilton College
  • Hitchcock Foundation Grant #240-420 to evaluate dendritic cell genetic signatures
  • Yale Melanoma SPORE Career Development Award

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Sigma Xi, Associate Member
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)

Academic Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Albany Medical College


Dr. Wrzesinski has a strong interest in immunooncology and has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, especially attending their soccer and football games and dance performances. He also enjoys landscaping, gardening, fishing and singing in his local church choir.